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Cheryl Allaire

Cheryl Allaire

Ketchum, ID - Business Law Attorney
  • Business Law, Securities Law, Real Estate Law
  • California, Idaho
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Cheryl Allaire has more than 20 years of experience providing legal and strategic counsel to businesses ranging in size from small start-ups to established publicly held corporations. Her practice focuses on a wide variety of corporate and business matters including entity selection and formation, corporate governance, equity and debt financings, SEC securities compliance and public company reporting requirements, venture capital and private equity, mergers and acquisitions, partnerships and joint ventures, commercial transactions, contract negotiations, employment and consulting agreements and equity compensation plans. She assists businesses throughout their entire life cycle, from startup to exit, and in many different industries including technology, energy, food and beverage, venture capital, real estate, retail and consumer products, manufacturing, life sciences and investment management. Before joining Mathieu, Ranum & Allaire, Ms. Allaire was Counsel in the Emerging Companies & Venture Capital group in the Boise office of Perkins Coie LLP, where she also served as the local Chair of the firm’s Diversity and Paralegal Committees. Previously, she was an Associate in the Corporate group at K&L Gates, LLP in San Diego. She also served as in-house Corporate Counsel for seven years at Franklin Templeton Investments. Before practicing law, Cheryl was an auditor in the specialized finance division of a large financial institution. She received a Bachelor’s in Business Administration, magna cum laude, from the University of San Diego, where she also received an MBA. She holds a law degree from Georgetown University. She is licensed to practice law in California and Idaho.

Practice Areas
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Securities Law
Real Estate Law
Commercial Real Estate, Condominiums, Easements, Eminent Domain, Homeowners Association, Land Use & Zoning, Mortgages, Neighbor Disputes, Residential Real Estate, Water Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Corporate Law
  • Emerging Companies & Start Ups
  • Venture Capital
  • Private Equity
  • Contracts
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Public Companies/SEC Reporting
  • Entity Selection & Formation
  • Corporate Governance
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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Professional Experience
Co-Managing Member
Mathieu, Ranum & Allaire, PLLC
- Current
Counsel - Emerging Companies and Venture Capital Practice Group
Perkins Coie LLP
Associate - Corporate/Business Practice Group
K&L Gates LLP
Associate - Corporate/Business Practice Group
Bell, Boyd & Lloyd LLP
Merged with K&L Gates
Associate - Corporate/Business Practice Group
Fisher Thurber LLP
Merged with Bell, Boyd & Lloyd LLP
Associate - Business Practice Group
Luce Forward Hamilton & Scripps LLP
Associate Corporate Counsel
Franklin Resources, Inc. (Franklin Templeton Investments)
Law Clerk - Economic Crimes Division
United States Attorney's Office - Washington D.C.
Auditor- Specialized Finance Division
Security Pacific Credit Corporation
Georgetown University Law Center
J.D. | Law
Honors: Dean's List
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University of San Diego
M.B.A. | Business and Finance
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University of San Diego
B.B.A. (1987) | Business Administration
Honors: Magna Cum Laude, Beta Gamma Sigma, Academic Honors Program, Entrance with Distinction
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Professional Associations
Ketchum Innovation Center (KIC)
- Current
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State Bar of Idaho
- Current
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California State Bar
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Mathieu, Ranum & Allaire
Contact & Map
Main Office
120 2nd Avenue North
Suite 205
Ketchum, ID 83340
Telephone: (208) 309-0390
Boise Office
181 E. 50th Street
Boise, ID 83714
Mailing Address
PO Box 5796
Hailey, ID 83333
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