Allison L. Land - Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Allison L. Land

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2011
Phone: 302-651-3180

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 a natural gas pipeline joint venture with Spectra Energy Corp., and Tower Research, LLC in connection with the formation of a joint venture for the trading of fixed income securities.

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 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.

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.

Lehigh UniversityBS Ohio State University College of LawJ.D.
Council of the Delaware Corporation Law Section of the Delaware State Bar AssociationAlternative Entity Subcommittee of the Corporation Law Council of the Delaware State Bar Association

Client Comments

"Allison Land is an adviser I trust to help guide me through any issue, and she is extremely responsive. Her advice is clear, concise, and accurate. Allison is very confident and does not need to prove herself by pretending to know all of the answers; if she does not know the answer to a question, she will find it out. I highly recommend her."

Office Location

One Rodney Square
920 North King Street
Wilmington, DE 19801
United States

Practice Areas

Corporate Law
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Mergers and Acquisitions Law