Alison Morey ’61

September 13, 2010

Summer 2011

Alison Morey ’61 was an expert in the fields of antitrust law and consumer protection matters who worked in both the public and private sectors throughout her distinguished career. She passed away on September 13, 2010, at the age of 75.

Morey attended the Brearley School in New York City before enrolling at Wellesley College, where she was a devoted member of the Shakespeare Society. Morey then spent two years as a newspaper reporter in California before beginning her studies at Columbia Law School.

Morey graduated in 1961 and accepted a position at the law firm of Cahill, Gordon & Reindell, where she specialized in antitrust law and litigation work. Morey also served as chief of litigation in the Consumer Protection Division of the Washington state attorney general’s office and as a Republican precinct committeeman in Seattle.

A woman of diverse interests, Morey was an active board member of the Northern Washington Chinese Shar-Pei Club and once competed, with her dog, at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. 

Morey is survived by two sisters, three children, and five grandchildren.