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R. Grant Allison

Senior Associate
Raleigh, NC
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  • 919.981.4083
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  • 919.981.4300

Grant Allison focuses his practice on representing privately held companies, founders and investors in a wide variety of corporate and transactional matters, including commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt transactions, board governance and other general corporate matters. Grant often serves in an outside general counsel role as a trusted business and legal adviser across a wide array of industries.

Grant emphasizes building lasting relationships in order to efficiently and confidently provide guidance and practical advice no matter the objective. Taking time to understand the business allows Grant to add value in every engagement and offer creative solutions that balance the specific business and legal risk surrounding each matter in an effort to position clients for success.

Grant has assisted with transactions and provided guidance to clients in the technology, manufacturing, agribusiness, life sciences and insurance industries, to name a few. His recent work includes structuring and closing strategic investments, helping organize and build out platform companies, advising on business sales and reorganizations, negotiating and preparing private label agreements and preparing terms of use and shareholder agreements.

Grant also counsels clients on strategic and protective planning matters such as choice of entity and related tax issues, fundraising matters and the protection of their intellectual property.

Grant is listed among the “Ones to Watch” by Best Lawyers® (2021-2022). He also has been listed in North Carolina Super Lawyers Rising Stars (2021-present).

Grant serves on the board of directors and as assistant treasurer for NeighborHealth Center, Inc., a faith-based, not-for-profit, federally qualified community health center formed to address the growing number of people in Wake County without access to health care.

Prior to law school, Grant worked as an accountant for a Fortune 50 company. During law school, Grant worked for a Fortune 500 pharmaceutical company, as a law clerk for the Honorable Judge Sanford Steelman at the North Carolina Court of Appeals, and for a pharmaceutical consulting company.

Grant received his J.D. (cum laude) from Campbell University School of Law as well as a Master of Trust and Wealth Management (summa cum laude) from Campbell University School of Business. He earned his B.S. in business finance with minors in accounting and Spanish (magna cum laude) from North Carolina State University.

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  • Campbell University School of Law (J.D.)
    • cum laude
  • Campbell University School of Business (MTWM)
    • summa cum laude
  • North Carolina State University (B.S.)
    • magna cum laude
Professional & Community Affiliations

Community Involvements

  • NeighborHealth Center, Inc. - Board Member and Treasurer
Bar & Court Admissions

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina State Bar

Court Admissions

  • United States Tax Court

North Carolina Super Lawyers - "Rising Stars" (2021-present)

Best Lawyers® – "Ones to Watch" (2021-present)