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Allen B. Walburn

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Allen B. Walburn is a partner in the firm's San Diego office. He has extensive experience in a broad range of taxation matters, including corporate and partnership taxation, formation and operation of hedge funds, private equity funds and real estate funds, executive compensation, equity-based compensation, inbound and outbound U.S. international tax planning, tax issues relating to bankruptcies and debt workouts, entertainment industry tax issues, real estate taxation, 1031 exchanges, REITs, and property tax. Allen has played a critical role in structuring numerous corporate, partnership and real estate transactions, including formations of entities, mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, venture capital investments and other related matters.

Allen has also held a license (inactive) as a Certified Public Accountant in California since 1985.


  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of California, Taxation Section, International Tax Committee, Member
  • San Diego County Bar Association 


Allen received his B.S., cum laude, from San Diego State University in 1982; his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of San Diego School of Law in 1994; and his LL.M. in Taxation, summa cum laude, from the University of San Diego in 1995.

Bar Admissions

  • California