Alison E. Cordova Attorney McCarthy Law PLC
Alison E. Cordova Attorney at McCarthy Law PLC in San Francisco
Alison E. Cordova is Lead Attorney in the McCarthy Law PLC San Francisco, California office and a member of the California Bar. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and Pre-Law from Columbia University. While at Columbia, Alison competed as a member of the varsity softball team and was elected by her teammates to represent their interests to the Undergraduate Athletic Council. Alison received her Juris Doctor Degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law where she graduated cum laude. While at Hastings, Alison won the Witkin Award and the Cali Award for being the top student in Negotiation and Settlement and was published in the Hastings’ Constitutional Law Quarterly. Upon graduation, she received highest honors for outstanding achievement in pro bono from Hastings and the California State Bar.
Prior to joining McCarthy Law, Alison worked in plaintiff’s side litigation for over four years and gained extensive experience in all stages of litigation and strategy. She brought claims against large companies on behalf of individuals and small businesses, focusing on complex financial issues such as tax shelters, accountant malpractice, and appraiser negligence. For two of those years, Alison also managed the law firm’s finances and accounting, which further refined her financial expertise. Additionally, she freelance consulted with various corporations and entrepreneurs on business transactions and financial issues, including entity formation, transactions, contract drafting and review, cash flow analysis, and taxation.
Before her legal career, Alison worked to reform education and help disadvantaged students. She taught pre-calculus and trigonometry to low-income high school students in New York City and volunteered as an SAT-prep tutor. After teaching, Alison worked as an education policy associate at the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California. This involved collaborating with attorneys, elected officials, and various other stakeholders to develop and execute public policy campaigns and legislative reforms.
Alison loves practicing law with McCarthy Law because she is passionate about helping people. She knows that debt can be extremely stressful, especially if you are facing a lawsuit from a big bank or receiving non-stop harassing calls from creditors and collectors. Alison is experienced in facing down large opponents and will not be intimidated. She can fully explain the pathways out of debt and show you the best financial option for your needs and circumstances. Her goal is to take the stress off your shoulders and give you the time and freedom to focus on the things that really matter, like family or building a business. In the end, Alison will work tirelessly to help you shed excess debt and achieve financial security.
Alison Cordova, Esq.
McCarthy Law PLC
One Sansome Street, Suite 3500
San Francisco, CA 94104