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Sedgwick LLP

Alison K. Beanum
Partner

Los Angeles, California
tel: 213.426.6900
fax: 213.426.6921

Irvine, California
tel: 949.567.7806
fax: 877.546.3920

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Alison Beanum is a trial attorney who effectively defends public entities and private employers against claims of childhood sexual abuse, sexual harassment, bullying, and other torts alleged to have caused catastrophic physical and psychological injuries. Her cases range from single-plaintiff lawsuits to high-profile, multi-party consolidated actions. Ms. Beanum also has significant experience with state regulations affecting public entities, including the Tort Claims Act, Brown Act, and Public Records Act. 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. With her broad experience in state and federal courts, Ms. Beanum skillfully manages all phases of litigation, from discovery through trial.

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Areas of Concentration

Complex Litigation; Product Liability; Specialty and Catastrophic Torts

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