Allyson N. Werner

Allyson Werner is an associate in Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek’s Litigation Department. Ms. Werner’s practice focuses on representing individual clients and diverse businesses on a wide range of litigation and appellate matters. 


Ms. Werner earned her bachelor’s degree with honors from the University of California, Santa Barbara in June 2014, majoring in global studies and professional writing. She began her law studies at The George Washington University Law School, where she was a George Washington Scholar and invited to join The George Washington Law Review. Ms. Werner then transferred to Columbia Law School where she was a teaching assistant for the first-year legal research and writing program and earned her Juris Doctor in May 2019.

Employment Background

Prior to joining Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek in 2021, Ms. Werner was with the law firm of Sidley Austin LLP in New York City, first as a summer associate in 2018 and then as an associate attorney in 2019. Ms. Werner also served as a summer intern in the Civil Division of the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia in 2017.

Professional Affiliations & Admissions

  • State Bar of California
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • Lawyers Club of San Diego
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers
  • American Inns of Court, Louis M. Welsh San Diego Chapter
  • New York State Bar Association

Community Affiliations

  • Francis Parker School Alumni Association


Ms. Werner is a San Diego native and enjoys hiking, cycling, and traveling.

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