Alvina Swati



Alvina Swati is an associate at the firm's Newark office. Her practice focuses on labor and employment law, representing public and private section unions in state and federal court and administrative proceedings.


Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Swati clerked for the Honorable L. Grace Spencer, Superior Court of New Jersey, where she wrote bench memoranda and opinions on a variety of matters, including civil litigation, employment law and contractual disputes. She also conducted mediation sessions between adverse parties in the Essex County Special Civil Part.


At Rutgers School of Law-Newark, Ms. Swati worked as a Peggy Browning legal fellow at the NLRB, Regional 4 office and as a law clerk with AFL-CIO, IFPTE Local 20. She has also worked as an intern with Cohen, Weiss, and Simon, NLRB Division of Judges, New York branch office, and the Honorable Michael A. Shipp, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. In addition, Ms. Swati served as an Associate Editor of the Rutgers, Race, and the Law Review Journal and as a Legal Research and Writing teaching assistant.


She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Rutgers University, where she graduated with honors, and her Master’s in Labor and Employment Relations from Rutgers University.



Rutgers University School of Law-Newark, J.D. 2017

Rutgers University, M.A.

Rutgers University, B.A.


Bar Admissions

New Jersey, 2017


Professional Affiliations


New Jersey State Bar Association




Child Labor: The Price is Low, but the Cost is High, Rutgers Race & L. Rev. (2017).

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