- New York
- U.S.D.C., Southern District of New York
- U.S.D.C., Eastern District of New York
- U.S.D.C., Western District of New York
- U.S.D.C., Northern District of New York
- U.S.D.C., District of Connecticut
- U.S.D.C., District of Massachusetts
- U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd and 11th Circuits
- Pace University School of LawPace International Law Review; Dean's List 1999; 1999 Public Interest Grant Recipient; Attorney General's Community Service Award (Spring 2000).
- University of San DiegoInstitute on International and Comparative Law, at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, Summer 1998
- State University of New York, College at OneontaOneonta, NY, Bachelor of Science: May 1997 (Sociology and Political Science)
Alison L. Squiccimarro (née McKay) focuses her practice primarily on Employment, Litigation and Insurance. Alison represents employers in connection with breach of employment contract, discrimination and whistleblower claims in Federal and State courts. Additionally, she represents employers in state and federal agency investigations and proceedings. Alison also counsels employers on developing policies, procedures and strategies for avoiding and resolving complicated employee-employer conflicts.
Alison represents airport tenants including fixed base operators (FBOs) and users in negotiating leases as well as litigating and resolving disputes at airports nationwide. Alison’s litigation experience and knowledge of the obligations of airport sponsors at federally obligated airports provides her with the skills necessary to successfully represent FBOs and other airport tenants in disputes arising out of their leases. Alison also represents developers and guides them through the process of applying to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for aeronautical studies required for construction that has the potential to impact navigable airspace. Alison has extensive experience defending multi-district and complex multi-jurisdictional litigation arising from aviation accidents. Alison regularly assists clients in navigating the NTSB investigatory process and counsels them to avoid admissions that may be harmful in subsequent regulatory, tort and/or insurance litigation.
Alison is a member of the Federal Bar Council, American Bar Association (ABA)-Section on Labor & Employment, the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA)-Section on Labor and Employment, and the International Aviation Women’s Association In 2010, Alison was recognized by the Connecticut Law Tribune as a “Women in the Law-High Achiever”. From 2006-2013 Alison served as a member of the SUNY Oneonta Alumni Association (a 501(c)(3) corporation). As Treasurer and later Vice President, Alison guided the Association on updating its corporate polices. Alison remains an active volunteer of the Association. Starting in August 2020, Alison serves as co-chair of the ABA Forum on Air and Space Law Airports Committee and is a member of the Forum’s Governing Council.
Prior to joining our firm in 2000, Alison worked for the New York State Attorney General’s office, where she coordinated a wide variety of consumer fraud investigations and assisted in the successful prosecution of a significant number of individuals and businesses engaged in consumer fraud. She also defended claims asserted against the New York State Department of Corrections.
Rated by Super Lawyers
*The Super Lawyers designation is based on regional balloting by attorneys, third-party research, and a peer review process encompassing myriad practice areas. Alison was named a Super Lawyer in Connecticut for Civil Litigation from 2019 – 2021. An explanation of the Super Lawyer methodology can be found here.
- Law Tribune Blackberrys can leave employers feelings blue: Connecticut Law Tribune, October 26, 2009
- Precluding Plaintiff’s Using Of The NTSB Probable Cause Report At Desposition ir Trial: DRI’s Aerospace Committee Newsletter “Skywritings”, March 2008
- Taking Temperatures - And 10 Other Steps You Can Take to Keep Your Employees Safe During the COVID-19 Pandemic: NATA President's Message - NATA COVID-19 Briefing - Update Relief Loan Application Deadline for Passenger Air Carriers, April 15, 2020
- Does a Tenant Have any Remedies When the Minimum Standards are Amended and Compliance is Impossible or Impracticable : Airport Business Journal, April 2020
- Are You Covered During COVID? Legal Protection for You and Your Employees: Business Aviation Advisor, May 9, 2020
- Surviving COVID-19: Tools for Struggling Airport Tenants: Aviation Pros, June 11, 2020
- Leasing Pitfalls in and Around Airports: Aviation Pros, October 15, 2020
- Single FBO Airports: Is There an Impermissible Exclusive Right? What can you do about it?: Airport Business Journal, December 2020
- Is Your Airport Leasehold Taxable?: Airport Business Journal, January/February 2021
- What Are Federal Grant Assurances and How Do They Impact Our Nation's Airports?: Airport Business Journal, July/August 2021
- NBAA PRD Resource Guide : National Business Aviation Association's PRD Resource Guide
- Zubulake Mutating:Counseling Clients to Preserve Evidence
- Handling a Personal Injury Case in Federal Court
- NBAA News Hour - Employment Law Issues in the COVID-19 Environment
- Business Aviation Advisor Magazine Podcast - Thou Shalt Not COVID They Neighbor's Flight Crew
- Business Aviation Advisor Magazine Podcast - When Your Pilot Says "No!"
- NATA Webinar - COVID-19 Vaccine Rights and Protections for Employers and Employees
- NATA Webinar - Impacts of COVID-19 on Employment Law
- LIBAA's COVID-19 Webinar
- FBO Partners - FBO Monthly Safety Meeting
- IATSBA - The Changing Aviation Insurance Market
- ABA - Moderator - COVID-19/COVID-19 Recovery and the Pandemic’s Impact on Airports
- ABA - Moderator - How Airports are Addressing the Challenges of Emerging Technologies
- NATA Real Talk - Vaccine Mandate: Be Prepared
- NATA Real Talk - Federal Contractor COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate
- National Business Aviation Association (Member, Employment Issues Working Group)
- Federal Bar Council American Bar Association (Member, Employment Law Section)
- Connecticut Bar Association (Member, Employment Law Section)
- American Bar Association (Member. Co-Chair of Forum on Air and Space Law Airports Committee)
- International Aviation Women's Association