Overview

Alanna is a member of the firm’s Business Law Practice Group and 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 has advised clients on fund formation and dissolution alternatives. In addition, she has assisted in litigation and health care law.   

Practices

    • 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

    Admissions

    • State of Ohio
  • Professional Affiliations

    • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association — Member (2018-Present)

    Community Involvement

    • Northern Ohio Italian American Foundation (NOIA) — Member (2018-Present)
    • Hathaway Brown Alumnae Council — Member (2019-Present)
    • Hawken School — Middle School Basketball Head Coach (2017-2018); Varsity Basketball Volunteer (2018-2019)
    • 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)
    • “A Surging Drug Epidemic: Time for Congress to Enact a Mandate on Insurance Companies and Rehabilitation Facilities for Opioid and Opiate Addiction,” Cleveland Marshall’s Journal of Law and Health (May 2018)