Allison is co-chair of Godfrey & Kahn’s firm-wide antitrust practice, where she practices in the areas of litigation, corporate counseling and mergers and acquisitions. She also is a member of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group; Government Investigations, White Collar & Compliance Practice Group; and Healthcare Practice Group.
A substantial portion of Allison’s practice is in the area of antitrust litigation. Allison’s antitrust litigation experience includes individual and class actions brought under federal and state antitrust laws involving claims including territorial allocation, exclusive dealing, monopoly leveraging, tying, refusals to deal, covenants not to compete and alleged “sham” government petitioning.
Allison’s antitrust practice also includes counseling and training clients on a variety of antitrust issues including price fixing and other criminal conduct; pricing and distribution issues, such as minimum advertised price policies, resale price maintenance, and the Robinson-Patman Act; and joint ventures and other competitor collaborations. She also has written and presented extensively on labor market antitrust issues, including wage-fixing and “no poach” agreements. Allison also frequently advises clients on antitrust issues in mergers and acquisitions including information sharing, antitrust risk evaluation, and pre-merger antitrust investigations, including second requests under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act.
Allison also represents clients in a range of litigation matters in trial and appellate courts around the country, including contract disputes, business torts, deceptive trade practices, and trademarks. She also has particular experience representing healthcare clients in civil litigation, including healthcare antitrust litigation, complex commercial litigation, and the False Claims Act.
Allison’s practice also includes internal investigations and government investigations, particularly in the areas of antitrust and healthcare. She also frequently assists other law firms as co-counsel and local counsel in Wisconsin courts.
Allison has been named a Best Lawyers One to Watch for antitrust as well as a “Leader in the Law” by the Wisconsin Law Journal. She also currently co-chairs the ABA Litigation Section’s Antitrust Litigation committee. Allison maintains an active pro bono practice and frequently speaks on issues relating to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Prior to joining Godfrey & Kahn, Allison practiced litigation at Sidley Austin LLP in Chicago. She also was a law clerk for the Honorable William C. Canby, Jr. of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.