Alison R. Viola



Ali Viola focuses her practice on a broad range of commercial litigation matters. She has experience with financial servicing issues and foreclosure litigation, contract disputes, trade secrets, and intellectual property litigation as well as construction disputes. Clients can expect absolute commitment, a diligent work ethic, and transparent communication on each and every matter.

While earning her law degree, Ali served as a law clerk and summer associate at Eckert Seamans. During this time she gained valuable experience in financial services litigation, primarily concentrating on foreclosure actions. At the Duquesne University School of Law she was a torts teaching assistant to first-year law students and served as an associate editor of the Duquesne Law Review. Additionally, Ali was an active member of the Duquesne Appellate Moot Court Board and competed in the August A. Rendigs National Products Liability Competition (2017) and the Touro Law and Religion Competition (2016).

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Allegheny County Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Annual Volunteer at the Kumite Classic Pittsburgh Fitness Expo
  • Duquesne Law Alumni Association
  • Reading is FUNdamental Pittsburgh, elementary school reading mentor

Awards and Recognition:

  • Duquesne University Law Faculty Scholarship for Excellence, 2016-2017
  • Justice Louis L. Manderino Honor Society Law School Mission Award
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award for the highest Grade in (1) Appellate Practice and Procedure; (2) Civil Procedure; and (3) Family Law.

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Ali’s interest include staying active through the martial arts and cooking in her free time.