David C. Allen

  • 2029 Century Park East
    Suite 300
    Los Angeles, CA 90067

David C. Allen is managing partner of the Los Angeles office of Barnes & Thornburg LLP and is a partner in the firm’s Litigation Department. Mr. Allen focuses his practice on commercial litigation, toxic torts, product liability matters, consumer class actions and partnership disputes.

Mr. Allen has more than 25 years of experience trying cases around the country in state and federal courts, arbitral venues and multi-district litigation. He has represented companies in cases involving commercial contracts, real estate development, occupational and environmental chemical exposure, letters of credit and unfair competition.

Prior to joining Barnes & Thornburg, Mr. Allen was the managing partner of the Los Angeles office of Akin Gump. He also served on the firm's management committee.

Mr. Allen earned his B.A. cum laude from Providence College in 1981, and his J.D. from George Washington University in 1984. While in law school he was a member of The George Washington Law Review.

Mr. Allen is admitted to practice in the states of California, Virginia, and in the District of Columbia; the United States Courts of Appeals for the First, Third, Fourth and Ninth Circuits, as well as the D.C. Circuit; and the United States District Courts for the Central District of California, District of Arizona, District of Columbia, Eastern District of Virginia, Northern and Southern Districts of California, and the Western District of Virginia.