Alison D. Alpert

Partner

Tel: (619) 525-1304

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At a Glance

Alison served as intern for the United States Attorney’s Office Eastern District of California while in law school.
 
She is a regular presenter at labor and employment seminars, speaking about family and medical leave, drug and alcohol policies and disability issues.
 
Alison represents private and public employers in a broad range of employment litigation.

 

Alison D. Alpert is a partner in the Labor & Employment practice group at Best Best & Krieger LLP. Alison represents private and public employers in a broad range of employment litigation including harassment, wrongful termination, retaliation and discrimination based upon gender, race, national origin, age and disability. Alison also frequently advises clients concerning employee handbooks and employment policies related to harassment, wage and hour issues, workplace violence, drug and alcohol testing, privacy, discipline and termination. Alison additionally has significant experience in representing and advising clients on issues related to public access and accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Alison also regularly participates as a speaker in labor and employment seminars, speaking on issues of family and medical leave, drug and alcohol policies and disability issues.

While attending law school, Alison served as an intern for the United States Attorney’s Office Eastern District of California and participated in a civil rights clinic. She is admitted to practice in the State of California.

Education

  • University of California, Davis School of Law, J.D.
  • Pomona College, B.A., government
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Legal Alerts Aug 1, 2017

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Legal Alerts Mar 14, 2016

New FEHA Regulations Take Effect April 1

May Require Employers to Amend Their Existing Policies

  • “New Employment Laws for California Public Employers” BBKnowledge, Jan. 28, 2016
  • New Public Employment Laws for 2015PublicCEO, Jan. 28, 2015 (via BBKnowledge)
  • “State Supreme Court Limits Monetary Damages Under FEHA in Mixed Motive Discrimination Cases,” BB&K Legal Alert, Feb. 7, 2013
BB&K Webinar Dec 13, 2018

Annual Labor & Employment Update

BB&K Free Webinar

[WEBINAR] Annual Labor & Employment Update
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[WEBINAR] Annual Labor & Employment Update

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Event Dec 3-7, 2018

CALPELRA Annual Conference 2018

The California Public Employers Labor Relations Association

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Videos Jan 9, 2018

[WEBINAR] Labor & Employment Law: What Changed in 2017

BB&K Free Webinar

BB&K Event Jan 9, 2018

Labor & Employment Law: What Changed in 2017

BB&K Free Webinar

Event Dec 4-8, 2017

Embracing A World Of Difference

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[WEBINAR] Prop. 64: Marijuana, Employer Policies and Employee Rights

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[WEBINAR] Annual Labor & Employment Update 2016
Videos Dec 9, 2016

[WEBINAR] Annual Labor & Employment Update 2016

New Legislation and Case Law Impacting California Employers

BB&K Event Dec 8, 2016

BB&K Webinar: Annual Labor & Employment Update 2016

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Alison Alpert Video Bio
Videos Nov 30, 2016

Alison Alpert Video Bio

Partner

Event Nov 1-4, 2016

Play Hard. Play Fair. Play Together.

CALPELRA 2016 41st Annual Training Conference

Event Sep 27-29, 2016

2016 PELRAC Annual Conference

Public Employer Labor Relations Association of California

California Offers Guidance on Educating Employees About Workplace Bullying
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California Offers Guidance on Educating Employees About Workplace Bullying

BB&K Partner Alison Alpert Was Interviewed by the Society for Human Resource Management on New Regulations That Provide Employers Guidance on What Constitutes Harassment

Event Mar 31, 2016

Creating an Accessible City

International Municipal Lawyers Association

Event Feb 9, 2016

Labor & Employment Law Update

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BB&K In the News Jun 17, 2015

Workplace: Law Calls for “Anti-Abusive Conduct” Workplace Training

BB&K Partner Alison Alpert Discusses California's New Anti-Bullying Employee Training Requirements With The Press-Enterprise

Event May 6-7, 2015

LCC City Attorneys’ Spring Conference

League of California Cities

BB&K Event Dec 10, 2014

BB&K Webinar: Labor & Employment Update 2014

9:30 - 11:30 a.m. PT | Webinar

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