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  • Georgia State University College of Law (J.D., 2005)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (B.S., 1993)

Admitted to Practice

  • Georgia


  • Atlanta Legal Aid Society First Annual Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award (2010)

John C. Allen


John C. Allen comes from a background in environmental litigation, state and federal public utility law, energy, telecommunications, and transactions involving commercial real estate.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Allen worked as an engineer concentrating on environmental issues in the textiles and plastics industries.

Representative Experience:

  • Representation of the State of Georgia in litigation, interstate negotiations, and regulatory matters related to the disputes among Georgia, Alabama, Florida, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers concerning operation of federal reservoirs in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint and Alabama-Coosa-Tallapoosa River Basins.
  • Representation of State of Georgia as intervenor in litigation challenging effect of federal reservoirs on federally-protected species.
  • Representation of Atlanta Gas Light Company in regulatory complex litigation matter regarding a dispute with a municipal gas system over proposed safety boundaries.
  • Representation of Public Service Telephone Company in regulatory complex litigation against wireless companies regarding breach of contract claims related to the interconnection agreement and involving network configuration and access charge issues.