Allison Cherry Lafferty

Managing Shareholder
7540 Shoreline Drive
Stockton, CA 95219
Tel: 209.478.2000
Fax: 209.478.0354


  • University of California, Davis
  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law


  • 1999-California and U.S. District Court
  • Northern, Central and Eastern Districts of California

Practices Areas

  • Business
  • Agribusiness Law
  • Appellate Advocacy
  • Business Litigation
  • Business Transactions and Counseling
  • Construction Litigation
  • Health Care Provider Representation
  • Non-Profit Entities
  • Probate and Trust Litigation
  • Product and Premises Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Represented large wine grape grower in contract dispute with winery that resulted in a mediated resolution and maintained relationship.

  • Represented business owners in business dissolution and buy-out disputes.

  • Represented medical group in business dissolution dispute through successful mediated resolution.

  • Represented subcontractor in five multi-project construction collection actions against large residential developer and its lenders, in Contra Costa County Superior Court.

  • Represented restaurant owner/cross-complainant and obtained verdict for client after three week court trial, including an award of delay damages, in San Joaquin County Superior Court.

  • Represented numerous subcontractors in construction defect litigation.

  • Represented residential developer in 46 home construction defect litigation, obtained favorable settlement through mediation.

  • Represented walnut grower in obtaining specific performance of an option contract to purchase 81 acres in Riverbank.

  • Successfully defended a large regional pest control company in a jury trial in Sacramento County involving allegedly negligent termite inspections and unfair competition.

  • Represented defendant manufacturer of a tractor trailer, and obtained defense verdict after three month jury trial with multimillion dollar exposure, in San Joaquin County Superior Court.

  • Successfully defeated class certification in a multimillion-dollar unfair competition and false advertising case in Contra Costa County, including appeal.

  • Represented a hospital in a libel action and obtained a defense verdict after a two week jury trial, in Merced County Superior Court.

  • Represented a large scale tomato grower in class action arbitration and obtained favorable settlement for grower.

  • Represented a distributer of a safety chain used to secure a trailer and obtained judgment in client’s favor after two week court trial via a Motion for Judgment/Nonsuit.