Ryan Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC
1201 Third Avenue, Suite 3400
Seattle, WA 98101-3034
Ryan Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC
1201 Third Avenue, Suite 3400
Seattle, WA 98101-3034

Ryan Swanson & Cleveland, PLLC
1201 Third Avenue, Suite 3400
Seattle, WA 98101-3034

Allie C. Sisson
Leading clients through commercial real estate transactions from day one negotiations through closing, construction, home sales, and homeowners association formation.

Allie Sisson is an associate in Ryan Swanson’s Real Estate, Development & Finance and Business groups. She enjoys helping clients solve complex legal issues with creative and simple solutions for their questions. Allie prides herself on efficient and cost-effective results that allow people to focus on what matters most – successfully running their business.

Allie represents clients with real estate and business matters involving:

  • Representing developers and owners in the acquisition and disposition of real estate, including drafting and reviewing purchase and sale agreements, contractor and subcontractor agreements, and loan agreements
  • Reviewing, negotiating, drafting, and updating commercial leases
  • Formation of corporations, limited liability companies, and professional limited liability companies including business licenses, operating agreements, and other formation documents
  • Assisting nonprofit corporations with applications for tax exempt status
  • Initial security filings and annual updates with the S.E.C. and multi-state filings through NASAA Electronic Filing Depository
  • Reviewing and drafting easements, licenses, deeds, and other real property documents
  • Due diligence review during real property and business transactions

Before law school, Allie received her B.A. in Marketing, with minors in Spanish and Leadership Studies from the University of Denver. During her third year, she lived in Buenos Aires, Argentina where she became fluent in Spanish.

Allie attended Seattle University School of Law and worked as a summer associate at Ryan Swanson in 2018 and as a legal intern at Ryan Swanson until graduating cum laude in 2019. During law school, Allie served as the Managing Editor for the Seattle Journal for Social Justice and Case Manager for the International Refugee Assistance Project. During her final year of law school, she externed for Inspire Corp., a Moroccan based mental health organization. She was also a semi-finalist in the James E. Bond ABA Moot Court Competition and recipient of the CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in her Youth Advocacy Clinic.

  • Spanish

Professional Activities

  • Board Member, Washington State Bar Foundation Board of Trustees
  • Member, Commercial Real Estate Women Seattle (CREW Seattle)
  • Member, Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation: The Northwest Chapter Young Professionals Group
  • Real Property Fellow, Real Property, Probate and Trust Executive Committee


  • Seattle University School of Law
    (J.D., cum laude, 2019)
  • The University of Denver
    (B.A., Marketing, 2016)
Admitted to Practice
  • Washington
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington

Hobbies & Interests

Outside of work, Allie enjoys traveling, camping and backpacking, spending time with her family, and snuggling her two cats.