Katharine Allen

Katharine Allen

Associate

kallen@wsmtlaw.com
Main: +1 307 234 6907
Licensed in: California, Wyoming


OverviewExperience & ResultsPractice AreasHonors & InsightsEducation & Admissions
Overview

Katharine has a depth and breadth of legal experience enabling her to provide a broad scope of services to meet the needs of Wyoming businesses.

She serves clients in all stages of real estate transactions—from acquisition to disposition—and provides financing, leasing and title-review services. For businesses, she assists from start to sale, including formation, counseling and acquisitions. She also prepares title opinions for oil and gas operators.

Experience & Results
  • Formation and administration of numerous corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies
  • Acquisition, disposition, and financing of several hotels and other commercial properties
  • Sale of client’s multi-office dental business
  • Structuring of client’s family real-estate transfers to preserve California property-tax basis
  • Business restructuring for client holding dozens of real-estate and corporate investment properties
  • Portfolio refinancing of nine affiliated hotels
  • Negotiation of lease for expansion of client’s retail business
  • Post-death administration for taxable estates
  • Representation of logistics and distribution company in various unfair labor practices matters before the National Labor Relations Board
Practice Areas
  • Real Estate
  • Business Planning
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mineral Title Examination
  • Oil & Gas Transactions
  • Corporate Law
  • Public Companies & Securities
  • Estate Planning & Probate
Honors & Insights
  • Presentations at labor and employment law conferences regarding employer insurance needs, use of limited-liability entities, and various related issues
  • Presentation regarding ethical issues in lawyers’ use of social media
  • Former Board Member and Officer, Santa Barbara Women Lawyers
  • Executive Senior Editor, Southern California Review of Law & Social Justice
Education
  • University of Southern California Law School, J.D., 2013
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A., Anthropology, with honors, 2008
Bar Admissions / Qualifications
  • California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • Wyoming
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Wyoming