Robert L. Allen, Senior Counsel

Robert Allen has practiced law in Portland since 1965. He specializes in corporate law and complex business litigation, with particular emphasis on business proprietary rights, unfair competition, and shareholder disputes; agriculture, natural resources and water law rights; all aspects of complex commercial litigation; and advocacy for businesses in legislation and government relations. Bob’s experience spans a variety of industries, including small and large business operations, corporate governance, and global supply chain management/sales. He served as Managing Partner of Dunn Carney 1994-2011 and is rated by Super Lawyers.

Areas of Practice

  • Business & Commercial Law
    • Complex Business Litigation
    • Non-competition and trade secrets restrictions
    • Unfair Competition
    • Agriculture, Natural Resources and Water Law Rights
  • Government Relations
    • Legislative Advocacy
    • Administrative Regulation
    • State, Local and Federal Government Outreach

Bar Admissions

  • Oregon, 1965
  • U.S. District Court District of Oregon
  • U.S Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit
  • U.S Tax Court
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, LL.B., 1965
  • Stanford University, A.B., Russian History, 1960

Professional Associations

Oregon Business/Corporate Attorney
rated by Super Lawyers