Allison L. Land
Mergers and Acquisitions, Securities, and General Corporate and Alternative Entity Law
Allison Land has a diverse corporate practice, concentrating in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, securities, and Delaware corporate and alternative entity law.
In mergers and acquisitions, Ms. Land has represented clients in both public and private transactions, including mergers, leveraged buyouts, sales and acquisitions of subsidiaries and divisions, recapitalizations, spin-offs and asset sales in connection with bankruptcy proceedings. She has advised Wilmington Trust Corporation in its acquisition by M&T Bank and Korea Zinc in its acquisition of the Pachapaqui zinc mine.
In joint ventures, Ms. Land recently has represented NextEra Energy, Inc. in connection with the formation of joint ventures with Spectra Energy Corp. and with EQT Corporation to construct, develop and operate natural gas pipelines. Ms. Land also recently represented Tower Research, LLC in connection with the formation of a joint venture with Credit Suisse for the trading of fixed income securities.
Ms. Land also has advised a number of equity sponsors and asset management firms in a variety of matters, including investments, acquisitions, internal governance, and debt and equity securities offerings. She represented Michael Price in connection with an investment in Cache, Inc. and a related rights offering, and an investment in First Security Group, Inc.; and JLL Partners, Inc. and Warburg Pincus LLC in connection with a rights offering and debt exchange for Builders FirstSource, Inc.
In securities transactions, Ms. Land has counseled clients in a broad range of matters, including Travelzoo, Inc. in connection with its reverse/forward stock split; Citigroup Inc. with corporate advice in connection with exchange offers with holders of trust preferred securities; PGT, Inc. in its initial public offering; and Builders FirstSource, Inc. in its initial public offering, the issuance of senior secured notes in a Rule 144A transaction and a registered exchange offer.
Ms. Land advises clients in all areas of Delaware corporate and alternative entity law, focusing on Delaware laws governing limited liability companies and limited partnerships. She has counseled clients on the use of Delaware alternative entities in connection with equity investments, joint ventures, financings, acquisitions, reorganizations, initial public offerings and as issuers of securities. Ms. Land serves on the Council of the Delaware Corporation Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association and the Alternative Entity subcommittee of the Corporation Law Council, which is responsible for reviewing and recommending revisions to the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act, Limited Partnership Act and General Partnership Act.
Ms. Land repeatedly has been selected for inclusion in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and The Best Lawyers in America.
J.D., Ohio State University College of Law, 1992 (summa cum laude); Managing Editor, The Ohio State Law Journal
B.S., Lehigh University, 1988
Council of the Delaware Corporation Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association
Alternative Entity Subcommittee of the Corporation Law Council of the Delaware State Bar Association