Alexandra H. Clauss

Alexandra H. Clauss

Burlington VT

Posts by Alexandra H. Clauss

Minimum Salary Level for Exempt Employees Set to Increase on 1/1/2020

On September 27, 2019, the United States…

LIFT Giving Circle Donates Over $18K to Steps To End Domestic Violence

On Wednesday, November 13, 2019, the members…

Alexandra Clauss Named to Vermont Rising Star Class of 2019

We are proud to announce that Alexandra (Alexa)…

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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.


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

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

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

Pro Bono & Volunteer Work

  • Co-Founder of LIFT, a Women's Giving Circle 
  • Center for Women & Enterprise - Vermont, Volunteer Trainer & Consultant, 2017 – present; Advisory Board Member 2019 – present
  • Greater Burlington Women's Forum, Leadership Team


Proficient in Spanish, French and Greek

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