Overview

Allison Martin Rhodes is the firm’s Deputy General Counsel and is based in the firm's San Francisco office. 

Areas of Practice

Allison specializes in legal ethics and risk management. She serves as counselor to the firm’s attorneys on an array of matters, including client and matter intake, engagement and disengagement issues, policy development and enforcement, conflicts of interest, internal investigations, the firm’s contracts with vendors and consultants, the firm’s partnership agreement, subpoena compliance, lateral partner intake and integration, insurance renewals and the defense and coordination of claims and arbitrations.

Allison is a frequent speaker and writer. She is the co-author with Professor Robert Hillman on the industry-leading treatise, Hillman on Lawyer Mobility: The Law and Ethics of Partner Withdrawals and Law Firm Breakups. Allison has been a longtime member of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers (APRL) and served as the organization's president from 2018 to 2019.  She is a member of the ABA Center for Professional Responsibility and serves on the center’s diversity committee. 

Previously, Allison was a deputy district attorney with the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office. Prior to law school, she was a child protective service worker.

Honors

Honors

The Best Lawyers in America guide, Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law, 2017-2020

Rising Star, Oregon Super Lawyers magazine, 2008-2013

Memberships

Memberships

Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers (APRL), President, 2018-2019

Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers (APRL), Board of Directors, 2010-2012, 2014-2017

Oregon Women Lawyers

Oregon Hispanic Bar Association

Hispanic National Bar Association

Randall Children's Hospital Foundation, Board of Trustees, 2006-2013

St. Mary's Academy Mock Trial Team, Coach, 2012-2013

Practices

Education

J.D., Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College, 1999, cum laude

B.A., Lewis & Clark College, 1994

Admissions

  • California
    Oregon
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon
    U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

Languages

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