With more than a decade of experience in litigation and creditors’ rights matters, Allison has handled a wide variety of cases in state, federal, and bankruptcy courts, ranging from disagreements between business partners to complex construction disputes. She routinely handles insurance defense and subrogation cases and advises insurance providers on coverage issues.
Allison has experience in commercial lending, finance, personal injury, and real estate law. This real estate background enables her to provide effective representation in litigation involving boundary disputes and timber trespass claims. Allison also represents creditors in workouts, bankruptcies, and collection actions, including mechanic’s lien claims.
Allison has achieved high-quality results for clients outside of the courtroom through mediation and arbitration, including before the American Arbitration Association. She has also had success at the appellate level, prevailing in cases before the Maine Supreme Judicial Court. Before joining Rudman Winchell, Allison practiced with Stites & Harbison, PLLC in Nashville, Tennessee. Super Lawyers recognized her as a Rising Star from 2013-2021.
Raised in Massachusetts, Allison attended St. John’s University, where she was a member of the co-ed cheerleading team. Allison graduated summa cum laude in 2005, earning a bachelor of science in sports management with minors in business and international relations. Allison obtained her J.D. from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 2008, where she graduated cum laude with a business transaction concentration. Before entering law school, Allison interned for the Boston Red Sox, the New York Yankees, and Major League Baseball Commissioner.
Allison serves on the Bankruptcy Local Rules Committee. She is a member of the Maine State Bar Association Bankruptcy Section and the John Waldo Ballou Inn of Court. She is a volunteer presenter for Credit Abuse Resistance Education (CARE).
Since relocating to Maine, Allison has become active in the community. She is a director for the Maine State Chamber of Commerce and former Chair for FUSION: Bangor. Allison lives in Winterport with her husband, son, and two dogs. She enjoys traveling, live music, and attending sporting events.
Areas of practice
Memberships and Affiliations
Recognized in Best Lawyers in America, Personal Injury Litigation (Plaintiffs), 2021
Recognized as a Super Lawyer Rising Star from 2013 – 2022
U.S. District Court for the District of Maine
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit
University of Tennessee College of Law
Knoxville, Tennessee, 2008
J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
Honors: cum laude
St. John’s University
Jamaica, New York, 2005
B.S., Sports Management
Minors: Business and International Relations
Honors: summa cum laude; College of Professional Studies Gold Key Award; Michelle Doherty Award