Alison Law is a professional writer, publicist and marketing and social media consultant based in Atlanta, Georgia.
As president of Alison Law Communications, she has worked with a variety of clients, including authors and book publicity firms, public relations and advertising agencies, attorneys, accountants, veterinarians and other professional service providers. She has represented the sole practitioner and entrepreneur to the Fortune 500 company and government agency.
She currently serves as associate program director of the AJC Decatur Book Festival. In this annual contract position, Alison is responsible for working with the program director to identify, evaluate and craft pitches for potential authors/sessions at the festival, program the stages, develop panels/sessions, session titles and session descriptions, and manage author/presenter and publicist relationships, ensuring all relevant information is captured, coordinated and promoted.
Since 2000, Alison has served as in-house and outside marketing counsel to some of the nation’s largest law firms, including Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, Troutman Sanders and the IP Practice of Ballard Spahr. Her work has garnered industry awards, and Alison has served in various leadership positions in the Southeastern Chapter of the Legal Marketing Association (LMA).
Alison’s career began 24 years ago in a newsroom in her hometown of Chattanooga, Tennessee. While studying communications at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Alison worked for the local NBC affiliate. She spent almost seven years in various editorial and management positions at television stations in Chattanooga, Lexington, Kentucky and Baltimore, Maryland.
In 2015, Alison earned a master’s degree in English with a concentration in literary studies from Georgia State University. A frequent speaker and interviewer, she teaches marketing and social media workshops for authors and other audiences.
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