Biography

As a partner in the firm’s Business Representation & Transactions Group, Allie Westfall’s insight and proven analytical skills help translate the complexities of the often-challenging securities laws.  Allie’s counsel allows public and private companies to more efficiently raise money through both private and public offerings.

Allie focuses her practice in the areas of securities, mergers and acquisitions, and business planning. Her practice includes representing corporate clients in a variety of business transactions, as well as advising publicly-held clients on matters related to SEC reporting and compliance, the listing standards of the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Stock Market, and corporate governance matters. Allie has experience reviewing and preparing filings under the Securities Act of 1933 and Securities Exchange Act of 1934, preparing Section 16 beneficial ownership filings, and in Rule 144 transactions. Allie also has experience in the private placement of securities for both publicly-held and private companies and preparing related state "blue sky" filings.

Allie earned her J.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 2013, where she served as an Article Editor on the University of Cincinnati Law Review. She served on the Editorial Staff of Human Rights Quarterly, as a Student Ambassador, and was also involved with Advocates for Children.

Representative Work

American Financial Group (NYSE: AFG) in various underwritten offerings of senior and subordinated debt securities

AtriCure (NASDAQ: ATRC) in its $200 million underwritten secondary offerings of equity securities; $60 million acquisition of Endoscopic Technologies; $250 million acquisition of nContact Surgical

Bombe Asset Management in its $125 million investment in The Parking REIT and related tender offer

Fussball Club Cincinnati LLC ("FC Cincinnati") in a private placement transaction for its interest in a Major League Soccer team

Infinity Property & Casualty Corporation in its $1.6 billion merger with Kemper Corporation (NYSE: KMPR)

Medpace Holdings (NASDAQ: MEDP) in its $30 million tender offer for stock options

Multi-Color Corporation in its $2.5 billion merger with Platinum Equity, $1.3 billion acquisition of Constantia Labels and related issuance of equity securities

RX Investor Value Corp. in its proxy contest involving HealthWarehouse.com, Inc.

Professional and Community Involvement

Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber C-Change 2021, Class 16

Cincinnati Bar Association

Women's Business Enterprise Council Ohio River Valley, Certification Committee Member

Oyler School, A.P. Hampton Mentoring Program

Awards & Recognition

Named to Ohio Rising Stars, 2019-2021

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News & Resources

Speaking Engagements

Publications

Other Publications

The Forgotten Provision:  How the Courts Have Misapplied Title VII in Cases of Express Rejection of Sexual Advances, 81 U. Cin. L. Rev. (2013)

Blogs

Blog Posts

Admissions

  • Ohio

Education

J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law, 2013, cum laude, Law Review, Dean's Honor's List

B.A., Ohio University, 2010, magna cum laude, Departmental Honors in Political Science

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