Associate—Employment Law, Litigation
Alyssa Malinoski works in the employment law and litigation practice groups, defending employers in cases involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, termination, and wage-and-hour compliance and representing companies in business litigation.
Prior to joining the team at Delfino Madden, Alyssa practiced civil litigation in the central valley, defending cases involving medical malpractice, premises liability, professional liability, personal injury, and wrongful death. Alyssa has experience managing cases at all stages of litigation, including pre-litigation case analysis, taking and defending depositions, written discovery, dispositive motions, and dispute resolution.
Alyssa attended the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, where she graduated with distinction and honors and was elected to the Order of the Barristers for excellence in trial advocacy. Alyssa was also a member of McGeorge’s nationally-ranked mock trial team, where she qualified to compete among the top teams in the country at the national finals. Throughout law school, Alyssa interned at the Sacramento County District Attorney’s office and gained invaluable courtroom experience conducting a wide range of evidentiary hearings.
Alyssa applies her skills to vigorously advocate for her clients and works closely with them to develop strategies for a successful outcome.
In her personal life, Alyssa can often be found exploring Sacramento’s incredible local restaurants, wineries, and craft breweries as well as spending time outdoors.
- Prevailed on motion for summary judgment in a premises liability lawsuit alleging a dangerous condition at a high school.
- Successfully defended liability claims, including the representation of companies and individuals through a wide variety of insurance companies and third party administrators.
- Successfully defended various medical malpractice lawsuits, including complex wrongful death cases and other catastrophic injury cases.
Professional, Community And Pro Bono Involvement
Member, State Bar of California
Member, Fresno County Bar Association
Member, Fresno County Young Lawyers Association
J.D., with Distinction, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, 2018
B.S., California State University, Fresno 2015
United States District Court Eastern District of California