Allison B. Hernandez is an Associate in Lozano Smith's Sacramento office. Her practice is focused on litigation issues affecting public agencies.
Ms. Hernandez is experienced in various aspects of employment litigation, and has defended employers in pre-litigation, arbitration and all phases of litigation against claims for discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, retaliation and whistleblower claims, breach of contract, and alleged wage and hour violations. She is skilled in taking and defending depositions, drafting successful dispositive motions, and participating in all phases of mediation.
Ms. Hernandez earned her J.D. from the Oklahoma City University School of Law, and attended the St. Thomas University School of Law as a visiting Juris Doctor student. While in law school, she was named to the Dean's List, a Merit Scholar, and was given the CALI Awards of Excellence in International Law, as well as Women's Rights and Rights of the Child. Ms. Hernandez received her B.A. in International Relations and Political Science from the University of Arkansas, and minored in Latin American Studies and Anthropology.
Ms. Hernandez has received certification through ATIXA as a participant in Level 1 and Level 3 ATIXA Civil Rights Investigator Trainings.