Allison Dowling

Allison Dowling

Staff Attorney




Allison Dowling is a Staff Attorney at Whitman-Walker’s Max Robinson Center in Southeast Washington, DC, focused on public benefits law, including applications, advocacy, and appeals for Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, Food Stamps, Interim Disability Assistance, and Temporary Aid for Needy Families. Prior to joining Whitman-Walker, she served as a legal fellow at the Pennsylvania Health Law Project, where she provided legal services to low-income Pennsylvanians with issues surrounding Medicaid and Medicare.

Dowling received her law degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where she completed the Health Law Certificate Program and was a recipient of the Community Service Award. While there, she worked in the University of Pittsburgh’s Health Law Clinic helping clients successfully appeal Social Security decisions. Dowling is a member of the Pennsylvania and DC Bars.