Attoreny Alfred Feliu - Alternative Dispute Resolution services - ADR
Attorney Alfred G. Feliu | Alternative Dispute Resolution
Employment History
  • Vandenberg & Feliu, 1998-2016, Founding Partner
  • Paul Hastings, 1987-1998, Partner (1991-1998)
  • Finley Kumble Wagner, 1985-1987, Associate
  • Benetar, Isaacs, Bernstein & Schair, 1984-1985, Associate
  • Law Clerk to Honorable Nina Gershon, United States Magistrate Judge, Southern District of New York, 1982-1984
  • Legal Research Associate, Educational Fund for Individual Rights, 1981-1982
  • J.D., Columbia School of Law, 1981
  • B.A., Columbia College, 1978
Bar Admissions
  • New York, 1982
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1999
  • Various federal appellate and district courts
Professional Activities and Recognitions
  • College of Commercial Arbitrators
  • Fellow, College of Labor & Employment Lawyers
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Chair, Labor & Employment Law Section, 2011-12
    • Executive Committee Member 1998-present
    • Labor & Employment Law Section, 1986-present
    • Dispute Resolution Section, Member
  • American Bar Association
    • Labor & Employment Section, Member
    • Litigation Section, Member
  • Editor-in-Chief, New York Employment Law & Practice, American Law Media (1999-2004)
  • Appointed by Governor Mario Cuomo to New York State Human Rights Law Advisory Committee, 1990-98
  • Super Lawyer, 2009-present
  • Manhattanville School of Business, Fall 2013-present (Human Resources graduate courses)
  • St. John’s University School of Law, 2000-2001 (Employment Arbitration course)
Community Service
  • Ackerman Institute for the Family, Board/Executive Committee Member from 1996 to 2021
  • Weekday Nursery School, New Rochelle, New York, Board member since 2012
  • Volunteer Mediator, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 1991-present
  • Arbitrator, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1996-2015
  • National Council for Research on Women, former Board member 2012-15, and Secretary of the Board, 2013-15
  • Bronx Museum of the Arts, Board member 1994-2000, Chair of the Board 1997-2000
  • Westchester Vipers Youth Hockey Association, 1999-2011, Board member (2002-2011), Vice President (2006-2011)
  • New Rochelle Youth Baseball, 1997-2010, coach (1998-2010), Board member (2002-2010),League Commissioner (2004-2010)

Al Feliu has represented clients in all aspects of employment law and in a wide variety of commercial settings for over thirty-five years. Early in his career, after clerking for a federal judge, he represented management clients at prestigious international law firms, most notably with Paul Hastings, where he became a partner in 1991. In 1998, Mr. Feliu founded Vandenberg & Feliu, LLP, where he headed its Employment Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution practices. While at Vandenberg & Feliu he expanded his practice to include the counseling and representation of executives and employees. In June, 2016 Mr. Feliu established Feliu Neutral Services, LLC, following the merger of Vandenberg & Feliu with Michelman & Robinson.

Mr. Feliu brings to his work a wealth of experience from a multitude of perspectives – as counsel to organizations and individuals, as a neutral mediating disputes and resolving them as an arbitrator, and investigating such disputes as an independent investigator. Mr. Feliu’s focus is on finding solutions to his clients’ legal and business disputes solutions rather than on promoting adversarial options. It is no coincidence that the first of his four books, published in 1988, was entitled Resolving Employment Disputes Without Litigation, that he was recently Chair of the Labor & Employment Law Section of the New York State Bar Association, and that he has served as EEO Officer for the Port of New York and New Jersey since 2006. Mr. Feliu is also both a Fellow of the College of Commercial Arbitrators and a Fellow of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers and has been selected as a Super Lawyer every year since 2009.