Alexis Stanley

Alexis Stanley serves as Associate Counsel for the United Federation of Teachers (“UFT”) where she represents over 200,000 members in both the public and private sector. At the UFT she advises union representatives on grievance arbitration, organizing issues, unfair labor proceedings, and on discipline and discharge issues. Alexis also negotiates and drafts collective bargaining agreements on behalf of NYC public and charter school educators.

Prior to joining the UFT, Alexis worked as an associate attorney at union-side labor law firm Levy Ratner where she represented unions and individuals across various industries. While at Levy Ratner she counseled union leadership through contract negotiations, duty of fair representation charges, representation elections, dues enforcement proceedings, strike issues, represented workers in arbitrations, and represented unions before administrative agencies. Lastly, Alexis has advised private individuals on employment discrimination matters and related workers’ rights litigation.

Alexis is a member of the New York City Bar Association, and also serves as Co-Chair of the Young Lawyers Division for the Metropolitan Black Bar Association, the largest African-American bar association in New York State. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Rhetorical Studies from Syracuse University and a Juris Doctor from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law.