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Allison R. McLaughlin

Of Counsel & Professional Development Manager

P. 303.244.1943 | F. 303.244.1879

Biography

Allison McLaughlin is an experienced advocate who helps clients in complex, high-stakes litigation and appeals. Her legal practice focuses on consumer class actions, commercial litigation, and wage and hour litigation. Allison excels in developing creative strategies to resolve complex disputes, and in drafting significant briefs. She has substantial experience taking claims from pre-litigation through trials and appeals across a variety of industries.

As part of the national class action defense counsel team for Whirlpool Corporation, Allison has helped obtain numerous dismissals and non-class settlements, as well as defeated class certification, in cases alleging product defects, false advertising, and unfair consumer practices. In 2014, Allison was one of the lawyers who successfully defended Whirlpool in a class action trial involving allegedly "moldy" washing machines (Glazer v. Whirlpool). Following three weeks of trial in the Northern District of Ohio, the jury returned a complete defense verdict for Whirlpool.

In addition to WTO, Allison has served as an associate at the Denver office of Littler Mendelson, a large international labor and employment firm, where she gained extensive experience in federal and state courts litigating matters that involving alleged violations of Title VII, ADEA, ADA, FMLA, ERISA, non-competition agreements, and wrongful discharge. Allison began her legal career as a litigation associate in the New York City office of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.

Cases

Other Experience

Littler Mendelson, P.C.
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, LLP

Legal Memberships, Activities, and Honors

Colorado Rising Stars
    Class Action/Mass Torts, 2017-2020

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