David Allen practices in litigation in a variety of industries. He has been trying lawsuits for more than 30 years with close to 100 juries empaneled during that time. He regularly represents pharmaceutical and medical device companies, manufacturing and chemical companies, local governments, physicians and hospitals, and corporations in complex business litigation in federal and state courts throughout the region. Mr. Allen also represents excess carriers on high value matters, both actively and as monitoring counsel.A former president of the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys (NCADA), Mr. Allen is a frequent lecturer on substantive and technical aspects of trial practice for numerous sponsors of continuing legal education presentations, having addressed both the NCADA and the North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers (now NCAJ) in recent years. Mr. Allen is an elected councilor of the North Carolina State Bar and a former chair of its Ethics Committee.