Tom Allen focuses his practice on international commercial and investor-state arbitration. He serves as the firm’s Global Lead for International Disputes.
Tom is a primary member of the firm’s Construction & Infrastructure team with an emphasis on energy generation and industrial projects. He also represents clients in disputes centered on manufacturing, M&A, aviation, and technology licensing. Tom additionally litigates arbitration-related issues in U.S. trial and appellate courts. He also counsels corporations on U.S. government investigations and enforcement proceedings.
Prior to joining Kilpatrick Townsend, Tom was an international arbitration and dispute resolution partner in the Washington, D.C. offices of two Global 100 law firms.
Tom is a frequent lecturer on international arbitration topics and is a former adjunct professor in the international arbitration discipline. He currently serves as Vice Chair of the Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Committee of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association. Tom acts as arbitrator and is a member of the roster of arbitrators for the Japan Commercial Arbitration Association.