Alyson provides her clients with experienced guidance to maintain a compliant workplace, advising on all aspects of labor and employment law and providing practical solutions to prevent litigation or resolve issues at the pre-litigation stage. 

Alyson has served as labor counsel for various clients and in doing so has built strong relationships with the unions representing bargaining units. As a result, she has been able to resolve matters while avoiding costly litigation.

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  • New York State Bar Association
    • Labor & Employment Law Section
      • Delegate, House of Delegates
      • Former Chair, 2019-2020
      • Former CLE Committee Co-Chair
      • Former Membership Committee Co-Chair
      • Former Liaison to Labor & Employment Law Section, Young Lawyers Section
    • Women in Law Section
      • Executive Committee Member
  • New York State Association of School Attorneys, Board of Directors, President
  • American Bar Association
  • Suffolk County Bar Association
  • Member, Congressman Steve Israel’s Long Island Affordable Care Act Task Force
  • Listed in:
    • Long Island Herald Newspapers, Top Lawyers of Long Island, Labor and Employment, 2023
    • Blank Slate Media, Nassau County's Women of Distinction, 2023
    • New York Metro Super Lawyers®, Labor and Employment, 2022
    • New York Metro Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, Labor and Employment, 2017-2019
    • Long Island Business News, Who’s Who in Women in Professional Services, 2013, 2017
    • Long Island Business News’ Who’s Who in Intellectual Property & Labor Law, 2014, 2017

  • Impasse Resolution Under the Taylor Law, Co-Editor, Second and Third Editions

  • NYS Workplace Violence Prevention for K-12 Schools, Altaris Consulting Group, December 8, 2023
  • Moderator, Redefining Success, Women on the Move 2023: Navigating the Path to Your Success, New York State Bar Association, October 18, 2023
  • An Interview with Alyson Mathews, Labor and Employment, Legally Bond Podcast, August 7, 2023
  • Co-Chair, 22nd Annual School Attorney Law Conference, New York State Association of School Attorneys, June 2-4, 2023
  • Don’t Forget the Lyrics – How to Effectively and Ethically Respond to Media Inquiries, 22nd Annual School Attorney Law Conference, New York State Association of School Attorneys, June 4, 2023
  • Who’s Looking When You’re Not: Cybersecurity and Data Protection, 2023 Annual School Law Conference, The Nassau Academy of Law, March 24, 2023
  • Who's Looking When You're Not: Cybersecurity and Data Protection- Annual School Law Conference, Nassau/Suffolk Education Law Conference, March 24, 2023
  • Cybersecurity Ethics Webinar- New York State Association of School Attorneys, February 8, 2023
  • "Bar Association Squares – Play ‘Tic Tac Toe’ with the Counsel," Annual School Law Conference, Nassau County Bar Association , April 8, 2022
  • "The Ethical Implications and Best Practices of Regulating Discrimination in the Legal Profession," Labor and Employment Law Section Fall Meeting, New York State Bar Association, October 16, 2021
  • "Through the Eyes of Young Leaders: Career Journey and Future Goals," HIA-LI Program Zoom Webinar, June 10, 2021
  • "A New Era of Disputes — A Look at Specific Areas Impacted by the Global Health Crisis," Embracing Change: Dispute Resolution in Unprecedented Times – Dispute Resolution Section Fall 2020 Meeting, New York State Bar Association, October 23, 2020
  • "Discrimination, Discipline and Employee Performance: 4 Simple Social Media Legal Secrets That Maximize Employer Protections and Performance Appraisal Fundamentals to Stay Out of Hot Water," National Business Institute Seminar – The Human  Resource Manager: Essential Skills for Everyday Issues, September 27, 2018
  • "Clueless (Paramount Pictures) – Diversity/Inclusion/ Discrimination in the Practice of Law," 18th Annual School Attorney Law Conference, NYSSBA & NYSASA, June 2, 2018
  • "Internet Acceptable Use Policies, Filtering and Monitoring," School Law: Cyberbullying, Privacy and Other Technology Issues, National Business Institute Seminar, March 9, 2018