Alexander D’Jamoos, Counsel of Sattiraju & Tharney, LLP, is an experienced civil litigator, risk manager, and court-appointed mediator focusing his practice on commercial, employment and education law. Alex strives to be approachable, responsive, efficient and effective in representing his clients.
In private practice, Alex represents a variety of clients successfully litigating commercial claims in arbitration and court, managing e-discovery in class action litigation, and conducting internal investigations and legal compliance audits. Alex has broad experience and success administering and litigating insurance claims related to product defect, construction disputes, as well as property, casualty and employment practices liability.
Alex has devoted much of his legal practice and volunteerism to being a thought leader in education. Alex served as Associate Deputy General Counsel and Risk Management Counsel of Newark Board of Education in Newark, New Jersey, where his responsibilities included advising the Board, Superintendent and administrators on employment, civil rights, constitutional law, contract, cyber/data security, ethics, and risk management matters. In this role, Alex actively managed more than 100 civil litigations and hundreds of worker’s compensation claims to achieve the district’s legal objectives, substantially reducing the district’s liability and expenses. Alex dutifully serves as an elected member of the Long Hill Township Board of Education and on the Board of Directors of Saint Joseph – A College Preparatory School.
Mr. D’Jamoos received his B.A. from Rutgers University where he served on the University Senate and University Board of Trustees, was recognized as a Henry Rutgers Scholar, and admitted into the prestigious Cap & Skull Honor Society. Upon earning his J.D. degree from Seton Hall Law School, Alex served as a Law Clerk to Hon. Douglas M. Fasciale, J.S.C. and Hon. Robert J. Mega, J.S.C of the New Jersey Superior Court, Union County, in the Law and Family Divisions, respectively.