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Alexander Nestor

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Alexander Nestor is a partner in San Francisco and is a member of the Labor and Employment Practice Group. Alex represents employers in litigation proceedings in state and federal court, in arbitration, and before administrative agencies on a broad range of employment issues, including discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, defamation, wage and hour, trade secret misappropriation, and unfair competition claims. He represents employers in individual, multi-party and class action employment litigation.

Alex also regularly counsels and assists employers in resolving a variety of employment issues, including compliance with state and federal employment laws, developing effective employee policies and procedures, anti-harassment training, discipline and terminations, internal and government investigations, leaves of absence, disability accommodation, wage and hour compliance, executive employment agreements, severance agreements, and restrictive covenants.

Prior to joining Allen Matkins, Alex was an associate at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP and Littler Mendelson, P.C.


  • Recognized as a leader in the employee mobility area by Legal 500 United States (2007)
  • Named to JDSupra’s Readers’ Choice Awards as Top Author in Broadcast Media Industry (2016)
JD Supra Readers Choice Top Author 2016


Alex earned his J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law. During law school, he served as a judicial law clerk to the Hon. Joyce L. Kennard of the Supreme Court of California. Alex earned his masters degree in international relations from Northeastern University and undergraduate degree from York University.

Bar Admissions

  • California