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  Allison S. Hyatt
Partner
Direct Dial: 916.472.3302
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Allison Hyatt is partner in Freeman Mathis & Gary’s Sacramento office and an experienced trial lawyer with a diverse practice focused on complex commercial litigation. She has successfully tried to verdict and litigated significant cases in California’s federal and state courts, as well as handling a number of major appellate cases.

Ms. Hyatt’s experience includes litigating real property disputes on behalf of title insurers, property owners, lenders, and developers involving quiet title claims, lien priority disputes, fraudulent conveyance actions and other individual and multi-party claims.  She has defended a myriad of commercial contract disputes and represents a variety of businesses with respect to protecting their intellectual property rights in claims involving trademark, trade dress, and copyright infringement. Her Directors and Officers practice includes suits under the False Claims Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Telephone Consumer Protection Act, RICO, Fair Business Practice Act, shareholder derivative suits, breach of fiduciary duty claims, restrictive covenant, trade secret and confidential business information suits and many other business law and partnership disputes. She also has represented escrow companies, architects and engineers, tech professionals and other professionals and agents and directors and officers in error and omissions and related matters.

Ms. Hyatt’s employment practice includes specialized experience litigating disability discrimination claims, as well as, wrongful discharge, class action, race, gender, and age discrimination disputes.  She regularly advises employers and provides trainings for their employees on a variety of issues to prevent claims and avoid litigation. 

In addition to her litigation practice, Ms. Hyatt is a skilled coverage attorney and is often called upon to advise insurers in cases concerning complicated high-stakes coverage issues regarding title insurance, E&O and CGL policies, among others.  Ms. Hyatt’s passion for developing creative legal strategies along with her exceptional analysis and research expertise has gained her recognition as “go-to” counsel for complex matters. 

Ms. Hyatt received her law degree from UCLA School of Law.  While in law school, she served as Student Scholarship Editor for the UCLA Women’s Law Journal and clerked for the State Bar of California.  Ms. Hyatt received her undergraduate degree from California State University, Long Beach, where she graduated summa cum laude.     

Ms. Hyatt is a member of the ALTA Title Counsel Committee.  She also serves as Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Center for Educational Rights, a non-profit organization that provides special education resources for school districts and parents of students with special needs. 

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