Seth D. Allen

Seth D. Allen joined the firm as an associate in 2016. Mr. Allen’s practice focuses on commercial and civil litigation as well as white-collar regulatory matters.


  • Representing a national consumer finance institution and several of its officers and directors in a class action lawsuit alleging violations of the securities laws;
  • Representing a national broadcasting company and several of its officers and directors in multiple shareholder class action lawsuits and a shareholder derivative lawsuit alleging breach of fiduciary duty;
  • Representing a multinational manufacturing company in an appeal of a products liability jury verdict to the New York Court of Appeals;
  • Representing multiple national and international insurance companies in various arbitrations arising from reinsurance disputes;
  • Representing an individual seeking political asylum in the United States.


  • Representing a mortgage servicing subsidiary of a public company in an investigation by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Department of Justice into potential violations of the False Claims Act;
  • Representing a publicly traded company and three of its executives in an investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission into alleged insider trading.

Mr. Allen received his BBA from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan in 2010, where he graduated with High Distinction. He received his J.D. from New York University School of Law in 2013, magna cum laude and Order of the Coif, where he was a Florence Allen Scholar and member of the Law Review. Before joining Schlam Stone & Dolan, Mr. Allen practiced with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP. Mr. Allen is a member of the New York Bar.