Alissa Del Riego

Asst. Professor

Phone:
(305) 284-4633
Locator Code:
263

 
About

Biography

Prof. Del Riego has practiced for several years as a commercial litigator in Miami, Florida. Her legal practice has primarily focused on class action and multidistrict litigation and other commercial matters, including breach of contract, shareholder derivative, employment, antitrust, and products liability claims. Prof. Del Riego also served as a law clerk for the Honorable Adalberto Jordan on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. She is a graduate of the University of Miami and Harvard Law School. While in law school, Prof. Del Riego served as co-editor-in-chief of the Harvard Latino Review, a judicial intern for the Honorable Bonnie McLeod in Suffolk County Superior Court, and a legal research assistant for Lawrence Lessig.

Career

Education

2012J.D. Harvard Law School
2009B.A. University of Miami

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Class Action and Multidistrict Litigation | Products Liability | Privacy Law | Internal Investigations | Shareholder Derivative Actions | Defamation Law

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Class Action and Multidistrict Litigation | Products Liability | Privacy Law | Internal Investigations | Shareholder Derivative Actions | Defamation Law

Professional Experience

2020 - Assistant Professor, Business Law, Miami Herbert Business School
2015 - Attorney, Podhurst Orseck, P.A.
2013 - 2019Adjunct Professor, Business Law, Miami Herbert Business School
2014 - 2015Law Clerk to the Honorable Adalberto Jordan, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
2012 - 2014Attorney, Holland & Knight LLP

Honors & Acknowledgements

Rising Star, Superlawyers, 2017-2021
Most Effective Lawyers, Products Liability, Daily Business Review, 2020
Most Effective Lawyers, Class Action/Mass Torts, Daily Business Review, 2018
Hoeber Memorial Award for Excellence in Research, 2012
Research

Publications

Deconstructing Fallacies in Products Liability to Provide a Remedy for Economic Loss, 46 Am. Bus. L. J. (forthcoming Summer 2021).


With Patricia Sánchez Abril and Avner Levin Your Password or Your Paycheck?: A Job Applicant’s Murky Right to Social Media Privacy (16:3 J. INTERNET L. 1. 2012).


With Patricia Sánchez Abril and Avner Levin Blurred Boundaries: Social Media Privacy and the ‘Reasonable’ 21st Century Employee (49 AM. BUS. L. J. 63. 2012).

SUMMARY: Hoeber Memorial Award for Excellence in Research

With Adrianna C. Rodriguez Ladies in White: The Peaceful March Against Repression in Cuba and Online (24 HARV. HUM. RTS. J. 221. 2011).


Context for the Net: A Defense of the FTC’s New Blogging Guidelines (HARV. J. L. & TECH. DIG. . ). [Link]