Allan has fought to defend people’ rights his entire career in all styles of employment regulation cases. He has efficaciously represented customers in court docket, consisting of in jury trials, and before authorities groups. From 2010 to 2018, Allan served as a Senior Trial Lawyer for the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”), Civil Rights Division, in Washington, DC, where he blanketed the rights of personnel of country and neighborhood governments as well as army service participants. DOJ entrusted Allan to represent the USA in some of its most high profile cases consisting of a big magnificence movement tough the New York City Fire Department’s (FDNY) pattern of discrimination against Black and Hispanic candidates—which settled for about $one hundred million—and the first-ever employment discrimination lawsuit that DOJ filed to shield the rights of a transgender individual.
Allan served as a member of the Civil Rights Division’s LGBTI Working Group. The LGBTI Working Group recommended the Division’s management on prison and coverage issues relating to discrimination primarily based on sexual orientation, gender identification, intersex fame, and HIV/AIDS reputation. Through his paintings with the LGBTI Working Group and his revel in in litigation Allan have become very well versed within the criminal troubles that LGBTI employees face and the laws that guard them.
J.D., The Ohio State University, 2002
B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, 1999
Lawyer General’s Distinguished Service Award
Civil Rights Division’s Distinguished Service Award
Special Commendation Award from Civil Rights Division
DOJ Pride’s James R. Douglass Award (DOJ Pride is the identified corporation for LGBT DOJ personnel and allies) › ›
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Maine Employee Rights Group
Graduation year: 1999
Graduation year: 1995
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