Alayne represents individuals and companies in complex litigation throughout the United States and came to Burns Charest with a strong background in environmental science and public health research. With a master’s degree in natural resource management from Cornell University, as well as her research experience working with urban and rural communities that suffered from environmental contamination, Alayne brings a diverse skill set and a dedication to redressing environmental injuries to our practice.
Alayne is a 2011 cum laude graduate of Tulane Law School, with a certificate in environmental law. While in law school, she worked in the Environmental Law Clinic and was an editor of the Tulane Journal of International and Comparative Law. After law school, she worked in Washington D.C. with a boutique non-profit organization, focusing on public advocacy and litigation regarding coal ash disposal. She then completed a two-year clerkship with Chief United States District Judge Lawrence J. O’Neill in the Eastern District of California.