Allan is an attorney with the firm’s Business practice and Food and Beverage practice. With more than four decades of experience, both as in-house counsel and in private practice, Allan understands the importance of being available and delivering responsive results for clients. He is known for his attentiveness and deep insight in business and corporate law as well as consumer products and food regulatory and marketing law.
Experienced in all facets of corporate and business law, Allan represents clients in contract negotiations, business formations and finance, distribution agreements, buy-sell agreements, technology licensing, and general commercial transactions.
Food and Beverage
Allan’s consumer products and food law practice provides comprehensive business and regulatory legal services. He advises advertisers on claims substantiation and works with clients to respond to governmental inquiries from the FDA, FTC, State Attorneys General, District Attorneys and others. His clients include Natural and Organic Products companies.
Allan has been in private practice since 1984. Previously, he practiced for 10 years as vice president and general counsel for Foremost Dairies, Inc., a $700 million per year processor of food products, and as senior counsel for McKesson Corporation. His in-house corporate experience provides insight to top and middle management’s need for quick, responsive advice they can use immediately.