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Allen W. Burton

Allen W. Burton

O'Melveny & Myers LLP

New York, NY, USA

Allen Burton is a Partner in O’Melveny’s New York office, focusing on complex commercial litigation, including financial services litigation, securities litigation, insurance and reinsurance disputes, regulatory investigations, and mass tort defense.  Allen has achieved successful results at all stages of litigation and arbitration for clients that span a range of industries and operate in the financial services, insurance, aviation, and healthcare sectors.

Recent examples of successes include obtaining dismissals with prejudice of several complaints alleging fraud and breach of contract claims against major financial institutions and winning an international arbitration as lead trial counsel for an insurer.

Allen also serves as the firmwide Hiring Partner, responsible for recruiting efforts across O’Melveny’s fifteen offices. From 2011- 2014, Allen was recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star, New York Metro Edition.


Fordham Law School, J.D., 2001, Associate Editor, Fordham Law Review

Georgetown University,  B.A., 1996, American Studies


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