Partner, Armstrong Teasdale LLP
Alexandra (Sasha) Thaler’s practice involves guiding company leadership and Human Resources professionals at employers across multiple industries in all aspects of employment law, from compliance through dispute resolution.
Thaler regularly advises employers in the life sciences, staffing, manufacturing, software, hospitality, and other industries on issues relating to hiring, terminations, wage and hour compliance, leaves of absence, discipline, harassment and discrimination claims, and reductions in force, and drafting and interpreting employment-related contracts. Thaler also assists clients with establishing compliant policies and practices relating to a wide range of federal and state laws, including the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act of 1988 (WARN), and similar state statutes and common law obligations, across multiple jurisdictions.
She also supports businesses in defending state and federal agency actions and responding to agency investigations and conducts internal investigations—in both higher education and corporate settings—and audits relating to matters such as allegations of discrimination, harassment, and unprofessional conduct and wage and hour compliance. Thaler has also assisted clients in the social services, transit, and other industries in labor negotiations and related arbitrations under the National Labor Relations Act.