Foley & Mansfield
Foley & Mansfield

Janell M. Alberto

Attorney - Walnut Creek


Bar Admissions: California; Oregon; U.S. District Court, Northern District of California; U.S. District Court, Central District of California; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California; U.S. District Court, Southern District of California

Practice Groups: Toxic/Mass Tort; Product Liability

Education: Willamette University College of Law, JD, 2005; Saint Mary’s College of California, B.A., Integral Liberal Arts, 2002

Memberships: Board Member, Contra Costa County Bar Association, Women’s Section President - 2007


Janell Alberto is an attorney in Foley & Mansfield’s Walnut Creek office, where she focuses her practice in Toxic and Mass Tort litigation, specifically, asbestos defense. She is experienced in all phases of litigation from inception through trial, and has served as first chair in several cases. In the asbestos arena, she has represented clients including product manufacturers, contractors and premises holders.

Janell also has considerable general insurance defense experience, providing counsel for defendants in a variety of legal matters including automobile and trucking accidents and products and premises liability. She has also served in-house for several technology companies, performing contract and related transactional work.

During law school, Janell worked as a certified law clerk for the Tillamook County DA’s office in Oregon.


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