Allison Verrilli joined the firm in 2018 for a two-year term as a civil rights paralegal. Her work focuses on supporting the civil rights litigation and civil rights counseling work of the firm’s attorneys.
Allison graduated from the University of Notre Dame, magna cum laude, with a B.A. in Political Science and a supplementary major in Spanish. During college, Allison interned for United We Dream, a non-profit focused on organizing and advocating for the rights of immigrant communities and on campus, and was a member of the Student Coalition for Immigration Advocacy. She was also active politically, interning with Senator Cory Booker’s Office and volunteering for the Indiana Democratic Party. During her senior year, she completed an honors thesis analyzing the antecedents to white racial identity formation and how racial group identity impacted political attitudes and behavior during the 2016 Presidential Election. For this work she received the John Roos Awardfor the best senior thesis in the area of American politics.
Outside of work she enjoys exploring second-hand book stores, going to concerts, and playing soccer on the National Mall with some of her fellow paralegals. After her time at the firm, she plans to attend law school.