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Alison Barnes

Deputy Director, Affirmative Litigation

Alison brings 25 years of national litigation and advocacy experience to her work with Everytown Law.

Alison helps direct Everytown Law’s national affirmative litigation practice, bringing cases designed to advance gun safety and prevent future gun violence. She is a skilled litigator and appellate advocate.

Before joining Everytown Law, Alison was a partner at Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck & Untereiner LLP, where she handled a variety of complex civil litigation matters for nearly two decades. Alison has received recognition for her litigation skills, including being named by Benchmark Litigation as one of the Top 250 Women in Litigation for seven consecutive years and as a local litigation star for the Washington, D.C. area. Prior to working in private practice, Alison served as a trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice for five years.


  • Washington, D.C.


  • Vanderbilt University, B.A., magna cum laude
  • University of Virginia Law School, J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Georgia

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court, District of Columbia
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the First, Third, Fourth, Seventh, and Ninth Circuits and for the District of Columbia
  • United States Supreme Court