• Allison B. Tomlinson

    Allison B. Tomlinson

    , Esq.

    Associate

    Regional Counsel, Firmwide Resources

    With Gensler since?

    2009.

    Professional, industry, or philanthropic participation?

    NYS Bar Association–International Section, Executive Committee, Co-chair of Corporate Counsel Committee and Corporate Counsel section, Executive Committee, Former Chair 2010, Co-editor of Inside Newsletter. Association of Corporate Counsel. Metropolitan Black Bar Association–Board Member. Jampact–Former Board Member (currently working with them to help build schools in Jamaica).

    Your ideal day?

    At Robert Moses Beach with good friends tanning, drinking a wine cooler and shooting the breeze. Or spending time with my family, eating and laughing.

    Never-fail source of inspiration?

    I'm always inspired by seeing others achieving great things and following their dreams.

    Favorite book or author?

    Although cheesy, my favorite author is Danielle Steel. I also love Kimberla Lawson Roby for fun beach reads.

    Your proudest achievement?

    Graduating from Columbia University. It was my dream from the time that I was a child and to see my parents' pride meant the world to me.

    Favorite Gensler moment?

    The legal department retreat was a lot of fun. I loved having dinner with the entire team in Rockridge and bonding. Also, having gone to college in the Bay Area, I loved being back and seeing how much it has changed in the East Bay.