Matthew P. Allen is a litigator and trial lawyer who has tried and arbitrated a wide variety of cases in a wide variety of venues, from tough cases in the trenches of Detroit's criminal courts to sophisticated multimillion-dollar international intellectual property and securities cases. He also is a skilled appellate lawyer who has handled a variety of cases in state and federal appellate courts.
In addition to handling complex litigation matters before trial and appellate courts, Matt has experience defending national class action lawsuits in federal court and arbitrating securities matters before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). In addition, he has handled trade secret, construction and other commercial matters before the American Arbitration Association, and has tried an international arbitration in Stockholm, Sweden, under the Swedish Arbitration Act, in addition to handling other international litigation matters.
Matt has represented corporations and corporate officers in civil and criminal investigations and enforcement actions by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, U.S. Federal Trade Commission, U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He has also tried numerous felony bench and jury trials, and conducted felony preliminary examinations, while serving as a Special Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in Wayne County (Detroit) Michigan.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Matthew P. Allen