René J. LeBlanc-Allman

René LeBlanc-Allman is a partner in Winston & Strawn’s finance practice group who represents financial institutions in corporate lending transactions.

Ms. LeBlanc-Allman’s practice focuses on structuring, negotiating, and documenting secured and unsecured domestic and international credit facilities.

She has represented the administrative agent or lender in a variety of syndicated and bilateral financings in amounts ranging from $25 million to $2 billion, including those involving cross-border lending, multicurrency facilities, first/second lien and mezzanine structures, and foreign/domestic collateral facilities. Borrowers in these transactions have included international drug testing companies, national and international restaurant and hotel chains, national milk processors, and media and telecommunication companies. Ms. LeBlanc-Allman also has assisted borrowers in obtaining financing, including, for example, a $40 million senior secured syndicated credit facility.

In addition, she has represented the administrative agent or lender in connection with distressed credit facilities, including those involving default/forbearance situations.

Ms. LeBlanc-Allman served in the United States Air Force from 1987 to 1994.

Ms. LeBlanc-Allman received a B.A., magna cum laude, in Interdisciplinary Studies in 1995. She received  a J.D., magna cum laude, in 1999 from the University of South Carolina, where she was an articles editor for the South Carolina Law Review, and a member of the Order of the Coif.

Honors & Awards

Ms. LeBlanc-Allman was listed as one of the Best Lawyers in America 2015 in “Banking and Finance.”


Ms. LeBlanc-Allman is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association Business Law Section and she is also a member of the Board of Advisors for the UNC School of Law’s Center for Banking and Finance.

She was named as one of the Charlotte Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” which identifies professionals who are making major strides in their careers and impacting their communities.


  • New York
  • North Carolina


  • University of South Carolina, JD, 1999