Allison M. Ryan is the co-leader of Alston & Bird’s Real Estate Finance & Investment Group, composed of more than 50 attorneys who guide complex transactions nationwide. She represents institutions, investors and developers in equity and development transactions across the U.S.
Allison is a dealmaker committed to multiyear and multideal relationships with her clients. She invests in fully understanding her clients’ businesses and goals. She leads all types of real estate transactions for these clients, including high-profile acquisitions and dispositions, financings, joint ventures, ground-up developments and leasing. Allison’s deals often focus on urban, mixed-use projects in major U.S. markets.
With her clients’ best interests in mind, Allison brings parties together at the negotiating table while keeping a firm grasp of technical matters. For close to 20 years, she has built trust and identified practical solutions that move transactions forward. Chambers USAreports that Allison is “one of the most technically proficient attorneys … she is a brilliant business person … and is also a very good negotiator.”
Equity Acquisitions & Sales — 10-year representation for private real estate firm in Class A office transactions in Manhattan, the District of Columbia and California, including acquisitions, financing and dispositions
Mixed Use Development — Counsel to developer in multi-phase $1 billion+ mixed-use project in Atlanta.
Resort Acquisition — Represented Fortune 100 Company in its acquisition of a AAA Five Diamond hotel, golf courses, marinas, and 1,000s of acres of developable land in a single transaction from multiple Sellers.