Kimberly A. Alley

Kimberly A. Alley


Kimberly Alley is a partner at Perkins & Anctil and directs the firm’s litigation practice. She has handled more than 150 trials before state and federal courts, including over 50 jury trials. Kim concentrates her practice on construction disputes, employment law issues, personal injury claims, and general litigation matters. Kim is skilled in handling both the prosecution and defense of claims. She has successfully represented clients in litigation concerning construction deficiencies, contract disputes, mechanic’s liens, wage violations, wrongful termination, discrimination, sexual harassment, employment practices, legal malpractice, business disputes, and personal injury matters. She is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and Maryland.

Kim is an active member of the Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA) and serves on the MBA’s Labor and Employment Section Counsel. She is also a member of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys (MATA) and Women’s Bar Association (WBA). Kim is Co-Chair of MATA’s Women’s Caucus, a WBA mentor, and has lectured on advocacy issues before the trial bar and other legal interest groups.

Kim is also active in her community. She serves as an Oak Meadow School Board Trustee and is the Chair of its Audit and Risk Management Committee. Kim is a long-standing mock trial coach and judge. She is a recipient of the Thomas Jefferson Award for her mock trial work with the Discovering Justice Program. In 2016, Kim co-founded the Women’s Professional Network in Westford which unites and promotes local professional women across a multitude of professions. She is also a member of the Westford Business Association.

Prior to joining Perkins & Anctil, Kim was senior counsel with a Boston insurance defense firm and a premier “AV” rated plaintiffs’ law firm in Baltimore, Maryland. Her many professional accomplishments include negotiating substantial severance packages in highly contested executive commission and wrongful termination disputes, recovery of a life-changing settlement figure against a major automobile manufacturer for its defective air bag damages, effectively handling a death penalty case, and multiple high-profile police use of force defense verdicts. Kim also has the distinct honor of leading an appeal which set precedent for establishing the legal standard for an officer’s use of force.

Kim is an avid runner and member of the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team. She personally raised over $50,000 for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in a single year with her Boston marathons. Her life-time goal is to complete marathons and half-marathons in all 50 states.

Kim graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Baltimore School of Law, where she was a staff editor of the Law Forum. She was also an appellate intern in the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland.


  • University of Baltimore School of Law J.D. 1994
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison B.A. 1989
  • Admitted to MD Bar – 1994
  • Admitted to MA Bar – 2007
  • Admitted to US District Court for MD – 1995
  • Admitted to US District Court for MA– 2009