Overview

As a member of the Littler CaseSmart – Class Action™  team and based in Illinois, Alison Zamora partners with local Littler litigation teams in formulating and executing a discovery strategy for employment litigation cases. She drafts discovery requests and responses, evaluates the opposing party’s requests and responses, reviews documents and oversees document productions, and conducts discovery-related legal research and briefing. Her focus is deposition preparation and motions to compel.

Alison began her legal career in 2007 as a civil rights litigator representing plaintiffs in a variety of matters, including employment discrimination disputes, wrongful prosecutions, criminal appeals and Section 1983 Class Actions. In 2014, she joined a boutique employment law firm where she represented high-level executives in a multitude of employment disputes. She has practiced in both federal and state courts, as well as before various administrative tribunals. She has extensive experience prosecuting claims under:

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act 
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Alison has a passion for public service and education which is reflected in her community involvement.

During law school, Alison earned a certificate in International and Comparitive Law, and was the case summaries editor for the Journal of Art and Entertainment Law.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Lawyer/Evaluator and Lawyer/Coach

Chicago Coalition for Law Related Education’s Public High School Mock Trial Competitions

Judge

Law School Arbitration Competition

American Bar Association

Associate Judge

Awards and Subgrants Committee

American Bar Association

Employment Advisor

Non-profit Employment Project, Chicago, IL

Education

  • J.D., DePaul University College of Law, 2007

Bar Admission

Illinois

Courts

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois