At Tully Rinckey PLLC, Allen is a First Chair Associate with extensive experience in federal, state, and private employment law matters, including claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, qui tam and whistleblower actions, and disciplinary matters. He has represented clients before federal and state courts, as well as before administrative tribunals and agencies including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL), Department of Veterans Affairs Disciplinary Appeals Board (DAB), New York State Department of Human Rights (DHR), New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL), and matters before the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC). Allen also has comprehensive experience in civil litigation before state and federal courts, including Section 1983 actions consisting of constitutional deprivations, and actions involving landlord-tenant disputes, breach of contract, and medical malpractice. He also has assisted in drafting and filing briefs before the U.S. Supreme Court.
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 law school at 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.
Allen was recognized as one of SuperLawyers ‘Rising Stars’ in 2016, 2017, and 2018.