Allison Callaghan is a litigator focusing primarily on employment law.  She has experience in complex litigation, including wage-and-hour class and representative actions, and single-plaintiff harassment, discrimination, and wrongful termination cases.  She has also represented clients in alternative dispute resolution and administrative agency proceedings. 

In addition to litigation, Allison advises and counsels both public and private employers on a broad array of employment matters, including personnel policies and procedures, discipline and termination, reasonable accommodation, and leave and wage and hour issues.

Prior to joining Nossaman, Allison practiced general business litigation and employment litigation at law firms in Sacramento and Los Angeles.  As a law student, she clerked for the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing.  She was the recipient of Witkin Awards for Academic Excellence (awarded to the highest grade in class) for Employment Discrimination, Criminal Procedure, and Legal Research & Writing, and served as Senior Articles Editor for the U.C. Davis Law Review.



Speaking Engagements


Community & Professional

Vice Chair, Grants and Awards Committee, Women Lawyers of Sacramento

Board Member, King Hall Young Alumni Association

Member, Sacramento County Bar Association, Litigation and Labor & Employment

Member, MetroEDGE


Honors & Recognitions

Included in Best Lawyers: Ones To Watch for Alternative Dispute Resolution, Labor and Employment Law - Employee and - Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment, 2021

Selected to the Northern California Rising Stars list, 2020



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