Alex Bak-Boychuk
Alex Bak-Boychuk

Alexandra Bak-Boychuk

Tel 215.864.8123
Fax 215.525.5090

Alexandra Bak-Boychuk counsels clients on employment policies and practices, including hiring, firing, and disciplinary procedures, and compliance with various employment laws, including Title VII, PHRA, FMLA, FLSA, and ADA. She also defends employers in employment litigation, including race, gender, and age discrimination, and sexual harassment lawsuits.

Ms. Bak-Boychuk has gained significant experience representing clients in state and federal courts, including collective action defense of wage and hour allegations under the FLSA, as well as before various administrative agencies.

Pro Bono Experience

Ms. Bak-Boychuk's pro bono work includes the defense of a nonprofit organization against unfair labor practice charges, as well as defense of other clients in Philadelphia Municipal Court.

Judicial Clerkships

Hon. William H. Yohn, Jr., U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Professional Activities

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Philadelphia Bar Association

The Forum of Executive Women Mentoring Program

Ballard Spahr's Philadelphia Hiring Committee and Diversity and Inclusion Council

Co-Leader, Ballard Women Associates


Co-author, "Case Study: Kroll v. White Lake Ambulance," Law360, September 19, 2012

Co-author, "Maximizing Your Acquisition Strategy: Merging, Disappearing, or Negotiating with Bargaining Units," 38th Semi-Annual ASHHRA/IRI Labor Activity in Health Care Report, March 2012

"Liar Laws: How MPC § 241.3 and State Unsworn Falsification Statutes Fix the Flaws in the False Statements Act (18 U.S.C. § 1001)," 78 Temple L. Rev. 453, 2005

Speaking Engagements

Panelist, "Litigating FLSA and Rule 23 Suits after the Supreme Court's Ruling in Genesis HealthCare v. Symczyk," Ballard Spahr webinar, May 6, 2013

"Before You Hit Send: How E-Mail Can Get Employers in Trouble," Ballard Spahr webinar, November 14, 2012

"Employee Handbooks," Pennsylvania Bar Institute's Tenth Annual Nonprofit Institute, Philadelphia, May 23, 2012

"Combating Absentee Abuse in the Communication Center," PA Chapter of the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials, March 28, 2012

"Employment Law for Everyone," Ballard Spahr CLE program, June 28, 2011, and March 22, 2011

"Defining 'Disability': New Regulations Implement ADAAA," Ballard Spahr webinar, April 7, 2011

"Avoiding Potential Termination Pitfalls" and "Anatomy of a Reduction in Force," Lorman seminar Employee Discharge and Documentation in Delaware, October 7, 2008

Community Activities

Ms. Bak-Boychuk is active in the Ukrainian League of Philadelphia.

Board Memberships

The Wagner Free Institute of Science

Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law (J.D. 2006, cum laude)
Articles/Symposium Editor, Temple Law Review; Recipient, Robert E. Lamberton and Jerry Zaslow Memorial Awards

Yale University (B.A. 1995, magna cum laude)




U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third CircuitĀ