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
- 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
- Home healthcare agencies
- Medical practices
- Congressionally created private corporations
- Private security guard companies
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.