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Allen Goolsby

Special Counsel
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Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Virginia, USA
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Practice Expertise

  • Capital Markets and Securities
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Governance and Board Advisory
  • Crisis Management

Areas of Practice

  • Capital Markets and Securities
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Governance and Board Advisory
  • Crisis Management
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
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Profile

Allen’s practice focuses on corporate law.

Allen regularly represents clients on corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and securities and finance matters.

Relevant Experience

  • Representation of boards of directors and board committees in special situations.
  • Experience with a variety of merger, acquisition and financing transactions involving publicly held corporations.
  • Advising publicly held corporations regarding corporate governance.

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia

Education
BA, Yale University, History, cum laude, 1961

Areas of Practice

  • Capital Markets and Securities
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Governance and Board Advisory
  • Crisis Management
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments
  • Representation of boards of directors and board committees in special situations.
  • Experience with a variety of merger, acquisition and financing transactions involving publicly held corporations.
  • Advising publicly held corporations regarding corporate governance.


Professional Associations
  • Board of Governors, American Bar Association
  • Board of Directors, St. Catherine’s School
  • Member, American College of Governance Counsel
  • Former Chair, American Bar Association Pension Plan Committee
  • Member, American Bar Association Committees on Corporate Governance, Corporate Practice and Federal Regulation of Securities
  • Former Chair, Virginia State Bar Special Committee on the Future of Law Practice
  • Former Member, Judicial Council of Virginia
  • Former Trustee, University of Virginia Law School Foundation
  • Former Junior Warden, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church
  • Former Member, American Bar Association Committee on Corporate Laws
  • Past President, Virginia Bar Association

Professional Activities and Experience
  • Listed in Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, Corporate Governance, 2010-2016
  • Virginia Business – Virginia’s Legal Elite for 2016
  • Who’s Who Legal: M&A and Governance 2015 and Who’s Who Legal 2015 - Compendium Edition
  • Named The International Who’s Who of Corporate Governance Lawyers 2010-2014
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America for Corporate Governance Law and Corporate Law, 2014-2017

Articles

  • Should We Be Promoting Short Slate Election Contests?, American Bar Association Section of Business Law
  • Goolsby and Haas on Virginia Corporations, Fifth Edition, LexisNexis
  • Virginia Corporation Law & Practice, Prentice Hall Law & Business
  • Should the Board of Directors Create a Special Committee to Oversee the Corporation's Response to the Pandemic?, National Association of Corporate Directors
  • An Historical Perspective of the Current Balance of Power Between Shareholders and Boards of Directors, American Bar Association Section of Business Law

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