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Allison J. Fernandez

Senior Counsel

(415) 875-3315
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San Francisco
275 Battery Street
Suite 2000
San Francisco, CA 94111


Los Angeles
633 West Fifth Street
52nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071


Education

J.D., University of San Diego School of Law, 2010

B.A., San Diego State University, 2004

  • SDSU Women's NCAA Div. I Swim Team
  • Mountain West Conference All-Academic Team
  • Scholar-Athlete Award Recipient

Allison Fernandez is senior counsel with the Commercial Litigation, Privacy & Data Security, and Employment practice groups. She handles a wide variety of litigation matters at both the state and federal level, including complex commercial disputes, class actions and multidistrict litigation (MDL), products liability, employment law, intellectual property, and professional liability.

Ms. Fernandez has extensive experience defending retailers, debt collectors, and other businesses in consumer class action litigation, including claims arising under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA), California’s Rosenthal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (RFDCPA), and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). She has successfully defeated class certification in a nationwide putative class action alleging claims under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

Ms. Fernandez has also successfully defended corporate officers and directors in shareholder derivative suits, securities fraud, and breach of fiduciary duty claims. She has additionally represented employers in the defense of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful termination claims.

Admission

California
United States District Court, Northern, Central, Eastern, and Southern Districts of California

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Contact

(415) 875-3315

afernandez@gordonrees.com


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San Francisco

Los Angeles

Education

J.D., University of San Diego School of Law, 2010

B.A., San Diego State University, 2004

  • SDSU Women's NCAA Div. I Swim Team
  • Mountain West Conference All-Academic Team
  • Scholar-Athlete Award Recipient

Allison J. Fernandez

Senior Counsel

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Biography

Allison Fernandez is senior counsel with the Commercial Litigation, Privacy & Data Security, and Employment practice groups. She handles a wide variety of litigation matters at both the state and federal level, including complex commercial disputes, class actions and multidistrict litigation (MDL), products liability, employment law, intellectual property, and professional liability.

Ms. Fernandez has extensive experience defending retailers, debt collectors, and other businesses in consumer class action litigation, including claims arising under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA), California’s Rosenthal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (RFDCPA), and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). She has successfully defeated class certification in a nationwide putative class action alleging claims under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

Ms. Fernandez has also successfully defended corporate officers and directors in shareholder derivative suits, securities fraud, and breach of fiduciary duty claims. She has additionally represented employers in the defense of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful termination claims.

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Admission

California
United States District Court, Northern, Central, Eastern, and Southern Districts of California

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