David S. Allen

Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

David S. Allen is a Shareholder in the Los Angeles, California office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

Mr. Allen practices in all areas of employment-relations law and labor law, with special emphasis in mining and construction law. He 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. Mr. Allen formerly served as the Southern California Labor Counsel for the Associated General Contractors of California. He also provides labor and employment advice and counsel for various non-profit organizations and is a member of the Board of Directors of McKinley Children's Foster Care Center.

Mr. Allen is a member of the State Bar of California, and its Labor and Employment Section and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Central and Northern Districts of California, and also practices before the various state and federal administrative agencies, including the NLRB, EEOC, DFEH, NLRB and state and federal OSHA.

Mr. Allen has written various articles in the labor and employment area, including "Less Stress, Less Litigation," on the topic of job stress claims under workers' compensation, published in Personnel Magazine, January 1990. Mr. Allen 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 and served as a speaker for the State Bar of California and the University of California for their 1995 CEB program "Strategies for Preventing Workplace Violence and Harassment." At the 2005 Annual Meeting of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the State Bar of California, Mr. Allen was the featured speaker, presenting "Do's and Don'ts and Practical Tips for Managing Employees who Use Controlled Substances" with publication of an accompanying article.

Mr. Allen is a graduate of the University of California, Davis earning his A.B. in 1977, with Honors, and Juris Doctor in 1981.

Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activity

· Listed as leading labor and employment attorney in 2010 Chambers USA Legal Guide.

Bar & Professional Association Memberships

State Bar of California

(213) 689-0404
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Areas of Law

  • Disability, Leave and Health Management
  • Drug Testing and Substance Abuse Management
  • Labor, including Preventive Practices
  • Workplace Safety and Health
  • Management Education
  • Reductions in Force, WARN Act
  • Wage and Hour Compliance

 

Experience & Credentials

Position

Shareholder

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

Contact Information

Phone

(213) 689-0404

Fax

(213) 689-0430

Email

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Office Information
David S. Allen
Shareholder
 725 South Figueroa Street, Suite 2500,
Los Angeles, CA 90017

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