Alexander  Hemsley, III

Alexander Hemsley, III

  • Partner


Alexander Hemsley, III is a Partner at DeCotiis. He joined the firm in 2005 and became a partner in 2006. He is a member of the Litigation practice group.

For over 25 years, Mr. Hemsley has handled a wide array of civil litigation matters in both the state and federal courts. He has represented both private and public sector clients in labor and employment litigation involving claims under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) and the Taft-Hartley Act, environmental litigation involving claims under the Federal Superfund law (CERCLA), the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), and the New Jersey Spill Compensation and Control Act, as well as redevelopment litigation and land use litigation. Mr. Hemsley has also handled numerous complex commercial cases and appellate matters. Mr. Hemsley has trial experience and routinely appears in both state and federal courts. He holds an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings, which is the highest ranking available.

Mr. Hemsley received his B.A. magna cum laude from Seton Hall University in 1991 and his J.D., also from Seton Hall, in 1994, where he was a member of the Moot Court Board. Mr. Hemsley is a New Jersey native and lifetime resident.


  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 1994
    • Honors: Moot Court Board
  • Seton Hall University
    • B.A. - 1991
    • Honors: magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1994
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1994
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 2007

Practice Areas

  • Litigation

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association