Hill Allen

Hill Allen

Tharrington Smith LLP
  • Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Antitrust Law
  • North Carolina
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Hill Allen is a partner in the firm and handles a broad range of civil and criminal litigation. His practice areas and recent cases include: white collar criminal defense; healthcare fraud; False Claims Act and qui tam, or whistleblower, litigation; wrongful death and catastrophic personal injury; antitrust litigation; administrative law; aviation and workplace accidents; class actions and other commercial litigation; campaign finance and political corruption matters; environmental crimes; intellectual property litigation; mortgage fraud; securities fraud; trade secret and non-compete litigation; and criminal tax investigations. Mr. Allen's clients have included a former Olympic Gold medalist; a former North Carolina Lieutenant Governor and Speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives; a former North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture; multinational manufacturing, construction and pharmaceutical concerns; major airlines; companies and individuals charged or under investigation in federal and state court; and families of those killed in aviation, automobile and workplace accidents. Among other matters, Mr. Allen defended well-known track-and-field athlete Marion Jones in a multi-jurisdiction federal prosecution that drew international attention. Mr. Allen has been recognized in Best Lawyers in America®’s Criminal Defense, White Collar Section since 2012, in Business North Carolina's "Legal Elite” Criminal Section since 2004, and in North Carolina Super Lawyers since 2009. He became a Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated Lawyer in 2004. Past professional activities include serving on the faculty of NITA's Southeast Regional Trial Skills program. Mr. Allen is a North Carolina native. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He earned his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law. Mr. Allen practiced with Hunton & Williams before joining Tharrington Smith in 1997.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Antitrust Law
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
North Carolina
Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Partner
Tharrington Smith LLP
- Current
Associate
Hunton & Williams LLP
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Education
University of Virginia School of Law
J.D.
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Activities: Phi Beta Kappa
Awards
Best Lawyers - White Collar Criminal Defense Section
Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers - White Collar Criminal Defense Section
Best Lawyers in America
Legal Elite
Business North Carolina magazine
Best Law Firms
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers - White Collar Criminal Defense Section
Best Lawyers in America
Legal Elite
Business North Carolina magazine
Best Law Firms
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers - White Collar Criminal Defense Section
Best Lawyers in America
AV® Preeminent Peer Rated Lawyer
Martindale Hubbell
Legal Elite
Business North Carolina magazine
Best Law Firms
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers - White Collar Criminal Defense Section
Best Lawyers in America
Legal Elite
Business North Carolina magazine
Super Lawyers
North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine
Best Law Firms
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers - White Collar Criminal Defense Section
Best Lawyers in America
Legal Elite
Business North Carolina magazine
Super Lawyers
North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine
Best Law Firms
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers - White Collar Criminal Defense Section
Best Lawyers in America
Legal Elite
Business North Carolina magazine
Super Lawyers
North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine
Best Law Firms
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers
Best Lawyers - White Collar Criminal Defense Section
Best Lawyers in America
Legal Elite
Business North Carolina magazine
Super Lawyers
North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine
Best Law Firms
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers
Legal Elite
Business North Carolina magazine
Super Lawyers
North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine
Best Law Firms
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers
Legal Elite
Business North Carolina magazine
Super Lawyers
North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine
Best Law Firms
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers
Legal Elite
Business North Carolina magazine
Super Lawyers
North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine
Legal Elite
Business North Carolina magazine
Legal Elite
Business North Carolina magazine
Legal Elite
Business North Carolina magazine
Legal Elite
Business North Carolina magazine
Legal Elite
Business North Carolina magazine
Professional Associations
United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
Member
Current
United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina
Member
Current
United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina
Member
Current
North Carolina Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section
Member
Current
North Carolina Bar Association, Litigation Section
Member
Current
United States District Court for the Middle District of NC
Member
Current
Advocates for Justice
Member
- Current
North Carolina State Bar # 18684
Member
- Current
North Carolina Bar Association
Member
- Current
American Bar Association
Member
- Current
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Website
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Contact & Map
Tharrington Smith, LLP
150 Fayetteville Street
Suite 1800
Raleigh, NC 27601
USA
Telephone: (919) 821-4711
Fax: (919) 829-1583