Allison L. Orenstein, Esq.


Meet Allison

Meet Allison

Allison is an associate attorney at Ligris. Her practice includes comprehensive representation of mortgage lenders and consumers in residential real estate conveyancing and financing. Allison also advises on condominium-related matters and assists with condominium conversion and formation.

Outside the Office

Allison resides in Newton with her husband, a local business owner, and their three small boys. On a typical weekend, you can find her on farms and soccer fields. When the rare date night opportunity presents itself, Allison enjoys comedy shows and trying new restaurants. She also relishes her role as a landlord and property manager.


J.D., cum laude, New England Law Boston
B.A., Criminal Justice, Indiana University

Bar & Court Admissions




Prior to joining Ligris, Allison was a litigation attorney in the greater Boston area, where she gained practical experience in real estate and business litigation. Her practice spanned family law, criminal defense, and tort litigation, with a concentration on personal injury and employment law, including class action defense. Allison would also guide clients through alternative methods of non-judicial resolution.

Why Allison?

Why Allison?

As a former litigator, Allison understands the true meaning of zealously advocating on behalf of her clients. She is also a certified mediator, which complements her negotiating talents as a real estate attorney. Above all, clients can rely on Allison to provide concierge-level legal services.

Learn from Allison

Learn from Allison

Allison frequently creates content for and conducts real estate seminars to educate professionals and consumers on emerging trends in the real estate industry.

Proudest Moment

“Seeing a former client’s smiling photos of his daughter that I helped him to gain full custody over while practicing as a divorce attorney.”

Energy Booster

“Spin class is a great energy and mood booster!”

Super Hero Power

“I can remember the layout and store directory of every shopping mall I have ever visited.”

Favorite Vacation

“The small surfer village of Sayulita, Mexico is the most relaxing place on earth. The margaritas aren’t too shabby either!”


“Broadway shows, especially Newsies, yoga, NYC trips to see my family and trying new Boston restaurants.”

Comfort Food

“(Gluten-free) pizza”

On My Playlist

“More show tunes than you can imagine! Gavin DeGraw is also a favorite.”

Why Ligris?

“Working at Ligris was always the goal for me. In our field of expertise, Ligris is regarded as the most progressive, innovative and forward thinking firm out there. I consider myself lucky that I was chosen to join the team.”