Alissa F. Bard

Alissa specializes in complex litigation in federal and state courts and arbitration proceedings.
Alissa F. Bard, Associate at Arent Fox

Alissa represents clients in a wide range of business disputes including contract, intellectual property, employment, private equity, alcohol beverage, and real estate matters. She also has counseled clients on negotiation, transactional, and white-collar defense matters.

Client Work

Representative matters include:

  • Representation of athleisure brand owner and its licensees in a trademark infringement action brought by two international athletic apparel companies.
  • Represented private equity firm in an arbitration action brought by a former partner with respect to his separation compensation.
  • Represented client in discrimination and retaliation action brought by a former employee.
  • Represented national real estate developer in several litigations concerning the development of a shopping mall in upstate New York.
  • Represented alcohol beverage distributor in third party contract action brought by an alcohol beverage producer.
  • Represented client in union contract negotiations.
  • Represented national fitness company concerning alcohol beverage industry regulatory issues, including filings with various state liquor authorities.
  • Representation of pro bono client at hearings before the New York City Environmental Control Board and Criminal Court.

Previous Work

During law school, Alissa worked as an Alexander Fellow for the Honorable Vincent L. Briccetti of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Professional Activities

Alissa is a member of the New York City Bar Association and the New York County Lawyers’ Association.

Life Beyond the Law

Alissa is an active tennis player and runner. She is a member of the Associate Board of the New York Musical Festival and an alumni interviewer for the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Bar & Court Admissions
    • New York Bar
    • US District Court, Southern District of New York
    • US District Court, Eastern District of New York
    • US District Court, Northern District of New York
    • US Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
  • Education
    Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
    cum laude
    University of Pennsylvania
    magna cum laude