Allison Cross Joins GrayRobinson’s Growing Lakeland Team

Lakeland, Fla. –  January 25, 2021 –  GrayRobinson, P.A. (GrayRobinson) today announced Allison "Alli" Cross has joined the firm as a senior associate in the Lakeland office. Cross can be reached at Cross is the fourth addition to the Lakeland Office this past year, following Of Counsel Emily Crain, Associate Jennifer Higley Spath, and Shareholder Natalie Wilson.

"We are thrilled Alli has chosen GrayRobinson as her new home here in Lakeland following a five-year stint serving as a legal and contracts supervisor for Universal Creative," said Lakeland managing shareholder David Hallock. "Her unique experience overseas will be a great addition to our already stellar corporate and real estate practices. We look forward to seeing her grow her practice with us."  

Focusing her practice on corporate and real estate matters, Cross brings five years of experience working as a legal and contracts supervisor for Universal Creative, having served three of those years living in Japan. In this role, she handled agreements for Universal Studios for more than 200 vendors worldwide from industries, such as construction, architecture and engineering, arts and talent, engineering and safety, logistics, IT/networking, and manufacturing for complex ride and show systems.  

"After spending time in Japan the last three years, I am excited to be back in the states and to have the opportunity to join a law firm filled with such esteemed attorneys and consultants," said Cross.  "I was drawn to GrayRobinson because of its talent, clients, and culture, and I am looking forward to not only being a part of such a well-rounded group, but learning from them as I build my practice."

Cross earned her law degree from Northeastern University School of Law and her undergraduate degree from the University of South Florida.