Alison Spiers is from Atlanta, Georgia, and brings fifteen years of legal experience to her work at The Nations Law Firm. Alison’s practice currently focuses on various complex civil cases against multinational medical device manufacturers who placed their corporate profits above the lives of patients. She also helps injured veterans recover against foreign banks who violated the U.S. Anti-Terrorism Act. Recent cases include a class action lawsuit alleging abuse involving a jailhouse restraint chair in violation of the Fourteenth Amendment. Further, she has assisted hundreds of individuals adversely impacted by the Deepwater Horizon Gulf Oil spill.
In addition to her work as a trial lawyer, Alison has represented claimants in both FINRA securities arbitration and commercial arbitration. She previously served as an Enforcement Attorney for the State of Georgia’s Securities and Business Regulation Division where she helped prosecute white collar criminals who committed financial crimes. She was also chosen as a Public Interest Fellow by the University of Georgia School of Law where she created a program providing free legal counsel to those facing housing insecurity. Alison was once the Executive Director of a non-profit organization that supplies housing to homeless families with children.
After graduating from The Westminster Schools in Atlanta, Alison earned her Bachelors of Arts in English from the University of Georgia and obtained her Juris Doctorate from Georgia State University College of Law. During law school, she was a finalist in the GSU College of Law’s Research Writing and Advocacy Moot Court Competition. She was named a finalist in two consecutive American Bar Association State Mock Trial Competitions, and advanced to become a Semi-Finalist in the ABA Regional Competition. In her third year she was awarded a Litigation Externship with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia. She was elected Vice President of the GSU Mock Trial Team and President of the GSU Intellectual Property Law Society.
Alison believes it is her privilege as a lawyer to help bring forth ongoing and positive change by vigorously advocating on behalf of her clients. She is committed to the ideals of decency and fairness in her relationships with her adversaries and to the full and just administration of the law.