Allison Cleveland Treitler, JD, PhD
is a practicing attorney at Ropes & Gray LLP in Boston, Massachusetts, where she is the Practice Manager of the Private Client Group. She received her B.S. in Anthropology from the College of Charleston (SC), M.A. in Anthropology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from the University of Leipzig, Germany, and J.D. from Boston College Law School.
Allison is a proponent of non-traditional paths and finding experience-rich adventure on the way to success. As a student, Allison traveled to Russia, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Germany for various school programs. She has at various points in her career studied non-human primate behavior, genetics, child development, and the law, and she has published peer-reviewed articles in each of these areas.
For the last 10 years, Allison has practiced as a trusts and estates attorney in Boston, both in law firm settings and at Harvard University.
Key areas: Law, business, psychology, anthropology