A frequent writer and lecturer on issues of employment law, Alito is chair of the editorial board of the New Jersey Law Journal, a past President of the Association of the Federal Bar of the State of New Jersey, and a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and the International Society of Barristers. She serves on the Lawyers Advisory Committee to the United States District Court. She has served on several New Jersey Supreme Court Committees as well as the New Jersey Model Jury Charge Employment Law Subcommittee. Alito has taught employment law at the New Jersey Judicial College.
Alito is an experienced litigator in trials and appeals in both state and federal courts. She has served as lead counsel in the successful defense of class actions under ERISA and the LMRA involving multiple-employer welfare and pension trust funds, and trials of class actions challenging termination of retiree medical benefits. Her litigation experience in discrimination and wage and hour matters ranges from single-plaintiff cases to EEOC actions challenging companywide and nationwide policies.
Alito graduated in 1974 from Smith College and in 1978 from the Rutgers University School of Law in Newark, where she was a member of the Law Review.