David R. Allen

David R. Allen

David R. Allen

T: (203) 325-5003 - F: (203) 325-5001

David Allen is a Partner in our Litigation group and represents corporate and individual clients in white-collar criminal, SEC enforcement, and complex civil litigation matters, and conducts internal investigations on behalf of corporate and nonprofit clients.

Mr. Allen has recently represented clients in criminal and enforcement matters involving allegations of wire fraud, commodities fraud, FCPA violations, and accounting fraud.  He has recently conducted sensitive internal investigations of potential fraud and other misconduct for clients in the health care, education, and finance industries. Mr. Allen’s commercial litigation experience includes a wide variety of disputes in the areas of breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraudulent conveyance, securities fraud, civil RICO, and corporate control. 

Prior to joining Finn Dixon & Herling, Mr. Allen practiced at Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler in New York City and served as a law clerk in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York.


  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D., 2011, magna cum laude, Cardozo Law Review, Submissions Editor
  • Washington University in St. Louis, B.A., 2007

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 2021
  • New York, 2012

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut

Associations and Memberships

New York City Bar Association