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Thomas R. Allen | Partner


Law School:
The Ohio State University, J.D., 1981

Miami University, B.S., 1978


1981, Ohio
1982, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
1988, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
1990, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
1993, U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
1997, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
2001, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio

Practice Areas

  • Business Bankruptcy
  • Debtor/Creditor Rights, and Workouts
  • Corporate & Tax Law
  • Real Estate & Commercial Leasing

Notable Accomplishments

  • Named 2014 “Lawyer of the Year” in Columbus, Ohio for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency Reorganization Law by Best Lawyers in America
  • Named 2013 “Lawyer of the Year” in Columbus, Ohio for Litigation-Bankruptcy by Best Lawyers in America
  • Named as a “Leader in their Field” in Columbus, Ohio for Bankruptcy/Restructuring by Chambers and Partners for Chambers USA 2014
  • Listed in: Ohio Super Lawyers.

Speaker/Presenter at multiple programs, including the following:

  • “When Creditors Overreach: Tales of Bad Faith” 7th Annual Mid-Atlantic Bankruptcy Workshop, American Bankruptcy Institute
  • “Small Business Bankruptcy: Chapter 11” Bankruptcy Fundamentals, the Ohio State Bar Association
  • “Top Complications in Bankruptcy” Nationwide webcast, National Business Institute
  • “What’s New in Healthcare Workouts, Restructurings and Bankruptcies,” The Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors
  • “Revised Article 9,” Ohio Bankers Association
  • “Planning and the Effect of Bankruptcy on Pending State and Federal Court Litigation,” Columbus Bar Association
  • “Selected Assumption and Assignment Issues Arising with the Sale of Leases,” International Council of Shopping Centers Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky Law Symposium