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Admitted to
practice in all courts in the State of California, United States
District Courts for the Northern, Central and Eastern Districts of
California, the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, United
States District Court for Southern District Texas, the United States
Supreme Court.


 


 


Legal Accomplishments:



Lead
counsel in Carroll v. Interstate Brands Corporation, an employment
discrimination
case brought by 20 African Americans against their
employer Interstate Brands Corporation. The trial resulted in a jury
verdict of $11 million in compensatory damages and $121 million in
punitive damages. Carroll et al. v. Interstate Brands Corporation et
al. was name the No. 1 Verdict of 2000 by Verdicts and Settlements
magazine.


 


Lead counsel in F. Alioto Fish
Company v. The City and County of San Francisco, a breach of contract
case. The trial resulted in a jury verdict of $3 million.


 


Lead
counsel in Claudine Woolf v. Mary Kay Cosmetics, a disability
discrimination case. Trial resulted in a jury verdict of $11.2 million.


 


Lead
counsel in Valladares v. Madera Quality Nut, resulting in a jury
verdict of over $25 million. Valladares v. Madera Quality Nut was named
one of the Top 100 Verdicts of 2006 by Verdict Search.


 


Trial
Lawyer of the Year Finalist by the San Francisco Trial Lawyers
Association (2007); Honored as one of California's Top 30 female
litigators by the Daily Journal (2007); Honored as one of California's
Top 30 female litigators by Verdicts and Settlements magazine (2002);
Trial Lawyer of the Year Finalist by the Trial Lawyers for Public
Justice (2001); National Law Journal's Litigator of the Month (August,
2000).


 


In addition to Angela Alioto's legal
accomplishments, she has also been a community leader in her native San
Francisco. Angela was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors
after placing second in a field of 24 candidates with over 95,000
votes. She was reelected in November 1992, placing first with nearly
150,000 votes and became Board President.


 


Angela
served as Board President from January 1993 to January 1995. As
President, Angela served as Vice-Chair of the Board's Finance
Committee. After Angela's term as Board President expired, she served
as the Chair of two Board Committees: the Health, Public Safety and
Environment Committee and the Select Committee on Municipal Public
Power, the committee she created as President. On January 8, 1997,
Angela left the Board of Supervisors due to term limits.


 


In
2004 Angela was appointed as the Chairwoman to San Francisco's Ten Year
Plan Implementation Council. The Council is dedicated to abolishing
chronic Homelessness in San Francisco and has been recognized as a
national model.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Civil Rights: 34%
  2. Employment: 33%
  3. Discrimination: 33%

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33-40%)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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  • Steven Lloyd Robinson

    Angela is simply the best. I support her to the fullest and I believe that her fight for equality is truly amazing. I endorse here completely.

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    Steven Robinson Civil Rights Attorney
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  • Joseph Alioto Veronese

    Angela is a great attorney I have had the privilege of working with. She is full of knowledge and brings a fervent passion to her practice that is not common among most lawyers. I endorse Angela Alioto.

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    Joseph Veronese Civil Rights Attorney
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Contact info

Law Offices of Mayor Jospeh L. Alioto and Angela Alioto

700 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA, 94111

700 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA, 94111-2104

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
DCActive 199010/03/2009
CAActive198711/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Trial Lawyer of the Year FinalistSan Francisco Trial Lawyers Association2007
California's Top 30 Female LitigatorsDaily Journal (California)2007
Top 100 Verdicts of 2006Verdict Search2006
California's Top 30 Female LitigatorsVerdicts and Settlements Magazine2002
Trial Lawyer of the Year FinalistTrial Lawyers for Public Justice2001
Litigator of the MonthNational Law Journal2000
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Offices of Mayor Joseph L. Alioto and Angela Alioto1999 - Present
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Ten Year Plan Implementation CouncilChairwoman2004 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Alioto Fish Company v. The City and County of San FranciscoThe trial resulted in a jury verdict of $3 million
Carroll v. Interstate Brands Corporation$11mm compensatory, $121mm punitive damages
Claudine Woolf v. Mary Kay CosmeticsTrial resulted in a jury verdict of $11.2 million
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Russian Hill PressStraight to the Heart: Political Cantos1997
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of San Francisco School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Lone Mountain CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts, cum laudeN/A