Alba V. Aviles is an associate at Day Pitney LLP. Alba represents private and public sector businesses in commercial litigation matters before state and federal courts, such as shareholder litigation, enforcement of restrictive covenants and intellectual property disputes. She has experience handling employment matters, including drafting employee handbook policies, arbitration of employment, sexual harassment, retaliation, and hostile work environment claims. Alba also represents mortgage companies, loan servicers and other financial institutions in the defense of claims by borrowers. Additionally, Alba has experience drafting EB-5 petitions for immigrant investors, real estate developers and regional centers.
Alba served as a law clerk to The Honorable Walter Koprowski, Jr., Presiding Judge in the New Jersey Superior Court's Chancery Division - General Equity/Probate Part in Essex County. There, Alba gained experience in business litigation, as well as probate litigation. During law school, Alba was a legal intern for the Honorable Michael Shipp, U.S.D.J., while he served as a magistrate judge, and the Honorable Faith Hochberg, U.S.D.J. in the District of the New Jersey.
Alba received her J.D. from Rutgers School of Law – Newark, where she served as Editor-in-Chief for the Rutgers Race & the Law Review and President of the Association of Latin American Law Students. Prior to law school, Alba worked in New York City for two start-ups, where she gained unique perspective on the growth and development of these businesses. Alba received her Bachelor of Arts from Syracuse University.