ProfessionalsAllison Carol Penfield
An associate in the Litigation Department, Allison focuses on patent litigation. She has worked on matters involving a variety of technologies, including semiconductors and medical devices and treatments, many of which involved parallel inter partes review proceedings. Allison has experience in all aspects of litigation, including trial, summary judgment, and discovery. She also has significant experience taking and defending both fact and expert depositions.
Allison has also worked on a number of pro bono matters, including matters related to family law, immigration, and reproductive rights. In 2017, Allison received the Above & Beyond Pro Bono Achievement Award from Sanctuary for Families for her work as part of a trial team that secured an order of protection for the client.
Allison has a B.A. in physics from Franklin & Marshall College and a J.D. from Boston University.