Hill Allen, IV

Hill Allen, IV: Attorney with Tharrington Smith, LLP
  • Partner at Tharrington Smith, LLP
  • Wells Fargo Building, 150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1800, Raleigh, NC 27601
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Hill Allen is a partner in the firm and handles a broad range of civil and criminal litigation. His practice areas and recent cases include: white collar criminal defense; healthcare fraud; criminal tax investigations; wrongful death and catastrophic personal injury; antitrust litigation; administrative law; aviation and other products liability matters; campaign finance and election law matters; class actions and other commercial litigation; environmental crimes; False Claims Act and qui tam, or whistleblower, litigation; intellectual property litigation; mortgage fraud; securities fraud; trade secret and non-compete litigation; and appeals.

Mr. Allen’s clients have included a former Olympic Gold medalist; a former North Carolina Lieutenant Governor and Speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives; a former North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture; multinational manufacturing, construction and pharmaceutical concerns; major airlines; companies and individuals charged or under investigation in federal and state court; and families of those killed in aviation, automobile and workplace accidents. Among other matters, Mr. Allen also defended well-known track-and-field athlete Marion Jones in a multi-jurisdiction federal prosecution that drew international attention.

Mr. Allen has been recognized in Best Lawyers in America® since 2012, Business North Carolina Magazine‘s “Legal Elite,” and North Carolina Super Lawyers. He has earned the top rating (AV®) in Martindale Hubbell. Past professional activities include serving on the faculty of NITA’s Southeast Regional Trial Skills program.

Mr. Allen is a North Carolina native. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He earned his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law. Mr. Allen practiced with Hunton & Williams before joining Tharrington Smith in 1997. He is admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in North Carolina and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

Areas of Practice (11)

  • Criminal Law and Business Crimes Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Antitrust Litigation
  • Aviation
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Elections
  • Licensing Boards Discipline
  • Litigation
  • Appeals
  • Election Law and Redistricting

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
919-821-4711  Phone
919-829-1583  Fax
University Attended:
University of North Carolina, B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, 1989
Law School Attended:
University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1992
Year of First admission:
U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of North Carolina; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 1992, North Carolina
North Carolina State Bar, Member, 1992, United State Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit, United States District Court for the Western District of NC, United States District Court for the Eastern District NC, North Carolina Bar Association, 1992, Criminal Justice Section Member, Litigation Section Member, Advocates for Justice, 1998, American Bar Association, 1992
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    Raleigh, North Carolina

    • Raleigh, NC
      Wells Fargo Building , 150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1800
      Raleigh, NC 27601

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