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Alison C. Gibbs

ALISON C. GIBBS is a Senior Associate with FERRUZZO.  Ms. Gibbs was born in Toledo, Ohio and admitted to the California Bar in 2008.  She earned her undergraduate degree from Pepperdine University in 2003, and her juris doctor degree from Santa Clara School of Law in 2007.

As a member of the firm’s Employment Practice Group, Alison represents employers in a wide-range of employment-related litigation, with an emphasis in wage and hour defense.  Alison also regularly advises employers before litigation ever occurs, handling employment disputes and managing day-to-day employee issues, including reviewing employee handbooks/personnel policies, wage and hour compliance, leave issues, internal investigations, lay-offs, disciplinary action, terminations, severance negotiations, and other employment practices.

Alison resides in Newport Beach and enjoys Ohio State football, running, hiking, and spending time with her family and friends.

Areas of Practice

Employment Law
Employer Defense Litigation

Bar Admissions

State Bar of California, Member
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California


Pepperdine University
Malibu, California
B.A. Degree in Political Science

Santa Clara University School of Law
Santa Clara, California
Juris Doctor

Classes / Seminars Taught

The Federal Bar Association Annual Convention &amp; Meeting in San Juan, Puerto Rico 2013, Speaker, Panel Topic: Keeping a Pulse on Class and Collective Actions: an Analysis of Recent Supreme Court and Federal Court Decisions Involving Rule 23 and the FLSA.