Alissa Gardenswartz is the Deputy Attorney General for Consumer Protection in the Colorado Attorney General’s Office. Prior to becoming the Consumer Protection Deputy, Alissa led numerous investigations and prosecutions involving violations of state and federal consumer protection laws, including charity fraud, foreclosure fraud, and antitrust cases. She has practiced in the Colorado Attorney General’s Office since 2007. Prior to joining the Colorado Attorney General’s Office, Alissa worked in private practice in both Denver and Washington, D.C., and began her career with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission Bureau of Competition.
Alissa has served on the National Association of State Charity Officials board since 2010, including serving as president of the board in 2013-2014. She also has served as faculty for the National Attorneys General Training & Research Institute as well as for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. Alissa is a graduate of UCLA and the University of Chicago Law School.