Allison Waks's practice focuses on complex commercial litigation in federal and state courts. Her experience across a variety of industries includes matters involving contractual disputes, consumer class actions, employment, bankruptcy, consumer fraud, trade secrets, and the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Her litigation experience covers all stages of the trial and appellate process. Allison also has experience in international commercial arbitration and mediation.
Allison is strongly committed to pro bono service, particularly on behalf of clients with domestic relations and immigration issues.
Prior to joining Jones Day, Allison worked as an associate for a large human resource consulting firm, focusing on global executive compensation and rewards issues and crafting performance-based business models for multinational and nonprofit clients.
- University of Michigan (J.D. 2013; Executive Editor, Michigan Journal of Law Reform); Cornell University (B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations 2008)
- New York and U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, and Northern Districts of New York
- Intern, U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of New York (Summer 2011)