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Allison has more than a decade of experience serving as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel and borrower’s counsel in tax-advantaged financings.

Allison’s practice is focused on multifamily and senior housing, health care, transportation, higher education and nonprofit financings. She also counsels housing authorities and other public entities regarding general municipal law.

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association
    • Forum on Affordable Housing and Community Development Law, Member
  • King County Bar Association, Member
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • Washington Finance Officers Association
  • Washington State Association of Municipal Attorneys
  • Washington State Bar Association

Community Activities

  • Leadership Tomorrow, Class of 2014
  • Municipal League of King County, Board Member

News & Insights

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Presentations

  • “Sales and B&O Taxes for Washington Housing Authorities,” Washington Housing Authority Accounting Professionals, September 2018
  • “Cooperative Agreements, Interlocal Agreements, and Affordable Housing,” Tri-Cities Municipal Government & Public Finance Seminar, July 2018
  • “Post-Issuance Compliance – What you need to know about the IRS’s new focus on compliance and record-keeping,” 2012 Association of Washington Housing Authorities (AWHA) Meeting, April 2012
  • “The Big Picture,” Bonds 101 Seminar, February 2011
  • “Law School Initiative Program Seattle University School of Law,” ABA Forum on Affordable Housing Law Student Initiative Program, March 2009

Admissions

  • Washington, 2008
  • New Jersey, 2004
  • Oregon, 2017
  • Pennsylvania, 2004

Education

  • J.D., Boston College Law School (cum laude), 2004
    • Environmental Affairs Law Review
      • Solicitations Editor, 2003-2004
      • Staff Writer, 2002-2003
    • Client Counseling Competition, Semi-Finalist
  • B.A., Pomona College, 2001

Honors & Recognition

  • Rising Star, Washington Super Lawyers list, 2012
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