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Alison K. Beanum
Partner

Los Angeles, California
tel: 213.426.6900
fax: 213.426.6921

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Alison Beanum is a trial attorney who concentrates her practice on the defense of public entities and private employers against claims of intentional torts, including claims of direct and vicarious liability.  In that capacity, Ms. Beanum effectively represents businesses and other institutions in complex, multiparty actions involving allegations of childhood sexual abuse, sexual harassment, and other torts alleged to have caused catastrophic physical and psychological injuries.  Additionally, Ms. Beanum has significant experience defending chemical and equipment manufacturers in toxic tort and asbestos litigation.  She enjoys partnering with clients to provide valuable, tactical representation, using creative and persistent strategies to manage risks and achieve the client’s business objectives.  Ms. Beanum is skilled at developing and implementing multifaceted litigation plans and managing all phases of lawsuits, from discovery through trial.  Her notable victories include:

Areas of Concentration

Complex Litigation; Product Liability; Environmental & Toxic Tort; Asbestos

Admissions

California; U.S. District Court (C.D. Cal.); U.S. District Court (E.D. Cal.); U.S. District Court (N.D. Cal.); U.S. District Court (S.D. Cal.)

Education

J.D. (2002) Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
B.A. (1999) University of California at Irvine