Alexandra H. Clauss

Alexandra H. Clauss

Burlington VT

Alexa Clauss blends litigation experience with a deep understanding of employment law issues to provide valued counsel to corporate clients. She regularly advises clients on compliance with state and federal employment laws, provides guidance on a complete range of employment issues, and reviews and prepares employment documents. She is a frequent speaker on employment law.

Admitted to Practice

  • Vermont Bar
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • New Hampshire Bar
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire
  • California Bar

Professional Affiliations

  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Champlain, Class of 2015
  • Vermont Bar Association
  • Chittenden County Bar Association


  • Tulane University Law School, J.D.
  • McGill University, Bachelor of Commerce 

Pro Bono & Volunteer Work

Speaking Engagements

  • Presenter on "Human Resource Law from A to Z"; Holiday Inn; May 9, 2017
  • Presenter on the U.S. Department of Labor's Final Rule on Overtime, Vermont's Earned Sick Leave law and Vermont's "Ban the Box" law; LCRCC offices, December 1, 2016
  • Presenter on "Employment Law Update", VHCA Annual Meeting, Stoweflake Resort, November 15, 2016
  • Presenter, "Employment Law Update"; Vermont Medical Society; October 19, 2016
  • Presenter; "Administering the Family and Medical Act in Vermont”; Lorman Seminar; September 23, 2014
  • Presenter; "Social Media in the Workplace”; Lorman Seminar Employment Law Update; February 26, 2014
  • Presenter on PPACA's impact on employers; Lorman Seminar: “Health Care Reform for Employers: Now What?” September 24, 2013
  • Presenter on Handbooks, document retention, and legislative changes; NBI seminar: “Employment Law: 2013 Comprehensive Guide”; June 12, 2013
  • Presenter; “Social Media and Health Care Employees”; Vermont Health Care Association's Membership Meeting & Education Program; January 22, 2013
  • Presenter on discrimination and harassment; Sterling Education Services Seminar: “Employment Law Beyond the Basics”; January 24, 2012


Proficient in Spanish, French and Greek