Cipriani & Werner, P.C.
Alison Mullins is a founding partner at Shannon Mullins & Wright LLP where she focuses her practice on all aspects of construction law and civil litigation. She primarily represents architects, engineers, design-builders, and professionals in technical construction industry matters. Alison advises clients regarding risk management throughout the entire construction project, from the conceptualization of the project and contract negotiations, through post-substantial completion issues. Alison heads the firm’s Design Professional and Construction Law Practices and is a member of the firm’s Litigation team. Alison provides clients with thorough risk analysis, evaluation, allocation, and management of business practices, in addition to assisting with the preparation and negotiation of contracts. She also provides pre-claim counseling to clients. When disputes arise, she negotiates, mediates, and/or arbitrates contract enforcement issues, and works out payment plans for monetary defaults. She has tried cases before judges and juries regarding complex civil litigation, including matters involving commercial and residential construction projects. Alison is a native New Englander and received her J.D. from Roger Williams University School of Law in Bristol, Rhode Island. Before entering the private practice of law, Alison started her legal career as a contracts manager and in-house counsel at a large architectural firm in Northern Virginia. From that experience, Alison has unique insight and perspective on client needs, and how to meet them. When Alison is away from the office, she enjoys spending time relaxing at home in North Arlington with her husband and boy/girl twins, running marathons, and traveling (especially to Disney).