Allison Barrows is a Senior Associate with Progress LLP. Ms. Barrows’ interests and experiences lie at the intersection of economics, litigation, and transactions. She has significant experience with intellectual property and antitrust matters, and particularly with respect to the economic aspects of such matters.
At Progress, Ms. Barrows represents corporate clients with an emphasis on the financial and damages aspects of complex business litigation, including matters involving intellectual property, contract, and fiduciary duty claims.
Prior to joining Progress, Ms. Barrows worked for a number of years as an associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and then at Lowenstein & Weatherwax LLP (formerly Goldberg, Lowenstein & Weatherwax LLP), a nationally recognized boutique law firm.
Prior to obtaining her J.D., Ms. Barrows worked for more than four years as a senior research associate at ERS Group, a leading economic consulting firm. At ERS, Ms. Barrows conducted economic analysis and provided litigation consulting services in a variety of matters involving intellectual property and antitrust issues in industries including semiconductors, telecom, energy, and pharmaceuticals. Prior to her litigation consulting role, Ms. Barrows worked as an investment banker for Goldman Sachs.
In addition, Ms. Barrows has engaged in substantial pro-bono work for Bet Tzedek Legal Services including in the areas of Holocaust reparations, elder/poverty law, and estate planning.
Ms. Barrows received her J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2008 and her B.A., magna cum laude, in 2000 from the University of Southern California, where she majored in Political Science with a minor in Business. At USC, Ms. Barrows was the recipient of a National Merit Scholarship and a full-tuition Trustee Scholarship. She was also awarded a Mellon Fellowship.