Prior to joining Tully Rinckey PLLC, Allen served as a Special Assistant Corporation Counsel for the New York City Law Department’s Appeals Division. There, he handled cases involving discrimination, retaliation, employment termination, personal injury, juvenile delinquency and wrongful death. He submitted briefs and argued several appeals before the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Divisions, First and Second Judicial Departments.
While attending CUNY School of Law, Allen served as a legal intern in the New York State Office of the Attorney General’s Litigation Bureau. He also served as a judicial intern in the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department, where he drafted a judicial opinion under the supervision of the court that received front-page coverage in the New York Law Journal. Allen was recognized as one of SuperLawyers ‘Rising Stars’ in 2016 and 2017.
When not at work, Allen spends time with his family and friends, in addition to playing guitar, watching movies and traveling.
Articles and Publications: Department of the Army Flouts USERRA by Captain Samuel F. Wright, JAGC, USN (Ret.) concerning representative military discrimination case that prevailed before the Merit Systems Protection Board
Accreditations / Awards
•SuperLawyers Rising Stars 2016, 2018
•2017 Tully Rinckey Attorney of the Year
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