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Allison L. Land

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP

Wilmington, DE, USA

Allison Land has a diverse corporate practice, concentrating in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, 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, joint ventures, recapitalizations, spin-offs, and asset sales in connection with bankruptcy proceedings. She has represented Wilmington Trust Corporation in its acquisition by M&T Bank; Korea Zinc in its acquisition of the Pachapaqui zinc mine; and Residential Capital, LLC in the sale of several businesses and asset portfolios.

In securities transactions, Ms. Land has counseled clients in a broad range of matters, including 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 acquisitions, internal governance, and debt and equity securities offerings. She represented 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 investment funds, asset securitizations, acquisitions, reorganizations, initial public offerings and as issuers of securities in Rule 144A offerings. 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 was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2011-2012.

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