Alec Zadek

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  • University of Virginia (JD)
  • Brandeis University (BA)

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Alec practices in all areas of complex litigation, including fiduciary matters, insurance and reinsurance, and corporate governance. Alec also routinely advises clients regarding compliance with state and federal regulations.

Alec has experience litigating disputes between shareholders of closely-held corporations and providing advice regarding corporate governance to directors and officers of public and private corporations.

Alec also has experience working on a variety of complex coverage issues involving directors and officers. He has co-authored several articles and client advisories regarding developments in the law pertaining to corporate governance and insurance and reinsurance, including the Director and Officer Liability Insurance Chapter of the American Bar Association Annual Review of Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation.

Alec has experience litigating disputes at trial and on appeal. In 2009 and 2010, he participated in Mintz Levin’s fellowship program, which allowed him to practice as an assistant district attorney for Suffolk County. During the course of the year, Alec took almost a dozen cases to trial for offenses ranging from indecent assault and battery to operating under the influence of alcohol.

While participating in the fellowship program, Alec authored several appeals vital to the prosecution and sentencing of sex offenders, including, Commonwealth v. Maker, SJC-10761, 2011 WL 711566 (Mar. 3, 2011), which he successfully argued before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.

Alec has an active pro bono practice, focusing primarily on survivors of sex trafficking and domestic violence. He has successfully represented victims of sex trafficking to vacate criminal convictions arising from the period when they were victimized and dismiss the charges against them and has presented on this topic. He has also represented a juvenile victim of sex trafficking to obtain Lawful Permanent Resident status. Alec regularly represents victims of domestic violence through Mintz Levin’s Domestic Violence Project.

During law school, he was the news editor of the Virginia Law Weekly.

Recognitions & Awards

  • Emerging Leader, Boston Business Journal (2015)
  • Richard Mintz Pro Bono Award (2014)
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Rising Star: Closely Held Business (2013 – 2017)
  • Kids In Need of Defense, Pro Bono Attorney of the Month (March 2013)
  • Boston Bar Association, Public Interest Leadership Program (2013)

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Member, PLUS New England Chapter Committee
  • Member, Business Associates Club
  • Co-chair, Boston Bar Association, Human Trafficking Sub-Committee
  • Member, Boston Bar Association, Delivery of Legal Services Steering Committee
  • Publications Chair, Massachusetts Bar Association, Business Litigation Committee