As OD Comply Counsel, Allison monitors, researches, and analyzes federal, state, and local employment law developments and develops related content for the firm’s OD Comply subscription service.
Allison is an experienced employment attorney and workplace investigator. She has conducted numerous complex workplace investigations concerning claims of harassment, discrimination, retaliation, whistleblowing, and more, and practiced employment law at several large law firms, including as one of the founding attorneys of Ogletree’s New York City office, where she was an Associate and Of Counsel from 2012-2018. Allison’s employment practice focused primarily on counseling management on human resources issues, including hiring, evaluating, disciplining, and terminating employees; managing leaves of absence and other employee accommodations; drug testing; and wage and hour laws. She also often conducted management and employee training; drafted and revised employment-related documents, including severance agreements, restrictive covenant agreements, employment agreements, and employee handbooks; and served as lead counsel in matters before federal and state courts and administrative agencies.
Allison earned her J.D., cum laude, in May 2007 from Hofstra University School of Law, where she served as a Notes & Comments editor on the Hofstra Law Review. Additionally, she graduated cum laude from New York University in 2003, where she received a B.A. in Journalism and English Literature.