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W. Riley Allen

W. Riley Allen

Riley Allen Law
  • Personal Injury, Health Care Law
  • Florida, Nevada
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Summary

For the past twelve (12) years, Riley has been named one of the 500 Leading Lawyers in America by Lawdragon Magazine, whose extensive research covers all areas of the law in attempting to identify, from more than 1 million nationwide, the leading 500 lawyers in the country. In 2017, he was named a Lawdragon Legend, reserved for those lawyers named one of the 500 Leading Lawyers for 10 years in a row. He is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, one of the highest and most coveted ratings possible for legal ability and ethical standards, and is identified in its Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. He was first named to SuperLawyers in 2006 and is also recognized in Best Lawyers in America. He has been recognized as one of Orlando's Top Attorneys in Orlando Home & Leisure, Orlando Style, Orlando Life, and Orlando Magazine, as well as one of Florida's and the Nation's Top Lawyers by The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Time, Town & Country Magazine, The Economist, Southern Living, The Tampa Tribune, Tampa Bay Magazine, Miami Magazine, and The Miami Herald. He has been recognized as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, and is listed in Outstanding Lawyers in America, Best Attorneys, and every Who's Who in America and Who's Who in American Law since 1985. In 2014, he was a recipient of the Litigator Award and named Trial Attorney of the Year in Florida by Corporate International Magazine and Corporate Live Wire. He was named again in 2016. In 2015, he was named the Trial Attorney of the Year in Florida by Lawyers Monthly. In 2017, he was provided America's Top 100 Attorneys Lifetime Achievement Award. He has achieved more than sixty settlements or verdicts in excess of $1 million dollars. He has litigated complex cases throughout the United States and as far as the U.S. Supreme Court, as well as to the Florida Supreme Court on multiple occasions. His most important accomplishment was being named "Guardian Ad Litem of the Year" for his volunteer work.

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Health Care Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Civil Trial
  • Complex Litigation & Trial
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Dangerous Products
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Consumer Litigation
  • Consumer Resources
  • Car Accidents
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    $400-$750 per hour
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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Nevada
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4th Circuit
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11th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Founding Partner
Riley Allen Law
- Current
Founding partner of boutique trial firm concentrating on complex "David & Goliath" civil litigation with personally more than 60 verdicts or settlements in excess of one million dollars
Education
Florida State University College of Law
J.D | Civil Trial Law
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Awards
Best Lawyers in America
Best Lawyers
Plaintiff's Personal Injury
500 Leading Lawyers in America
Lawdragon
Lawdragon selects from more than 1 million lawyers nationwide the 500 best lawyers in America.
Lawdragon Legend
Lawdragon
The Legend designation is given to those lawyers who have been identiifed as one of the Leading Lawyers in America for 10 consecutive years. As of 2017, there are 92 lawyers named.
500 Leading Lawyers in America
Lawdragon
Lawdragon selects from more than 1 million lawyers nationwide the 500 best lawyers in America.
500 Leading Lawyers in America
Lawdragon
Lawdragon selects from more than 1 million lawyers nationwide the 500 best lawyers in America.
500 Leading Lawyers in America
Lawdragon
Named one of the 500 leading lawyers in America from more than a million lawyers
500 Leading Lawyers in America
Lawdragon
500 Leading Lawyers in America
Lawdragon
500 Leading Lawyers in America
Lawdragon
500 Leading Lawyers in America
Lawdragon Magazine
Named one of the 500 leading lawyers in America from more than a million lawyers
500 Leading Lawyers in America
Lawdragon
Named one of the 500 leading lawyers in America from more than a million lawyers
500 Leading Lawyers in America
Lawdragon
500 Leading Lawyers in America
Lawdragon
Selected as one of the 500 best lawyers in the country from over a million nationwide
500 Leading Plaintiffs' Lawyers in America
Lawdragon
Named one of the 500 leading plaintiffs' lawyers in America
Florida Super Lawyer in Business & Civil Litigation (2006-present)
Florida Super Lawyers
Since 2006
AV-rated & Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
Martindale-Hubbell
AV-rated and named to the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers (one of the youngest ever) since 1987.
Outstanding Lawyer in America
Outstanding Lawyers in America
Since 1985
Million Dollar Advocate
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Since 1985
Professional Associations
Nevada State Bar
Member
- Current
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United States District Court Nevada
Member
- Current
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United States Supreme Court
Member
- Current
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United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Member
- Current
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Florida State Bar # 338583
Member
- Current
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United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
Member
- Current
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Speaking Engagements
Is the Proposal for Settlement Dead in the Fifth DCA?, Raising the Bar, Orlando, Florida
Central Florida Trial Lawyers
This engagement preceded the opinion in Mr. Allen's case pending in the Florida Supreme Court that was issued on November 2, 2016, and which clarified the law and helped to put it back on the right track. It's impact addresses contractual and statutory interpretation. Mr. Allen has been a speaker and lecturer since 1985,
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Contact & Map
429 S. Keller Road
Suite 300
Orlando, FL 32810
USA
Telephone: (407) 407-838-2000
Telephone: (407) 407-838-2000
Fax: (407) 838-2022