Podcast Episode 45: Natasha Allen, Partner

04 May 2021 Foley Career Perspectives Blog
Authors: Alexis P. Robertson Natasha Allen

This episode of The Path & The Practice features a conversation with Natasha Allen. Natasha is partner out of Foley’s Silicon Valley and San Francisco offices, focused on venture capital, M&A, and transactions. In this discussion, Natasha reflects on growing-up outside of Toronto, Canada. She reflects on her decision to attend law school and her decision to focus on tax law. Natasha discusses getting her L.L.M in tax and working for a Big Four accounting firm before moving to private practice. Natasha shares what she learned in the early years of her career and explains her decision to broaden her tax practice to a general corporate practice focused on venture capital and start-ups. She also discusses her decision to found her own law firm, prior to joining Foley, and provides wonderful advice on the importance of not self-selecting out of an opportunity. Listen to the full discussion below.   

Natasha's Profile: 

  • Title: Partner
  • Practice Area:  Venture Capital, Mergers & Acquisitions, Transactions
  • Foley Office: Silicon Valley, San Francisco
  • Hometown:  Toronto, Ontario
  • College:  York University 
  • Law School:  Queen's University Faculty of Law
     

 

Click here for full list of The Path & The Practice episodes.

You can also find, and subscribe, to this podcast on all major podcast platforms including iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify and Google Play.

This blog is made available by Foley & Lardner LLP (“Foley” or “the Firm”) for informational purposes only. It is not meant to convey the Firm’s legal position on behalf of any client, nor is it intended to convey specific legal advice. Any opinions expressed in this article do not necessarily reflect the views of Foley & Lardner LLP, its partners, or its clients. Accordingly, do not act upon this information without seeking counsel from a licensed attorney. This blog is not intended to create, and receipt of it does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Communicating with Foley through this website by email, blog post, or otherwise, does not create an attorney-client relationship for any legal matter. Therefore, any communication or material you transmit to Foley through this blog, whether by email, blog post or any other manner, will not be treated as confidential or proprietary. The information on this blog is published “AS IS” and is not guaranteed to be complete, accurate, and or up-to-date. Foley makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation or content of the site. Foley expressly disclaims all other guarantees, warranties, conditions and representations of any kind, either express or implied, whether arising under any statute, law, commercial use or otherwise, including implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement. In no event shall Foley or any of its partners, officers, employees, agents or affiliates be liable, directly or indirectly, under any theory of law (contract, tort, negligence or otherwise), to you or anyone else, for any claims, losses or damages, direct, indirect special, incidental, punitive or consequential, resulting from or occasioned by the creation, use of or reliance on this site (including information and other content) or any third party websites or the information, resources or material accessed through any such websites. In some jurisdictions, the contents of this blog may be considered Attorney Advertising. If applicable, please note that prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Photographs are for dramatization purposes only and may include models. Likenesses do not necessarily imply current client, partnership or employee status.

Authors

Insights

DOL Rolls Back Trump Administration’s Independent Contractor Rule
05 May 2021
Labor & Employment Law Perspectives
190 Across the Finish Line: CFTC Adopts New Bankruptcy Rules for FCMS and DCOS
05 May 2021
The Journal on the Law of Investment & Risk Management Products, Futures & Derivatives Law Report
Understanding SPACs' Hidden Capital Costs
05 May 2021
Law360
The Export Import Bank of the United States: Priorities and Programs Supporting U.S. Businesses and Jobs
04 May 2021
Manufacturing Industry Advisor
Home Care 100
27-30 June 2021
Marco Island, FL
2021 AANP National Conference
15 June - 31 August 2021
Virtual Conference
HCCA Orange County Regional Healthcare Compliance Conference
11 June 2021
Virtual Conference
Rx Pricing and Reimbursement Summit
24-25 May 2021
Virtual Conference