Alison graduated from the University of Chicago Law School, where she won the University of Chicago Graduate Council’s Graduate Student Leadership Recognition Award for her work as president of her law school’s Domestic and Sexual Violence Project (DSVP). DSVP also won the Student Organization Pro Bono award under Alison’s tenure. While in law school, she was a litigation intern for the ACLU of Northern California, as well as a legal intern for the Victim Rights Law Center in Boston, MA. She also participated in the Civil Rights and Police Accountability Project and served on the Office of the Provost’s Sexual Misconduct Advisory Board.
Before law school, Alison was the Director of Organizing & Coalitions at Rise, Inc., where she edited a draft of Rise’s bipartisan Survivors’ Bill of Rights Act of 2016, which was signed into law after unanimous passage by Congress. In addition, she was a staff reporter for the San Francisco Daily Journal; a teaching assistant at a primary school in Madrid, Spain; and the Assistant Director and Lead Educator at Strong Wings Adventure School in Nantucket, MA.
As part of her practice, Alison maintains an active pro bono practice. In recognition of her pro bono service, she received the California Lawyers Association's Wiley W. Manuel Certificate for 2019-2020.Show More