Alison N. Davis - Littler Mendelson P.C.

Alison N. Davis

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008
Phone: 202-772-2533

Alison N. Davis represents management in employment and labor law. She has extensive litigation experience in the employment arena, including:

  • Sexual harassment
  • Race, national origin, age, gender and disability discrimination
  • Overtime
  • Wrongful termination claims
  • Pay discrimination issues
  • Wage and hour matters

She regularly appears in state and federal courts and before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Maryland Commission on Human Relations, the District of Columbia Office of Human Rights, and the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor.

Alison also handles prevailing wage and health and welfare benefit issues, conducts discrimination and harassment investigations, and assists clients with debarments, ethics issues, and performance management. She has specific knowledge of:

  • Title VII
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • The Older Worker Benefit Protection Act
  • The Service Contract Act
  • The Fair Labor Standards Act
  • The Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • The Workers Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act
  • The False Claims Act
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act
  • The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act
  • The Railway Labor Act
  • The D.C. Family and Medical Leave Act
  • The D.C. Human Rights Act
  • The D.C. Accrued Sick and Safe Leave Act

Alison also counsels employers on employment laws, compliance, policies and procedures, disciplinary actions, diversity and wage and hour issues.

Alison frequently works with the following types of clients:

  • Government contractors
  • Public charter schools
  • Airlines
  • Hotels
  • Home healthcare agencies
  • Not-for-profits
  • Medical practices
  • Congressionally created private corporations
  • Private security guard companies
  • Retailers

Additionally, Alison works as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University teaching workplace ethics and global labor and employment law for the School of Continuing Studies, Human Resources Management program.

Earlier in her career, Alison served as associate general counsel for labor and employment at a national railroad, as vice-president and assistant general counsel with an insurance company, and later, as a partner at a Washington, D.C., law firm.

Harvard Law SchoolJ.D. McGill UniversityBA
Friends of Choice in Urban Schools - Georgetown UniversitySecond Annual Diversity Summit, National Association of African Americans in Human Resources, D.C. Chapter, November 30, 2010National Association of African Americans in Human Resources, D.C. Chapter National Bar AssociationAmerican Bar Association

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland

Office Location

815 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 400
Washington, DC 20006
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2012 Lawyer of the Year in Labor Law - Management of the Washington DC Metro Area
Alison N. Davis has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment