Allison P. Tanner Partner

Allie focuses on advising employers on the legal aspects of employee benefit and executive compensation matters arising under ERISA and the Internal Revenue Code.

She counsels a variety of public and private companies with respect to qualified retirement plans, non-qualified deferred compensation arrangements and other benefit programs. She also assists with a variety of interdisciplinary practice areas that are affected by employee benefits and executive compensation laws.

Before joining McGuireWoods, Allie served as lead trial paralegal for a litigation firm in Raleigh, North Carolina. Allie received her undergraduate degree from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her Juris Doctorate from The University of North Carolina School of Law. While attending law school on a Smith/Shaver Merit Scholarship, she participated as a staff member for the North Carolina Law Review.

  • The University of North Carolina School of Law, JD, with Honors, Staff Member, North Carolina Law Review, 2014
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, BS, Psychology, Dean's List, 2008

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Selected for inclusion in “Legal 500 United States,” Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Retirement Plans: Design 2022

Selected for inclusion, Associates to Watch, 2021; America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2022; Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation, North Carolina, Chambers USA

Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Corporate Law, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2021-2023

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