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Julia Allen has a broad range of experience representing companies, individuals, and nonprofits in complex civil litigation and criminal proceedings in state and federal courts. Julia has defended technology companies in class and collective actions, law firms in malpractice cases, and individuals charged with fraud and other crimes. Having served both as plaintiff and defense counsel throughout her career, Julia has won numerous jury trials and arbitrations. Julia has also helped clients resolve disputes early and avoid litigation altogether. Capitalizing on the breadth of her experience, Julia enjoys working with clients to achieve their litigation goals as efficiently as possible.

Julia also maintains a robust pro bono practice. Recently, she won a landmark verdict in a federal jury trial, where she represented an inmate at San Quentin State Prison who had been coerced into sexual acts by a prison staff member. The jury awarded both compensatory and punitive damages.

Julia Allen has a broad range of experience representing companies, individuals, and nonprofits in complex civil litigation and criminal proceedings in state and federal courts. Julia has defended technology companies in class and collective actions, law firms in malpractice cases, and individuals charged with fraud and other crimes. Having served both as plaintiff and defense counsel throughout her career, Julia has won numerous jury trials and arbitrations. Julia has also helped clients resolve disputes early and avoid litigation altogether. Capitalizing on the breadth of her experience, Julia enjoys working with clients to achieve their litigation goals as efficiently as possible.

Julia also maintains a robust pro bono practice. Recently, she won a landmark verdict in a federal jury trial, where she represented an inmate at San Quentin State Prison who had been coerced into sexual acts by a prison staff member. The jury awarded both compensatory and punitive damages.

Keker, Van Nest & Peters Elevates Julia Allen and Sophie Hood to Partner

January 04, 2021

Keker, Van Nest & Peters is pleased to announce that the firm elevated Julia Allen and Sophie Hood to its partnership effective January 1, 2021. Read more

Julia Allen and Ben Rothstein Secure Complete Victory on Behalf of Prison Sex Abuse Victim Following Jury Trial

February 05, 2018

On January 31, 2018, a federal jury returned a verdict in favor of William Cordoba who was the victim of a series of coerced sexual acts taking place in San Quentin State Prison. Read more

"Derivatives Clearinghouses and Systemic Risk: A Bankruptcy and Dodd-Frank Analysis," Stanford Law Review, April 2012