Professional Biography

Alisha C. Burgin Associate

  • Los Angeles

    D +1.310.788.3243

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    Los Angeles

    1888 Century Park East, Suite 1700

    Los Angeles, CA




Alisha Burgin focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation, assisting clients with disputes involving business torts, intellectual property and commercial contracts. She has substantial experience in discovery and pretrial motion practice and has prosecuted and defended actions in federal and state courts as well as in arbitration. Alisha has managed litigation for both large and small clients in the manufacturing, real estate and entertainment industries. In addition to her work on complex civil matters, Alisha has an active pro bono practice that currently focuses on federal capital appeals.

Prior to joining Perkins Coie, Alisha clerked for Judge Henry Coke Morgan, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. She also served as Symposium Editor of the UCLA Law Review and National Secretary of the National Black Law Students Association.

Community Involvement

  • Black Women Lawyers of Los Angeles, Member
  • John M. Langston Bar Association of Los Angeles, Member
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member
  • UCLA Law Fellows Outreach Program, Mentor and Academy Scholar, 2011

Related Employment

  • Hon. Consuelo B. Marshall, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Los Angeles, CA, Judicial Extern, 2012
  • Federal Public Defender, Central District of California, Extern, 2012
  • UCLA Law Library, Research Assistant to Priscilla Ocen, 2011
  • Occidental Petroleum Corporation, Summer Legal Intern, 2010
  • The California Endowment, Policy Program Assistant, 2006–2009


  • Hon. Henry Morgan, Jr., U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 2013 - 2014



Areas of Focus

Bar and Court Admissions

  • California

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California


  • UCLA School of Law, J.D.,
    Symposium Editor, UCLA Law Review
    , 2012
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A., Political Science; African American Studies,
    with honors
    , 2004