Kaufman and Canoles

Alison M. McKee

Of Counsel

Office: Virginia Beach

T (757) 417.3627
F (888) 360.9092


Alison’s commercial law practice includes corporate law, corporate finance transactions, banking and finance, including loan transactions, loan workouts, debt restructuring and foreclosures, mergers and acquisitions, commercial real estate and senior housing.

Practice Areas

Representative Matters

  • Represented regional and national banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions in loan transactions, loan workouts, restructurings and foreclosures
  • Represented senior living community (independent living, assisted living and skilled nursing facility) on multiple matters, including corporate governance, debt restructuring, and real estate issues
  • Served as borrower’s counsel to a Fortune 500 medical/surgical distributor on its syndicated unsecured credit facility
  • Represented several co-operative associations
  • Represented insurance company in the foreclosure of a major office building in Norfolk, Virginia
  • Represented supermarket chain in the disposition of its convenience store division
  • Represented a leading international beauty supplier in its corporate reorganization involving multiple entities

Recognition and honors

  • Virginia’s Legal Elite; Virginia Business Magazine, 2010-2012, 2016 
  • AV® Rated; Martindale-Hubbell
  • Phi Beta Kappa


  • Susan G. Komen Tidewater; Board of Directors
  • Virginia Bar Association; Business Law Section Council, 2010 - present
  • Virginia Bar Association; Committee on Virginia Third Party Legal Opinions Report, Co-Chair
  • Virginia Bar Association; Young Lawyers Section, Past Chairman, 1993
  • Virginia Bar Association; Executive Committee Member, 1992-1993
  • Virginia State Bar Professionalism Course Faculty; 1991-1994
  • Virginia State Bar Pro Bono Committee Co-Chair; 1990-1992
  • Council for Women of Boston College; Chair, Marketing and Communications Committee


  • Boston College; B.A., 1981
  • University of Virginia School of Law; J.D., 1984

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