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12.09.2020 Firm News

Williams Mullen Adds Attorneys to Litigation and Corporate Sections

Williams Mullen is pleased to announce that Carmelle Alipio and David Allen have joined the firm. Ms. Alipio will be joining the firm’s Litigation Section in the Raleigh office, and Mr. Allen will be joining the Corporate Section in the Richmond office.

Ms. Alipio represents clients in a wide range of civil and commercial litigation matters and regulatory proceedings.

Prior to joining Williams Mullen, Ms. Alipio assisted clients in general civil litigation and coverage matters. She provided coverage opinions, prosecuted and defended declaratory judgment actions and focused on construction defect, trucking and motor vehicle accident, unfair business practice and medical malpractice cases in both state and federal courts.

Ms. Alipio earned her Juris Doctor from Emory University Law School, where she finished in the top ten percent of her class and was inducted into the Order of Barristers. She was also the first Woman and Woman of Color to be elected as the Director in Chief of the Emory Law School Supreme Court Advocacy Program, which is the only student-run Supreme Court litigation program in the United States. Ms. Alipio earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Fordham University.  She is licensed to practice in North Carolina.

Mr. Allen assists clients in general corporate matters, including mergers & acquisitions and corporate governance and securities matters.

Mr. Allen’s M&A experience has included preparing M&A definitive agreements and ancillary documents, drafting closing documents and conducting due diligence for M&A transactions. Mr. Allen’s securities practice has included preparing and revising SEC filings to help clients meet their disclosure obligations.

Mr. Allen earned his Juris Doctor from University of Virginia Law School where he was a member of the Virginia Law and Business Review. He earned both a B.S. in Economics and a B.A. in Political Science from Duke University. As an undergrad, Mr. Allen published scholarship in the Duke Political Science Standard.  He is licensed to practice in the District of Columbia, but is not licensed in Virginia.

Prior to joining Williams Mullen, Mr. Allen spent his first year of practice at an international law firm in Washington, D.C.