Allison is currently the General Counsel of Dollar Shave Club. She joined the company in 2016 and led it through its acquisition by Unilever. As General Counsel, she’s responsible for managing Dollar Shave Club’s legal, regulatory and compliance risks while providing strategic advice to the business across all business functions.
Prior to joining Dollar Shave Club, Allison spent nearly ten years as a litigator at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where she became a partner in 2013. Her work at Kirkland focused on intellectual property and false advertising litigation and advice, and she had a robust pro bono practice focusing on special education and disability rights litigation. In addition to serving on the DRLC Board, Allison also serves on the Board of Directors for WishForward, a non-profit whose mission is to support and create schools committed to meaningful inclusion. Building an inclusive world for and protecting the rights of those with disabilities is a mission near and dear to Allison’s heart. Allison lives in Westchester, CA with her husband, two daughters (Sammie and Mia) and Clementine, Sammie’s amazing service dog.