Allyson C. Edge
Allyson C. Edge is Operations Director & certified
Siddiqui Law, APC. An experienced professional who brings more than 11+ years of
administrative experience to her role, Ms. Edge oversees the day-to-day administrative functions of the firm's operations, case management, information systems, records management, and human resources.
Ms. Edge has extensive experience in both state & federal courts, including the United States District Courts and the
Superior Courts of the State of California. From coordinating pre-trial & trial procedure directly with Judges and Court staff to serving as a
trial consultant, she frequently attends Court hearings & motions. Ms. Edge is a key member of the firm's complex
Trial Team and regularly supports the
voir dire jury selection & witness examination process having participated in numerous high-profile trials, arbitrations, and mediations throughout her tenure.
Ms. Edge's diverse legal experience includes trial advocacy, civil & business litigation, corporate law, criminal law, intellectual property, labor & employment, tort & personal injury, family law, construction law, and real estate transactions. Ms. Edge has also presented before numerous City Council Hearings, the
California Labor Commissioner, and the
Employment Development Department among many other adjudicative and administrative bodies at various city, county, state, and federal levels.
In her capacity as Executive Assistant to CEO Siddiqui, Ms. Edge has coordinated and worked with influential community, business & civic leaders, as well as numerous government officials and their offices, including: the
FBI Director's Office;
California Governor Gavin Newsom;
CIA Director John Brennan;
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti;
Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell; and numerous
U.S. Senators; Members of
U.S. Congress; CA
State Senators; CA
mayors & city councils; and international
consul generals amomg many others. Ms. Edge also supports Mr. Siddiqui in numerous national security assignments and engagement projects for the
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, and local law enforcement agencies.
In the 2017 & 2018 political election cycle, Ms. Edge served as an integral member of Mr. Siddiqui's robust U.S. Congressional Campaign Team ("Omar In The House") as
Co-Campaign Manager for the highly contested race for the
U.S. House of Representatives in
California's 48th District. The nationally publicized congressional race proved to be one of the most contentious and expensive in our nation's history.
An Orange County native, Ms. Edge began her successful career in the legal industry in 2010 as an
Admin Assistant & Hearings Coordinator at a mid-sized civil litigation law firm in Southern California. She also worked as a
Legal Assistant for a prominent Family Law Attorney. Her early background experience also includes working as a
Disney Resort Cast-Member & Host at
Disneyland & Disney California Adventure Park.
Ms. Edge earned her Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in
Arizona State University (ASU) and obtained her
Paralegal Certification from
Loyola Marymount University (LMU).
Ms. Edge is also a certified Notary Public commissioned by the
State of California and is a long-standing member of the
National Notary Association (NNA).
Ms. Edge receives frequent accolades and commendations from judicial officers and governmental agencies as well as her peers & colleagues for consistently exceeding the highest standards of government and the legal profession.
- Arizona State University
Bachelor of Arts (B.A) – Psychology (2014)
Loyola Marymount University
Paralegal Certificate – (2019)
Licenses & Certifications
- State of California
Notary Public Commission – CA Secretary of State (May 2013 – Present)
- National Leadership Academy (Washington D.C.)
Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) (2017)
Professional & Legal Associations
- Loyola Law School (Loyola Marymount University)
- Arizona State University (ASU) Alumni Association
- National Notary Association (NNA)