Allison Sherrier

Allison Sherrier is a Corporate associate in the firm’s New York office. She represents public and private companies in business unit divestitures, acquisitions, and corporate restructuring transactions.  In addition, Allison has significant experience advising clients regarding the formation of private equity funds and on general corporate governance matters.

Prior to joining Goulston & Storrs, Allison worked for a large international firm and spent a year seconded with Pfizer, where she assisted the internal legal team with global restructuring work and divestitures.

Allison received her J.D. from American University’s Washington College of Law, magna cum laude, and her B.A from the University of Virginia.

Key Takeaways: 2021 ABA Private Target Mergers & Acquisitions Deal Points Study

The Study looks at several areas of negotiation, including financial terms, representations and warranties, covenants, closing conditions, and indemnification related provisions.

The Sandbagging Conundrum Explained

There is perhaps no more consistently vexing problem for transactional attorneys on opposite sides than figuring out a fair contractual resolution for “sandbagging” issues. This makes the choice-of-law provision in transactional contracts extremely important.