Northern California Counsel
Mallory Morales is the Northern California Counsel for the Bolder Advocacy Program at Alliance for Justice. She supports nonprofit organizations in their advocacy efforts to push progressive policies and bend the arc of justice.
Mallory graduated magna cum laude from Boston University in 2013 with a degree in Anthropology and Religion. She earned her law degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law in 2018, where she was elected Editor-in-Chief of the California Law Review. Mallory was also involved in La Raza Law Student’s Association, La Raza Law Journal, First Generation Professionals, and the Women of Color Collective. She was a housing rights intern for the East Bay Community Law Center and externed for the Honorable William H. Alsup on the United States District Court, Northern District of California.
Prior to joining AFJ, Mallory was a litigator at Tycko & Zavareei LLP representing consumers and whistleblowers to fight fraudulent corporate practices and was selected to the Northern California Rising Stars List. Before that she was an associate at Morrison & Foerster LLP, where she maintained a pro bono practice in civil rights litigation and indigent criminal defense.
In her free time, Mallory likes to explore Oakland’s restaurant and pop-up scene and is a proud pop culture connoisseur.