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Alison T. Holdway

Alison “Ali” T. Holdway is a member of the Litigation Practice in Greenberg Traurig's Boston office. She represents clients in all phases of litigation, from early-stage investigations through appeals. She has experience litigating False Claims Act, medical device products liability, patent infringement, breach of contract, unfair or deceptive business practices, class actions, and general commercial cases. Ali also has experience defending clients in white collar matters, including DOJ investigations, SEC investigations, state prosecutions, and internal investigations. In addition, Ali has deep legal writing experience and has drafted complex pleadings, motions, memoranda, and appellate briefs.

Prior to joining the firm, Ali served as a law clerk for the Honorable Mark G. Mastroianni in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts. She also previously worked for a Boston-based law firm where she represented clients before state and federal courts.

Capabilities

Experience

  • Represented clients in a DOJ criminal investigation, related SEC investigation, and resulting False Claims Act litigation.°
  • Represented pro bono client as an intervenor in eviction case before Housing Court, Appeals Court, and Supreme Judicial Court, which ruled in client’s favor and remanded case for trial.°
  • Represented undocumented minors in immigration and ancillary proceedings before the Immigration Court, state courts with jurisdiction over juveniles, and USCIS.°

°The above representations were handled by Ms. Holdway prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, 2014-2015
    • Special Prosecutor, 2014-2015
    • Legal Fellow, Appeals Division, 2014
  • Legal Intern, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York, Criminal Division, 2014
  • Law Intern, New York County District Attorney’s Office (Trial Bureau 50), 2012

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, Boston Bar Association, 2014-2018, 2020-Present
  • Member, Lawyers Have Heart Captains Committee, 2017-2018

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., New York University School of Law, 2014
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Colgate University, 2009
Clerkships
  • Hon. Mark Mastroianni, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 2018-2019
Admissions
  • Massachusetts
  • Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts