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Elizabeth  Allen



Washington University School of Law, J.D.
  • magna cum laude; Order of the Coif
  • Journal of Law & Policy, Executive Notes & Projects Editor; Women's Law Caucus, Secretary; Public Service Advisory Board, Pro Bono Pledge Chair
Rutgers University, B.A.
  • English and Art History

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Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Michigan

  • Real Property Law Section

Detroit Metro Bar Association

International Council of Shopping Centers

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Elizabeth (Betsy) Allen is a real estate attorney focusing her practice on commercial and real estate transactions, including acquisitions, sales, financings, and leasing.

  • Drafts and negotiates leases for large commercial clients throughout the country
  • Coordinates portfolio transactions, including drafting and negotiating loan and acquisition documents
  • Assists with title objection matters, including reviews of surveys, title commitments, and documents of record
  • Researches and assists in the drafting of legal opinions regarding Michigan-specific real estate and tax law


  • Managed various aspects of a $100 million multi-property office condominium acquisition and financing
  • Represented real estate investment trust (REIT) in $50 million multi-property loan assumption for shopping centers in Florida, Georgia, Kansas, and Minnesota
  • Assisted in the acquisitions of landmark properties in multiple cities
  • Aided in the sale of a large wireless cellular retailer
  • Served as intern for Judge Audrey G. Fleissig, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri


Rivière28 Advisory Board

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program, Frequent Volunteer

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