David S. Allen (Los Angeles, California)
David S. Allen (Los Angeles, California)

David S. Allen

Licensed for 35 years

Practice Area: Labor and Preventive Practices, Wage and Hour, Workplace Safety and Health 7 more areas of practice + 7 more

David S. Allen

Serving Los Angeles, CA view address

Principal at firm Jackson Lewis P.C.

Serving Los Angeles, CA view address

About David S. Allen

David S. Allen is a Principal in the Los Angeles, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He practices in all areas of employment-relations law and labor law, with special emphasis in mining and construction law.

Mr. Allen has represented employers in various industries, including hospitality, health care, mining, manufacturing, and transportation; and he has extensive experience in labor contract negotiations and arbitration, and providing advice and counsel to employers on the full range of labor and employment issues. He also provides labor and employment advice and counsel for various non-profit organizations and is pro bono coordinator for the Firm's Los Angeles office. Mr. Allen practices before the va...

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David S. Allen is a Principal in the Los Angeles, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He practices in all areas of employment-relations law and labor law, with special emphasis in mining and construction law.

Mr. Allen has represented employers in various industries, including hospitality, health care, mining, manufacturing, and transportation; and he has extensive experience in labor contract negotiations and arbitration, and providing advice and counsel to employers on the full range of labor and employment issues. He also provides labor and employment advice and counsel for various non-profit organizations and is pro bono coordinator for the Firm's Los Angeles office. Mr. Allen practices before the various state and federal courts as well as administrative agencies, including the NLRB, EEOC, DFEH, NLRB and state and federal OSHA. Mr. Allen also represents public sector clients in labor relations matters before the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) including charter schools, and local government.

Mr. Allen has written various articles in the labor and employment area and is a frequent speaker before employer groups and associations on a variety of topics, including union organizing, workplace safety, and the avoidance of management liability. Mr. Allen has appeared as a featured speaker in programs sponsored by the California Chamber of Commerce.

Mr. Allen attended the 1979 Summer Law Program at Emmanuel College in Cambridge England sponsored by the University of Richmond.

Honors and Recognitions

Chambers USA (2010)

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

•McKinley Children's Foster Care Center, Member of the Board of Directors

Published Works

• Less Stress, Less Litigation, Personnel Magazine (January 1990)

Speeches and Presentations

•“Do's and Don'ts and Practical Tips for Managing Employees who Use Controlled Substances, Employment Law Section of the State Bar of California Annual Meeting (2005)
• Strategies for Preventing Workplace Violence and Harassment, State Bar of California and the University of California CEB Program (1995)

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Areas of Law

  • Labor and Preventive Practices
  • Wage and Hour
  • Workplace Safety and Health
  • Airline and Airline Service Providers
  • Construction
  • Higher Education
  • Mining
  • Public Sector
  • Retail
  • Transportation and Warehousing

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      Credentials

      Position
      Principal
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1981, California
      U.S. District Court, Central and Northern Districts of California
      Law School Attended
      University of California, Davis
      Class of 1981
      J.D.
      University Attended
      University of California, Davis
      Class of 1977
      A.B.
      with honors
      Birth Information
      Born in 1955
      1955
      Associations & Memberships

      Professional Associations and Activities

      •Associated General Contractors of California, Former Southern California Labor Counsel
      •State Bar of California, Labor & Employment Section