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.

Allie currently serves as co-chair for the KMK Women's Initiative and is a member of the firm's Associate's Committee and Diversity Committee.

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, 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, Former Certification Committee Member

Oyler School, A.P. Hampton Mentoring Program

Ohio State Bar Association

Awards & Recognition

Listed in The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch, 2024

Named to Ohio Rising Stars, 2019-2024

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News & Resources


Speaking Engagements


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)


Blog Posts



What do you enjoy about being an attorney?
I enjoy that every day brings a new a challenge and that I get the opportunity to help clients navigate those challenges and offer solutions.

Where would we find you on a typical Saturday/Sunday?
Spending time with my husband and two kids, most likely at a park, on a hike, or at the pool in the summer!

What do you think is Cincinnati’s best-kept secret?
How to have a winning team! 


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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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