Alison D. Alpert

Partner

alison.alpert@bbklaw.com

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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  • “New Employment Laws for California Public Employers” BBKnowledge, Jan. 28, 2016
  • New Public Employment Laws for 2015PublicCEO, Jan. 28, 2015 (via BBKnowledge)
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