“It is a sin not to do what one
is capable of doing.”

— Jose Marti

Attorney Alejandro Pérez

Alejandro Pérez is a partner at Jaburg Wilk where he focuses his practice on labor and employment law and assisting professionals in trouble.

Alejandro is known for his 360° style of thinking, innovative legal writing, and ready sense of humor, which he manages to deploy even in the most difficult situations.  Contagious energy, thoughtful insight, and natural talent have been the formula to his success.

Alejandro has committed his career to improving the workplace. He routinely defends companies of all sizes against claims of sexual harassment, discrimination, wage and hour violations, wrongful termination, retaliation.

Additionally, Alejandro assists clients with a range of compliance issues, internal and government investigations, compliance audits, restructurings, reductions in force, restrictive covenant agreements, employment handbooks and policies, and other employment law-related issues.

Alejandro’s clients value his proactive approach to identifying preemptive strategies that increase job satisfaction and minimize risk. Alejandro also conducts training on a number of employment-related topics, as well as on diversity, inclusion, implicit bias, respectful workplace norms, and leadership development.

Alejandro also represents professionals before their licensing boards in both investigations and in defending their licenses. He has represented medical professionals, including physicians, nurses and pharmacists; mortgage professionals; contractors; and various other professionals.

Prior to launching his own firm, Alejandro worked at large regional and national law firms where, in addition to his employment law practice, he assisted clients in estate planning, business transactions and civil litigation matters. He has litigated cases involving complex probate disputes, defamation, invasion of privacy, breach of contract, and other commercial matters.

Outside of his law practice, Alejandro is an active member in his community. He also serves as a legal commentator in the media discussing emerging employment issues and other legal topics.

In his free time, Alejandro enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, cooking, reading, music, history, art, theater, and examining popular culture (which includes binge-watching reality television).

Professional Memberships

  • National Employment Law Council
  • Society of Human Resources Management
  • Association of Workplace Investigators
  • Hispanic National Bar Association

Honors & Recognition:

  • Southwest Rising Star, Arizona Super Lawyers (2016-2020)
  • Clerkship for the Honorable Judge Patricia A. Orozco (retired), Arizona Court of Appeals Division, I
  • Judicial Intern for the Honorable Patricia K. Norris (retired), Arizona Court of Appeals, Division I

Community Service

  • Xico, Inc., Past President
  • Advisory Board to Phoenix Police Chief
  • Hispanic Leadership Institute

El Abogado Alejandro Pérez habla español.