Mr. Allinson is the Global Co-chair of the Private Equity Practice Group, the former Co-chair of the New York Corporate Department and a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions Practice. Mr. Allinson has broad mergers and acquisitions experience, encompassing both public and private acquisitions, dispositions, carve-outs, tender offers, going-private transactions, co-investments, joint ventures and general corporate matters, including corporate governance and takeover defense.
Mr. Allinson primarily focuses his practice on the representation of private equity firms, including The Blackstone Group, Columbus Nova Partners, CCMP Capital Advisors (JPMP), Irving Place Capital, The Goldman Sachs Power Group, Highbridge Capital Management, One Equity Partners, Ospraie Special Opportunities Group and Panda Power Funds. He has also represented a wide range of public and private companies such as AMC Entertainment, AOL, Cogentrix Energy, Covanta Holding Corporation, Fermaca Global, Genband, Global Crossing, ING U.S., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Moneyline Telerate, Noble Environmental Power, Opnext, Inc., PQ Corporation, Sabre Holdings and Westcom Corporation.
Mr. Allinson was recognized as a leading lawyer in the 2008 IFLR 1000 guide. He was also recognized for his work in private equity transactions in Chambers USA 2009 and The Legal 500 US 2008 guide.