Alison N. Davis

Alison N. Davis


Recognized since 2008

Washington, District of Columbia

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management

Labor Law - Management

Litigation - Labor and Employment

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Labor Law - Management
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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.

Contact & Links
  • 815 Connecticut Avenue NW
    Suite 400
    Washington, DC 20006
  • Harvard University, J.D., graduated 1991
Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia, The District of Columbia Bar
  • Massachusetts, Massachusetts Bar Association
  • New York, New York State Bar Association
  • National Bar Association - Member
  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Friends of Choice in Urban Schools - Georgetown University - Partner
  • National Association of African Americans in Human Resources, D.C. Chapter - Founding Member
  • Second Annual Diversity Summit, National Association of African Americans in Human Resources, D.C. Chapter, November 30, 2010 - Co-Chair

Headquarters: San Francisco, California

235 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

194 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Labor Law - Management
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Labor Law - Management, Washington, DC (2012)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
Special Focus:
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Defense
  • Discrimination
  • Education
  • Harassment
  • Litigation
  • Management
  • State and Federal
  • Transportation
  • Wage-Hour Law
  • Whistleblowers
  • Named, Super Lawyer - Washington, DC, Super Lawyers, 2013
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Workers' Compensation Law
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

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