Alyce W. Tonon joined Phillips, Spallas & Angstadt in 2015. Based in the San Francisco office, she specializes in civil litigation defense, with a focus on high-value product liability, catastrophic personal injury, pharmacy and trucking cases. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Tonon was an associate at a boutique San Francisco firm where her practice focused on business and commercial litigation and corporate law.

Ms. Tonon received her J.D. degree and graduated with the highest honors from Golden Gate University, School of Law in 2014. During law school, Ms. Tonon earned a specialization certificate in business law and served as a staff writer and Executive Ninth Circuit Survey Editor for the Golden Gate University Law Review.

Ms. Tonon is admitted to practice before all state courts in California and Nevada, and the United States District Courts for the Northern District of California, Central District of California, and District of Nevada.


  • Golden Gate University Law Review, Staff Writer, 2012-2013
  • Golden Gate University Law Review, Executive Ninth Circuit Survey Editor, 2013-2014
  • Faculty Award for Academic Excellence in Corporate and Commercial Law, Golden Gate University, May 2014


  • Monge v. Maya Magazines, Inc.: The Demand for Celebrity Gossip and the Doctrine of Transformative Use in the Ninth Circuit, 44 Golden Gate U. L. Rev. 5 (2014)


J.D., Golden Gate University School of Law (Highest Honors)
B.A., San Diego State University




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