AlexandraZabierek (Alex)


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Alex Zabierek represents employers in a diverse range of complex labor and employment matters in state and federal courts, as well as before arbitrators and administrative agencies. She has experience representing clients in cases involving Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Federal Railroad Safety Act, and other federal and state laws. Alex also assists in representing employers in labor relations issues, including grievance and arbitration proceedings.

In addition, Alex maintains an active pro bono practice. She has drafted appellate briefs in cases involving habeas corpus and Section 1983 claims and has represented a client seeking asylum.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Alex served as a law clerk for Judge Carolyn Dineen King of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Court and for Chief Justice Joel Bolger of the Alaska Supreme Court.


  • Freight railroads obtain injunction requiring conductors' union to bargainJones Day has secured a permanent injunction on behalf of the nation's major freight railroads against the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers, Transportation Division ("SMART-TD"), requiring the union to immediately begin bargaining with the railroads over train crew staffing.
  • Prisoner obtains vacatur of judgment dismissing civil-rights lawsuitThe U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit appointed Jones Day associate Ben Cassady to represent an Illinois prisoner whose civil-rights complaint against Illinois prison officials was dismissed for failure to exhaust administrative remedies.
  • Global defense contractor secures dismissal of lawsuit brought by former Saudi Arabia-based employeeJones Day successfully represented a global defense contractor and one of its management employees in a lawsuit brought by a former employee who had worked in their Saudi Arabia branch office.
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