Tifarah Roberts Allen

Tifarah Roberts Allen

Washington, D.C.

Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +1 202 637 5427

Fax +1 202 637 5910

Practice groupCorporate & Finance

Tifarah Allen is a resource to public companies and private equity funds for their diverse securities matters.

With a particular focus on real estate investment trusts (REITs) and companies in the real estate industry, Tifarah's flexible, but focused, approach has helped companies access the capital markets by navigating the initial public offering process, listing securities on a national stock exchange, and meeting ongoing capital needs through the issuance of equity in follow-on offerings. Tifarah's clients depend on her for varied securities matters, including drafting securities filings and advising on corporate governance matters, compliance with stock exchange requirements, and Section 16 matters.

Tifarah also has experience advising clients across industries in the issuance of debt in public and private offerings. She proactively identifies the needs of her clients to negotiate debt terms that the company can comply with not only today, but also through the maturity of the debt.

In addition to her general practice, Tifarah leverages her experience in securities laws and with real estate clients to work closely with fund sponsors to structure, form, and negotiate with investors in real estate private equity funds.

Prior to joining Hogan Lovells in 2011, Tifarah began her career at a national law firm as a junior associate working on securities, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate matters. While in law school, she was an articles editor for the Columbia Law School Journal of Gender and Law. Prior to law school, she worked for a major internet retailer and an international commercial bank on internet-based consumer products.

Awards and recognitions


Finance: Capital Markets: Debt Offerings, Rising Star
Legal 500 US

Education and admissions


J.D., Columbia Law School, 2007

M.Ed., Temple University, 2003

A.B., Harvard University, cum laude, 1999

Bar admissions and qualifications

District of Columbia

Pennsylvania (inactive)

Representative experience

Represented Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. on the issuance and sale of US$900m in investment grade bonds.

Represented a publicly traded offshore insurance company in offerings of an aggregate of US$1.0bn senior notes and US$350m junior subordinated notes.

Represented Adobe, Inc on its US$3.15bn senior notes offering.

Represented Vici Properties, Inc. in its inaugural and follow-on Rule 144A offerings of an aggregate of US$4.75bn senior notes.

Represented Park Hotels & Resorts Inc. in its inaugural and follow-on Rule 144A offerings of an aggregate of $US1.275bn senior secured notes.

Represented The Commonwealth of The Bahamas in offering an aggregate of US$825m senior notes in Rule 144A offerings.

Represented Bell Partners Inc. in the formation of five real estate private equity funds, raising more than US$2bn in equity.

Represented Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings in the US$700m issuance of two tranches of senior notes.

Represented a subsidiary of Extended Stay America, Inc. in a Rule 144A offering of US$500m of senior notes.

Represented former non-traded REIT, Apple Hospitality REIT, Inc., list approximately US$3.3bn of common shares on the NYSE.

Represented a sponsor of two real estate private equity funds that closed on investments of over US$450m.

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