Alex Pisarevsky practices primarily in the fields of complex commercial litigation and debtor-creditor litigation.  Within these areas, he has successfully represented clients in individual, class, and collective actions in such diverse matters as consumer fraud, wage and hour, bankruptcy, and business transactions and litigation.

Alex has litigated matters that have been the subject of published opinions in both state and federal court.  In addition, he has represented clients in commercial and wage and hour matters before the American Arbitration Association. Alex has successfully arbitrated more than 40 cases as lead counsel, including multiple contested hearings through verdict.

A Russian speaker, Alex started at Cohn Lifland as a law clerk in 2007 and joined the firm as an associate the following year.

Mr. Pisarevsky graduated from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he was the Managing Editor of the Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal and Co-President of the Russian Law Students' Association. While in law school, he spent a semester in the Prosecutor Practicum, a competitively-selected full-time internship with the Manhattan District Attorney's Office. At the Manhattan DA's Office, he worked in a general trial bureau and successfully prosecuted a narcotics eviction case.

  • Co-author, “Trends in the Analysis of Choice of Law in National Class Actions in the State and Federal Courts of New Jersey,” New Jersey Lawyer, April 2015, with Peter S. Pearlman
  • Co-author, Chapter 6, “The Use of Character Proof in Civil and Criminal Matters” in New Jersey Trial and Evidence, New Jersey ICLE (2009) with Peter P. Green, Esq. and Barry A. Knopf, Esq.
  • “COPE-ing with the Future: An Examination of the Potential Copyright Liability of Non-Neutral Networks for Infringing Internet Content,” 24 Cardozo Arts & Ent. L.J. 1359 (2008)
  • Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey
  • BNI
  • Justice Morris Pashman American Inn of Court, Graduate
  • Suarez v. Eastern International College, 428 N.J.Super. 10 (App. Div. 2012), cert. denied, 213 N.J. 57 (2013)
  • Otos Tech Co., Ltd. v. OGK America, Inc., 653 F.3d 310 (3d Cir. 2011)
  • The New Jersey Law Journal, “New Leader of the Bar”*
  • Selected to the list of New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2018-2021, in Employment & Labor*

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