Construction Law, Litigation, Oil/Gas Liens, Administrative Law
Allen is a senior associate with the firm. Allen was licensed in 2013, and his practice focuses on helping contractors navigate risk. Allen has represented contractors in state administrative courts, state district courts, arbitrations, federal courts, and federal administrative courts. His background includes an undergraduate degree in English and he understands that clear communication is the key to resolving a problem.
Allen represents subcontractors and general contractors in all areas of construction disputes. Allen does this by drafting and negotiating construction contracts, offering advice during a project, helping contractors secure their mechanic’s lien and bond rights, and litigating a contractor’s claim. Allen has experience with a wide variety of court systems, including state and federal administrative courts, Texas district courts, and federal courts. Allen also has experience with the arbitration process. He has litigated and resolved numerous change order claims, defective work claims, delay and labor disruption claims, and lien and bond claims. In addition to commercial disputes, Allen also has substantial experience on public works construction projects and federal procurement claims. For instance, he has helped clients draft and litigate claims against the Texas Department of Transportation and the US Army Corps of Engineers. Additionally, Allen routinely helps clients secure liens on oil and gas construction projects.