Jose R. Allen

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Jose R. Allen

Jose R. Allen

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Biography

José R. Allen has extensive experience in complex litigation in federal and state courts and he has represented clients in a wide variety of cases. His litigation practice emphasizes environmental matters, toxic torts, securities issues, and the defense of companies accused of unfair business practices. Mr. Allen has represented numerous major public corporations in enforcement actions brought by federal and state agencies alleging violations of environmental laws. He also has defended major companies against suits under the Superfund law to recover cleanup costs and natural resource damages resulting from contaminated sites.

Mr. Allen also has considerable experience in international environmental matters. In 1999, he was nominated by the Secretary General of the United Nations to serve as a commissioner on the United Nations Compensation Commission, established to provide a mechanism for countries, businesses and individuals to obtain compensation from Iraq for damages suffered as a result of Iraq’s invasion and occupation of Kuwait in 1990. Mr. Allen served on a panel that has been responsible for hearing and resolving over $48 billion in claims by governments against Iraq for environmental and natural resource damages resulting from the war.

Mr. Allen was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2013. In 2011, California Lawyer magazine selected Mr. Allen as one of its Lawyers of the Year. He holds a J.D. from Boston College Law School and a B.A. from Yale University.

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3

Number of Awards

2

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Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director at Meals On Wheels of San Francisco, Inc.

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President at Environmental Law Institute

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Founder at Skadden Fellowship Foundation

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International Business Machines Corporation

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Board Member at Meals On Wheels of San Francisco, Inc.

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Board Member at Meals On Wheels of San Francisco, Inc.

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Member, Board of Directors at Meals On Wheels of San Francisco, Inc.

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Vice President at Meridian Management Group

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Member, Board of Directors at Meals On Wheels of San Francisco, Inc.

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Partner at Troutman Sanders LLP

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Jose R. Allen
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Education
JD
Class of 1976

Boston College Law School was founded in 1929 at 11 Beacon Street in downtown Boston, the first dean, Dennis Dooley, envisioned a law school with a social conscience as well as an analytical mind. From its earliest days, Boston College Law School had a reputation for toughness and high standards. It won accreditation from the American Bar Association in 1932, just three years after its founding, joining the Harvard, Yale, and Boston University law schools as the only ones in New England to attain such a distinction.

Career History
Prior

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP provides legal advisory services. The company's practice areas include mergers and acquisitions, finance, litigation, corporate finance, insurance, tax, labor and employment, political law, private equity, corporate, antitrust, white collar crime, international, regulatory, and legislation. Its customers include corporate, industrial, and financial sectors. The company was founded by Marshall Skadden, John Slate and Les Arps in April 1948 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

Boards & Committees
President, Board of Directors
Current

TO PROVIDE ISOLATED HOMEBOUND SENIORS IN SAN FRANCISCO WITH NUTRITIOUS MEALS, DAILY HUMAN CONTACT, AND SUPPORTIVE SERVICES TO PREVENT THEIR PREMATURE INSTITUTIONALIZATION

Member, Board of Directors
Prior - 2019

TO PROVIDE INFORMATION AND SERVICES TO ENGAGE AND EMPOWER ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERS.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1,000 - $4,999
2015

TO PROVIDE INFORMATION AND SERVICES TO ENGAGE AND EMPOWER ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERS.

$1,000 - $4,999
2014

TO PROVIDE INFORMATION AND SERVICES TO ENGAGE AND EMPOWER ENVIRONMENTAL LEADERS.

$2,500 +
2008

TO PROVIDE ISOLATED HOMEBOUND SENIORS IN SAN FRANCISCO WITH NUTRITIOUS MEALS, DAILY HUMAN CONTACT, AND SUPPORTIVE SERVICES TO PREVENT THEIR PREMATURE INSTITUTIONALIZATION

Political Donations
$2,000
2013

DNC Service Corp. operates a political party. It is an organization which raises fund for the Democratic Party which has been a part of the U.S. political landscape. The company plans the presidential nominating convention, promotes candidates from the local to the national level and sets the party platform. DNC Service was founded in 1848 and is located in Washington, DC.

$750
2013

Former President of United States

$1,000
2012

Former President of United States

Awards & Honors
Admitted to the California Bar
Admitted to the Massachusetts Bar
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