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Cerritos
12800 Center Court Drive
Suite 300
Cerritos, CA 90703

562-653-3200
562-653-3333 fax

Education

  • J.D., Chapman University, Dale E. Fowler School of Law
  • B.A., University of California, Riverside

Bar Admissions

  • 2015, California

Memberships and Affiliations

  • State Bar of California

Allison M. Scott

Associate

Practice Areas

Allison Scott is an associate in the Cerritos office of Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo. She represents employers in labor law and various employment litigation matters, defending clients against allegations of wrongful termination, discrimination, wage & hour violations, harassment and other claims. Ms. Scott’s experience includes multiple stages of the litigation process, including drafting of briefs, motion practice, mediation sessions and administrative hearings. 

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Ms. Scott worked as a manager with a large movie chain, handling all aspects of human resources. As a manager, she gained an insider’s knowledge of employee issues such as hiring and discipline, team development and operational issues.

Education
Ms. Scott earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in history, law & society from the University of California, Riverside with High Honors and her Juris Doctor from Chapman University, Dale E. Fowler School of Law, with a business law emphasis. While in law school, she received a full merit scholarship, won a CALI Award for earning the highest grade in her class and served as Editor-in-Chief of the Nexus: Journal of Law & Public Policy. She also acted as a research assistant for two professors, summarizing relevant cases, law review articles, news articles and state statutes for scholarly articles.

As a law student, Ms. Scott worked as a legal intern with the Riverside City Attorney’s Office. She also worked as a legal extern with the Orange County District Attorney’s Office - Environmental Protection Unit, researching legal issues.

Publications and Speaking Engagements
Ms. Scott is an active contributor to the firm’s publications and blogs. She has co-authored numerous client Alerts, including:

  • “California Legislative Season Impacts Employment Laws for 2017 and Beyond” (Oct. 2016)
  • “Employers Beware: An Employer’s Obligation to Engage in the Interactive Process Applies to Workers’ Compensation Claims” (Aug. 2016)
  • “California Employers Should Start Planning for Upcoming Minimum Wage and Minimum Salary Increases” (July 2016)
  • “California Court of Appeal Finds Employers Must Accommodate Employee’s Association with Disabled Individuals” (April 2016)

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