Alanna represents clients on a variety of business law matters. Her experience includes representing clients in mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture financing transactions, and corporate loan transactions. Alanna advises clients operating in the cannabis industry in Ohio, representing these clients in a variety of transactions and advising them on a diverse set of business-related, regulatory, and compliance issues. Alanna has also advised clients on fund formation and dissolution alternatives. 


    • Assisted multiple Ohio medical marijuana license holders with transferring their licenses to purchasing entities.
    • Counsel on deal teams for real estate transactions including real estate development acquisitions and the restructuring of real estate and commercial lending transactions.
    • Advised clients and drafted relevant documents relating to general corporate matters, including commercial agreements, equity incentive planning and corporate governance.
    • Counseled clients and served on deal teams for a broad range of corporate transactions, from letter of intent stage through closing, including mergers and acquisitions, commercial financings, private equity and venture financing.
    • Responsible on deal teams for conducting due diligence, drafting disclosure schedules and drafting ancillary deal documents, such as resolutions, officer’s certificates, bills of sale, assignments, etc.
    • Performed research on several topics including health care transactions, including issues related to federal, state and local zoning ordinances; and matters relating to coronavirus’ impact on Force Majeure Clauses and the executive state “stay at home orders.”
  • Education

    • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2018
    • Centre College, B.A., Anthropology and Sociology, 2015


    • State of Ohio
  • Professional Affiliations

    • FDCC Ladder Down, Cleveland Program—Class of 2021; LD Cleveland Executive Committee (2022)
    • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association—Member (2018-Present)

    Community Involvement

    • Hathaway Brown Alumnae Council—Member (2019-Present); Chair, Alumnae Weekend (2022)
      • The Association for Corporate Growth—Co-Chair, ACG Cup Committee (2021-Present); YACG Membership Committee (2022-Present)
    • Northern Ohio Italian American Foundation (NOIA)—Member (2018-Present)
    • Hawken School—Middle School Basketball Head Coach (2017-2018); Varsity Basketball Volunteer (2018-2019)
    • Named to the Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars list (2022)
    • Barbara Tyler Award for Best Note (2017)
    • Best Brief—Gabrielli National Family Law Moot Court Competition (2017)
    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law — Legal Research and Writing (Spring 2016); Evidence (Fall 2016)
    • "When Closely Held Businesses Are Held Too Closely?" Association of Corporate Counsel, Cleveland, OH (August 2021)