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Allison H. Kidd is a partner in the San Francisco office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. She is a member of the firm’s Real Estate practice group and Land Use practice group.
Ms. Kidd’s practice includes a wide variety of commercial real estate transactions. She represents private equity funds, institutional and non-institutional real estate investors, REITs, developers and operators in all areas of real estate, including acquisitions, permanent and construction financing (mortgage and mezzanine), joint ventures, dispositions and work-outs. Ms. Kidd’s practice includes a variety of asset classes, including office, residential, industrial, senior housing and mixed-use. Ms. Kidd also routinely works with developers on large-scale development projects, including structuring, negotiating and implementing public-private partnerships, development agreements and ground leases. She has counselled clients in connection with some of the most high-profile developments in the San Francisco Bay Area, including the Chase Center in San Francisco, the Oakland A’s Major League Baseball team’s proposed waterfront baseball stadium and 50-acre mixed-use development, and Related’s 240-acre mixed use development adjacent to Levi Stadium in Santa Clara.
Ms. Kidd is ranked by The Best Lawyers in America in Real Estate Law from 2020-2023 and was recognized as a “Rising Star” by Law360 in 2019. She co-chairs the Women’s Committee of the San Francisco office and serves on the firm’s Compensation Committee and Associate Committee. Ms. Kidd is also a member of the Golden Gate Chapter of Lambda Alpha International.
Ms. Kidd received a law degree and master of public policy, with an emphasis on urban development policy, in 2008 from the University of California, Los Angeles. She received her B.A., magna cum laude, from Columbia in 2001. Ms. Kidd is admitted to practice in California.
University of California - Los Angeles - 2008 Master of Public Policy
University of California - Los Angeles - 2008 Juris Doctor
Columbia University - 2001 Bachelor of Arts