Mr. Allen is the co-chair of Rogers Towers’ Litigation Department. His practice is focused on complex commercial litigation. He has extensive trial experience including jury and non-jury trials in state and federal courts, as well as arbitrations, including contract litigation, officer/director liability, legal malpractice defense, product liability, and probate litigation. Mr. Allen has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America® in the categories of Commercial Litigation, "Bet the Company" Litigation, and Mass Tort Litigation/ Class Actions - Defendants. He has been a Florida Super Lawyers® designee in the Business Litigation category and has been included in Florida Trend Magazine’s “Legal Elite” in the Commercial Litigation category. In 2014, Mr. Allen was inducted into the “Legal Elite Hall of Fame.” Mr. Allen is a former President of the Jacksonville Bar Association, and is Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers.
PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
- Author: “Logic and the Law: When Their Paths Diverge,” Florida Bar Journal, July/August 2002
- Co-author: Chapters in Construction Litigation in Florida, 1983, and Florida Construction Law and Practice, 1991 (2d ed.), 1997 (3d ed.) and 2001 (4th ed.)
- Presenter: Numerous lectures on subjects of civil trial law, including the use of discovery in commercial litigation, developments in civil procedure, and techniques of cross-examination.