The addition of Kevin and Allison to the Firm’s Corporate Group adds two senior attorneys with decades of sophisticated corporate experience, both in-house and at AM Law 100 law firms.
Allison focuses on corporate and business law, including intellectual property matters and mergers and acquisitions (“M&A”).
Kevin concentrates his practice in corporate and business law, including capital markets, corporate finance, and M&A, as well as in real estate.
“The addition of Allison and Kevin to our Corporate Group,” said Scott Handwerker, Chair of the Firm’s Corporate Group, “further distinguishes us as unique in our size and capacity on the East End of Long Island. We are able to deliver the highest level of service and advice with the personal attention and fee structure only possible at a firm of our size.”
Prior to joining the Firm, Kevin served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of GAMCO Investors, Inc. (NYSE: GBL) and Associated Capital Group, Inc. (NYSE: AC). Before joining GAMCO, Kevin was Managing Director at Neuberger Berman, LLC. During his tenure at Neuberger, he held the positions of General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer and served on the Executive Committee.
Kevin began his legal career with Shearman & Sterling, LLP in Manhattan, where he practiced in the Securities, Corporate Finance and Real Estate Departments.
Allison has spent her career at the intersection of corporate and IP law, guiding established brands as well as startups on protection and monetization from concept to launch and beyond. Most recently, Allison served as Senior Counsel at Quality King Distributors, Inc., where she advised a broad portfolio of companies in the beauty, retail, e-commerce and logistics sectors. Allison handled various M&A transactions and general corporate matters, commercial real estate, trademark and copyright licensing, enforcement of IP rights and e-commerce issues. Prior to working in-house, Allison practiced intellectual property law at Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu, Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge, and Saidman DesignLaw Group.
Allison is admitted to practice in New York. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, from Dartmouth College and her Juris Doctor degree from Georgetown University Law Center, cum laude. She is also an author on a range of topics from law to Long Island history. Allison lives in East Setauket with her husband and two children.
Kevin is also admitted to practice in New York. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University at Albany and his Juris Doctor degree from Fordham University School of Law. Kevin lives in East Hampton.
“I am absolutely delighted to join Twomey Latham and I look forward to helping the Firm grow its well-established corporate and real estate practices,” Kevin said. “I am especially excited to assist the Firm in expanding its work advising companies, given my extensive experience as General Counsel of several public and private companies. As a father, I am delighted to be joining my son, Scott, Chair of the Corporate Department, and support his continued success.”
“I am grateful for the opportunity to join a firm with such a depth of experience and long-standing client relationships, and I look forward to assisting our clients achieve continued success,” Allison said.