Alison Whalen


Vice President

Formerly of Irell & Manella, LLP

Alison Whalen was first introduced to HOLA as a board member of the Every child Foundation, one of HOLA's major funders, and subsequently assisted HOLA in coordinating and implementing Everychild’s million-dollar grant during the building of the Lafayette Park Recreation Center.  Currently a non-practicing attorney, Alison was previously a partner at the law firm of Irell & Manella LLP, which covers a broad base of legal practice areas including entertainment litigation, where her practice included public and private financings, mergers and acquisitions, corporate counseling in bankruptcy reorganizations, and general tax and business law.  She is a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School and Pomona College.

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