Diversity & Inclusion
Corporate and Alternative Entity Law, Joint Ventures, Mergers and Acquisitions
Allison Land has a diverse corporate practice with extensive experience in joint ventures, Delaware corporate and alternative entity law, and mergers and acquisitions.
Repeatedly selected for inclusion in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Ms. Land is praised by her clients “for knowing the Delaware Code inside out” (2014 edition). She advises 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 joint ventures, equity investments, serializing, spin-offs, REIT conversions, acquisitions, financings, reorganizations and securities offerings.
In joint ventures, Ms. Land recently represented:
Ms. Land also recently represented Darden Restaurants, Inc. in its spin-off of select real estate and restaurant assets into Four Corners Property Trust, Inc., an independent, public company that intends to elect and qualify to be treated as a REIT; and Ladder Capital Corp in connection with its REIT conversion, including an internal realignment involving the serialization of its operating partnership and other subsidiaries.
In mergers and acquisitions, Ms. Land has represented clients in a wide variety of industries in both public and private transactions, including mergers, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, and asset sales in connection with bankruptcy proceedings, including her recent representation of HealthSouth Corporation in its US$730 million acquisition of the rehabilitation facilities of Reliant Hospital Partners, LLC.
In addition, Ms. Land has advised equity sponsors and asset management firms in a variety of matters, including investments, acquisitions, internal governance, and debt and equity securities offerings. She has represented Michael Price (MFP Partners) in connection with an investment in Cache, Inc. and a related rights offering, and an investment in First Security Group, Inc. Ms. Land also represented Land Holdings I, LLC in connection with its $280 million financing for the construction and development of its proposed casino in D’Iberville, Mississippi.
!Ms. Land serves on the Council of the Delaware Corporation Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association and is chair of the Alternative Entity subcommittee of the Corporation Law Council, which is responsible for reviewing and recommending revisions to the Delaware General Corporation Law and the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act, Limited Partnership Act and General Partnership Act, respectively. She also repeatedly has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America and The Best Lawyers in Delaware.
Council of the Delaware Corporation Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association
Chair, Alternative Entity Subcommittee of the Corporation Law Council of the Delaware State Bar Association
J.D., Ohio State University College of Law, 1992 (summa cum laude); Managing Editor, The Ohio State Law Journal
B.S., Lehigh University, 1988