James C. Allen

Associate

I am committed to always offering my clients innovative, sophisticated and strategic legal advice to maximize their potential at each stage of the corporate lifecycle. Responsiveness, clarity and adaptability are key components of my practice.

jcallen@cooley.com

James Allen works with emerging growth companies, investors and entrepreneurs as strategic counsel for a variety of transactional matters. His practice encompasses entity formations, venture capital financings, debt offerings, corporate governance, securities issuances, equity compensation matters and mergers and acquisitions. He regularly drafts, negotiates and advises on complex corporate transactions, contracts and partnerships and utilizes legal technologies to drive efficiency and better outcomes for his clients. James represents a diverse set of companies and investors in the software, technology, digital media, consumer products, fintech and real estate and construction sectors. Prior to becoming a lawyer, James clerked for the United States Senate and worked in business strategy and process improvement roles for a Forbes 200 privately-owned company (America’s Largest Private Companies).

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Experience

  • Mobilitie Agrees to Sell to BAI Communications 

  • Happy Returns Agrees to Sell to Paypal  

  • Hologram Closes $65 Million Series B Investment 

Education

  • University of California, Los Angeles School of Law
    JD, 2018

  • University of Arizona, Eller College of Management
    MBA, 2014

  • University of Arizona
    BA, 2012


Admissions & Credentials

California