Attorneys

Allen V. Wilson

Phone:210.202.1980

Fax:254.773.9175

Allen V. Wilson | Senior Associate

Primary Practice Areas

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.

Practice Emphasis

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.

Education
  • Baylor University (J.D., magna cum laude - 2013)
  • University of the Incarnate Word (B.A., magna cum laude - 2009)
Admitted
  • State Bar of Texas (2013)
  • U.S. District Court (Western District of Texas)
Publications
  • Pre-Suit Discovery Tools: Getting a Head Start by Starting Early, 31st Annual Construction Law Conference (2018) (Co-authored with Brian K. Carroll and Ryan Headley)
  • The Devil Is in the Details: Why Delay Damages Are not the Only Game in Town and why this Matters in Light of Zachry, 12 Tex. Constr. L.J., no. 1, 2015 at 33 (Co-authored with Brian K. Carroll)
  • The Art of Litigation: How Sun-Tzu’s Teachings and the Disciplinary Rules of Professional Conduct Apply to Construction Disputes in Texas, 28th Annual Construction Law Conference (2015) (Co-authored with Brian K. Carroll)
  • A Tie Goes to the Runner: Texas Citizens Deference After Rail Road Commission v. Texas Coast Utilities, Or What the Court Said By Saying Practically Nothing on the Subject, 16 Tex. Tech. Admin. L.J. 107, Fall 2014
  • More Than Just a Boon to Wealthy Debtors: How Texas Homestead Law Helped Insulate Texas From the Foreclosure Typhoon, 64 Baylor Law Review 999 (2012)
Published Cases
  • Cinco J., Inc. v. Pressure Trucks, Inc., SA-15-CV-214-XR, 2015 WL 1957108 (W.D. Tex. Apr. 29, 2015)
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