Allison S. McKown

Senior Counsel


Allison McKown is a senior counsel and real estate lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Allison focuses her practice on representing investors, developers, property owners, tenants, financial institutions and private lenders in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions. She is a member of the firm’s Real Estate Practice.

She counsels clients related to acquisitions, dispositions, development and leasing of various asset classes, including office, retail, multi-family, hotel, golf course and recreational amenity and warehouse facilities, as well as regularly representing both lenders and borrowers in connection with commercial lending, including construction financing, term lending, and asset-based lending. Allison has substantial experience in various due diligence matters, including conducting title and survey examinations on behalf of buyers, lenders, and sellers, evaluating the legal risks of potential real estate investments, and assisting clients in clearing title matters.


  • University of Florida Levin College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2014)
  • University of Florida Hough Graduate School of Business (M.S., 2014)
    • Real Estate
  • University of Florida Warrington College of Business (B.S., 2011)
    • Finance


  • Received, Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch recognition for Real Estate Law (2023)


  • Florida