John Allen is an experienced litigator who focuses his practice on defending employers and their insurers in a wide variety of workers’ compensation claims and defending businesses in maritime, personal injury, product liability, commercial, employment, and environmental lawsuits throughout the Midwest. As a business counselor, John advises companies on a variety of matters, including business creation, corporate transactions, employment-related matters, and various operational issues. He possesses an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
John has represented employers and insurers in Missouri and Illinois throughout the entire workers’ compensation process. He has handled claims for his clients from the initial accident investigation, through trial, and on appeal. John’s maritime experience includes representing operators and insurers from discovery through trial in maritime cases involving personal injury and property damage in some of the most difficult venues in the country. John has also served as statewide counsel for an insurer that underwrites liability claims against hardware stores in Missouri, and he has represented a Fortune 500 company in commercial and employment matters in jurisdictions around the country. John’s environmental work includes representing a landowner in an environmental dispute involving soil, water, and air contamination, and he also successfully represented a major oil refiner in a CERCLA contribution action involving the remediation of a former refinery.
|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||2001||10/05/2021|
|MO||Good Standing, Active||2000||11/07/2021|
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|AV Preeminent||Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating||N/A|
|Partner||Goldberg Segalla, LLP||2016 - Present|
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|Missouri State Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Illinois State Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|American Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Claims and Litigation Management Alliance||N/A||N/A|
|National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association (NRRDA)||N/A||N/A|
|Saint Louis University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2000|
|Saint Louis University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1996|
|Falls Lake Insurance, Raleigh, NC||Presenter, "Missouri Workers' Compensation"||2018|
|Berkley One, Wilmington, DE||Co-Presenter, "Admiralty and Maritime Law"||2018|
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