Allison N. Cook
Allison Cook is a trial lawyer with experience in litigating a variety of commercial matters, including disputes involving securities, corporate governance, breach of contract, and defamation. Allison regularly briefs and argues motions and has been a part of multiple trial teams.
After two years in private practice, Allison gained valuable insight into federal practice and procedure as a law clerk for the Honorable Karen Gren Scholer of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas. Allison also served as a volunteer intern for the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and for the Honorable Jane J. Boyle for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas.
Allison’s representative experience includes:
- Second-chairing a federal jury trial in the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas in civil rights case involving allegations of prison guard misconduct
- Defending a self-directed IRA custodian at trial against claims of aiding and abetting fraud and violation of the Texas Securities Act
B.A., magna cum laude, University of Texas at Austin
J.D., summa cum laude, SMU Dedman School of Law
- Hatton W. Sumners Scholar
- Editor-in-Chief, SMU Law Review
United States District Court for the Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts of Texas