Ms. Allen is counsel in the Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity and Intellectual Property groups. She has extensive experience in representing governmental, corporate and high net worth clients in complex cross-border mergers and acquisitions, the formation of strategic partnerships and joint ventures, private equity transactions, privatizations, infrastructure projects (including port development), the establishment of new businesses, the restructuring of existing businesses, and the relocation of businesses and individuals from one jurisdiction to another.
Ms. Allen’s practice also focuses on the purchase, sale and restructuring of distressed businesses. In addition, she advises on general corporate and commercial matters, including sale, purchase and lease arrangements, secured transactions, distribution and franchising arrangements and technology transfer, licensing, trademark and copyright matters. She also advises not-for-profit clients on day-to-day corporate and commercial matters.
Ms. Allen was managing partner of the Curtis Frankfurt office from 1995 to 2004.
COURTSU.S. Supreme Court
U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Pennsylvania
The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Oklahoma Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
American Bar Association, Business Law Section
International Bar Association, Business Law Section
German-American Chamber of Commerce
British-American Chamber of Commerce
Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce
Financial Women's Association of New York
Institute of Directors, UK
Foreign Policy Association Fellow
The Mentor Foundation (USA) Board Member
Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce Mentor Program for International Business Women, 2008