Allen Law Firm A Professional Corporation

Arkansas Law Firm with 26 Years of Experience Represents Business Clients in Litigation

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Firm Overview

Little Rock business litigation, insurance defense and class action litigation lawyers represent companies throughout Arkansas and the United States

Are you looking for personal, specialized litigation services with an attentive attorney?

Allen Law Firm A Professional Corporation can help. We are a full service, business-oriented litigation law firm. We represent companies in a variety of legal matters, including:
-Banking
-Business
-Class action litigation
-Insurance
-Intellectual property
-Appeals

Attorney H. William Allen founded the firm in 1986 and since then Allen Law Firm A Professional Corporation has gained a reputation for its integrity and dedication to outstanding legal representation. Testimony to this is our firm's AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell listing, the highest rating in the legal industry for professionalism and ethics.

Exceptional legal service at Allen Law Firm A Professional Corporation:

Our commitment to our clients is our number one priority. Our attorneys are precise and winning litigators, and we work hard to obtain the best resolution for you in the most cost-effective, efficient manner. Our goal is to provide you with unsurpassed personal attention from the initial consultation through the conclusion of your case.
Main Office

Main Office
212 Center Street
Little Rock  AR  72201

Phone
  • 501-374-7100
Fax
  • 501-374-1611
Business
Arkansas Law Firm Litigates on Behalf of Your Business.
If you engage in commerce, sooner or later you are almost certain to encounter a dispute with a client or contractor that you'll need outside help to resolve. At Allen Law Firm A Professional Corporation, we have been assisting businesses for more than 25 years through civil court trials in state and federal courts and in alternative dispute resolution. We have the knowledge and experience to help your business in cases related to:
-Antitrust, unfair practices and trade regulation violations
-Banking and creditor issues, including lender liability
-Breach of contract
-Breach of warranty
-Business torts
-Construction law
-Environmental law
-Insurance
-Product liability
-Professional liability
-Real estate
-Securities
-Toxic tort
-Intellectual property, including copyright and trademark infringement
-Partnership and shareholder disputes

Recovery from breach of contract:
When a party to a contract fails to perform, he damages the other business. This damage often goes beyond the immediate inconvenience of getting less than promised by the contract. The breach can also cost you future profits if you are unable to serve your clients as a result. The skilled attorneys at Allen Law Firm A Professional Corporation can help you achieve the best legal remedy for a breach of contract, such as:
--Compensatory damages - reimbursement for immediate monetary loss
--Consequential and incidental damages - compensation for additional foreseeable losses caused by the breach
--Attorney fees and costs - amounts available only if the contract expressly states they are recoverable
--Liquidated damages - amounts specified in the contract that are payable for particular breaches, such as late or substandard performance
--Specific performance - court order requiring the breaching party to fulfill the terms of the contract
--Punitive damages - penalty for a party's objectionable behavior, meant to punish the breaching party and discourage other parties from acting in a similar manner
--Rescission - cancellation of the contract, with both sides excused from further performance and payments made under the contract returned
--Reformation - change in the terms of the contract when the court believes there was an honest misunderstanding by the parties about what was to be performed

Affordable alternatives to a civil suit:
The cost of traditional litigation can easily exceed the amount of the contract. Fortunately there are various means of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), including mediation and arbitration, which are less costly and quicker than civil lawsuits, but can deliver the same remedies. Our skilled negotiators have successfully represented clients in arbitration and mediation hearings, and have settled lawsuits prior to trial, saving our clients expenses and getting their businesses back on track.

H. William Allen

ISLN: 909486233
Managing Partner

-AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
-Best Lawyers, 2012

Practice Areas:
-Banking law
-Insurance
-Class actions
-Commercial law

Admitted:
Arkansas, Illinois (inactive) and Missouri (inactive), 1969

Education:
Washington University, J.D.

Associations & Memberships:
-Pulaski County (President, 1984 -1985), Arkansas (Chairman, Committee on Ethics, 1989 - 1992) and American (United Nations Representative, 2009 - 2010
-National Law Day, Chair, 2007 - 2008
-Board of Governors, 2002 - 2005
-Board Finance Chair, 2004 - 2005
-State Delegate, House of Delegates, 1991 - 2000, 2009
-Council, Section of Litigation, 1991 - 1994
-Chairman, Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility, 1978 - 1984, Eighth Circuit Representative, Federal Judiciary Committee, 1996 - 2001) Bar Associations
-American Bar Foundation (President, 1988 - 1990)
-American Judicature Society (Member, Board of Directors, 1981 - 1985)
-American Law Institute

Biographical Details:
-Recipient, Arkansas Bar Association C.E. Ransick Award of Excellence, 2009
-Pulaski County Bar Outstanding Lawyer Award, 1991
-Assistant U.S. Attorney, Northern District of Illinois (Chicago), 1969 - 1970
-Special Assistant to the President, American Bar Association, 1970 - 1971 (Chicago)
-Special Chief Justice, Arkansas Supreme Court, 1980. Listed in Best Lawyers in America for five categories: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Banking & Finance Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation and Securities Litigation. Listed in Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Business Litigation, 2000 to present. Listed in Mid-South Super Lawyers, 2007 to present. Fellow: Life Fellow, American Bar Foundation. Sustaining Fellow, Arkansas Bar Foundation. Fellow, American Bar Association Section of Litigation
-American Bar Association Fund for Justice and Education (President's Club).

Agencies:
1969 - 1970 Assistant United Sates Attorney, Northern District of Illinois (Chicago); 1970 - 1971 Assistant to the President, American Bar Association (Chicago)
Education
  • Washington University
    Juris Doctorate
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