Allen Yancy

Hometown: Baltimore, MD

high school: Calvert Hall College

college: Harvard University

MAJOR: History

GRAD. PROGRAM: Yale Law School (2006, JD)

Allen Yancy is LexShares’ Director of Investments, responsible for underwriting the firm’s investment opportunities. Prior to joining LexShares, Mr. Yancy practiced for over seven years at Weil, Gotshal & Manges in New York and Miami, where he successfully represented Fortune 500 companies in complex commercial litigation, including contract disputes, business torts, intellectual property and securities matters. Before Weil, he clerked for the Honorable Edward C. Prado on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Most recently, Mr. Yancy served as counsel at The Shapiro Firm in New York. He holds a Bachelors of Arts in History from Harvard University, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude, and a Juris Doctor from Yale Law School.

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