Alison Schurick

Baker Donelson - Baltimore
100 Light St. 19th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202

Ms. Schurick's other areas of practice include a broad range of administrative, civil and white collar criminal matters.

Prior to private practice, Ms. Schurick served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Michele D. Jaklitsch of the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County for two years. While in law school, Ms. Schurick practiced as a Rule 16 Attorney in the Saul Ewing Civil Advocacy Clinic, clerked for a litigation firm in Baltimore City, and interned for Magistrate Judge Stephanie A. Gallagher of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland. She also interned at the Maryland Office of the Attorney General in the Consumer Protection Division, where she earned her mediation certificate. Additionally, Ms. Schurick served as a research assistant to University of Baltimore Professor Charles Tiefer and a teaching assistant for the Introduction to Trial Advocacy course offered to first-year law students.

Representative Matters
Conducted an internal investigation for a large university health system involving various employment matters and disputes.

Represented a large national corporation in an investigation conducted by the Maryland Office of the Attorney General, which resulted in the OAG closing the investigation with no charges, fines, or further action against the client.

Represented a mid-sized company in a breach of contract action, which resulted in a favorable settlement for the company without the need for litigation.

Represented individuals in complex civil litigation involving invasions of privacy and other torts; obtained favorable resolution for clients prior to trial.

Advised a large national health care client with various contractual matters in dispute, resulting in a favorable settlement without the need for litigation.

Represented numerous correctional officers in disciplinary and administrative proceedings; successfully avoided suspension or further disciplinary action against clients.

Actively representing a large health system in defense of a civil suit alleging various employment matters.

Professional Honors & Activities
Named a Best Lawyers in America® "Ones to Watch" in Criminal Defense: White-Collar and Government Relations Practice (2021)
Selected as a "Top 40 Under 40" Criminal Defense Lawyer in Maryland by The National Trial Lawyers (2020)
Selected as a "Rising Star" in Maryland Super Lawyers (2019)
Member  Bar Association of Baltimore City (2016  present)
Chair, Health & Well Being Committee (2019  present)
Co-Chair, Life & the Law Committee, Young Lawyers' Division (2019  present)
Member, Memorial Committee (2018  2019)
Co-Chair, Health & Wellness Committee, Young Lawyers' Division (2018  2019)
Co-Chair, Awards Committee, Young Lawyers' Division (2017  2018)
Co-Chair, Mentoring Committee, Young Lawyers' Division (2016  2017)
Member  Maryland State Bar Association (2014  present)
Member, Membership & Content Committee (2020  present)
"Congress CARES (Act): Expect Oversight Investigations" (June 11, 2020)
"Supreme Court Overturns 'Bridgegate' Convictions in Unanimous Decision," republished in Westlaw (May 2020)
"State and Local Enforcement of Executive Orders on the Rise as Businesses Reopen Across America: Be Prepared to Respond " (April 27, 2020)
Speaking Engagements
"Congress Cares (Act): Expect Oversight Investigations," Celesq® Webcast (July 2, 2020)
Congress CARES: Expect Oversight Investigations (July 2020)
What to Do When the Government Comes Knocking on Your Office Door (February 2020)
Press Releases
Baker Donelson Top-Listed in the Nation in Six Practice Areas in The Best Lawyers in America® 2021 Listing (August 20, 2020)
Baker Donelson Continues Growth of Government Enforcement and Investigations Group with Addition of White Collar Defense Team (February 7, 2019)
In the News
Daily Record Highlights the Addition of Ty Kelly and Alison Schurick to Baker Donelson's Government Enforcement and Investigations Group (February 11, 2019)
What to Do When the Government Comes Knocking on Your Office Door (February 20, 2020)