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Alison B. Marshall


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  • University of Pennsylvania (J.D. cum laude 1984); Princeton University (A.B. cum laude 1981)

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, Michigan, and District of Columbia; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third, Fourth, Sixth, Seventh, and Eleventh Circuits, and U.S. District Courts for District of Columbia, Maryland, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Eastern District of Michigan, and Central District of Illinois


  • Law Clerk to Judge Daniel H. Huyett 3rd, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania (1984-1986)

Alison Marshall is an active litigator who has extensive experience handling complex employment litigation matters including employment discrimination class actions, FLSA collective and state wage and hour class actions, and whistleblower claims. She also routinely counsels employers on pay equity and related compensation issues, class action waivers, OFCCP compliance, ADA compliance, early retirement programs, reorganizations and reductions in force, and sexual and racial harassment policies.

Alison's recent engagements include successfully representing several employers facing potential collective actions under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act challenging layoff and university hiring practices and guiding several companies through complex pay equity reviews. She is a frequent speaker on employment and civil rights issues and the author of a number of published articles on EEO issues. She is a member of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers as well as a member of the Equal Employment Opportunity and the Employee Rights and Responsibilities Committees of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the American Bar Association.

Alison also maintains an active pro bono practice. She co-chairs Jones Day's Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force and recently supervised a team of associates who obtained a highly publicized jury verdict in the Eastern District of Virginia on behalf of a victim of severe trafficking. She also participates in global training programs on human trafficking issues, most recently in Arusha, Tanzania.

Honors & Distinctions

  • Fellow, College of Labor and Employment Lawyers

    Named one of the Top 100 "Most Powerful Employment Attorneys" by Human Resources Executive (listed each year since 2012)

    Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (listed each year since 2005)

    Washington DC Super Lawyers (since 2007)
Alison Marshall