Alison's practice focuses on U.S. and international business reorganizations and financing, including chapter 11 reorganizations and liquidations, out-of-court restructurings, secured financings and investments in troubled companies. Alison has represented debtors in chapters 7 and 11 bankruptcy cases and foreign debtors in ancillary proceedings and chapter 15 cases. Alison regularly advises pension funds, private equity groups and other financial services institutions on distressed investments. She also advises traditional and non-traditional lenders including debtor-in-possession lenders, asset-based lenders, other institutional lenders, and agents of lenders in and out of chapter 11. Alison negotiates on behalf of strategic acquirors and sellers in distressed mergers and acquisitions in and out of bankruptcy. She has acted for official committees of creditors and general unsecured creditors in an array of matters, including defendants to preference and fraudulent conveyance actions.