Meredith Clayton Allen

Meredith Clayton Allen: Attorney with Fee, Smith, Sharp & Vitullo, L.L.P.

Biography

Ms. Allen joined the firm in August 2009 and brought her experience in defending clients in products liability, mass tort, and residential and commercial construction defect cases, representing large retailers in all manner of premises liability litigation and defending transportation cases involving catastrophic loss. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Allen practiced law with two well-respected Dallas insurance defense firms, maintaining a varied civil litigation docket and independently handing all phases of litigation and trial preparation. Ms. Allen currently maintains an extensive motion practice and provides litigation support to the firm by preparing and arguing complex pre- and post-trial motions, taking and defending depositions and representing clients at mediation.

While in law school, Ms. Allen was an editor of The Review of Litigation, a member of the Board of Advocates, a Thad T. Hutcheson Moot Court Competition quarterfinalist and a Carl W. Wilson Mock Trial Competition quarterfinalist.

Member, Board of Advocates. Selected as a "Texas Rising Star" by Texas Monthly and Law & Politics Magazine, 2005. Notes Editor, The Review of Litigation, Vol. 17, 1997-1998. Publication/Presentation: "Recent Case Law Development in the Area of Product Defect"; "Beneficial Application of RCLA Continues to Diminish for General Contractors".

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Tort Litigation
  • Professional Liability Defense
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Products Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Construction Defects
  • Civil Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
972-934-9100  Phone
972-934-9200  Fax
www.feesmith.com
University Attended:
Austin College, B.A., cum laude, 1993
Law School Attended:
University of Texas at Austin, J.D., 1998
Year of First Admission:
1998
Admission:
1999, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas; 1999, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas; 1998, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas; 1998, Texas
Memberships:
Dallas Bar Association; State Bar of Texas; Dallas Association of Young Lawyers.
Birth Information:
Atlanta, Georgia, November 25, 1971
ISLN:
913255658

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