F. Hill Allen

Wells Fargo Building, Suite 1900, 150 Fayetteville Street, P.O. Box 1151 Raleigh, North Carolina 27602
Edit Your Profile
To edit your Lawyer Directory information, please login to your
Best Lawyers® Admin Account.
If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact us at info@bestlawyers.com or 803.648.0300.

Tharrington Smith, LLP

Years In Practice

Phone Number (919) 821-4711

Hill Allen is a partner in the firm and handles a broad range of civil and criminal litigation. His practice areas and past cases include:

White Collar Criminal Defense and Government Investigations, criminal, civil and regulatory – defending those under investigation or charged by federal and state law enforcement and administrative agencies. Mr. Allen has represented entities and individuals in investigations by federal grand juries in North Carolina and other states, as well as federal agencies including the FBI, HHS-OIG, the SEC, EPA, IRS/Treasury, Dept. of Agriculture, and DOD-OIG. At the state level, Mr. Allen has represented those under investigation by NC Department of Justice (NC DOJ), the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) and local law enforcement, as well as state agencies including NC’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU), the State Board of Elections, the Securities Division of the NC Secretary of State’s Office, the Consumer Protection Division of NC DOJ, the Dept. of Revenue, the Dept. of Insurance, NC DENR, and North Carolina licensing boards (the State Bar, Medical Board and Real Estate Commission). Mr. Allen has represented national and international companies as well as business executives, legal, medical and financial professionals and other individuals. One area of emphasis is healthcare fraud matters, including Medicare and Medicaid investigations and related False Claims Act and qui tam (or “whistleblower”) cases. He also has substantial experience defending criminal and FCA cases relating to government contracting. Among other high-profile cases, he defended Marion Jones in a multi-jurisdiction federal prosecution that drew international scrutiny.

  • Defense of FCPA investigations
  • Defense of environmental crimes
  • Defense of customs
  • Representation of current and former employees of companies under investigation

Complex Civil Litigation – ranging from class actions to contract, unfair trade practices and other commercial litigation to the trial of Hatch-Waxman (ANDA) cases and other intellectual property matters. Mr. Allen concentrates much of his time on federal litigation, but welcomes matters in the North Carolina Business Court and other state courts.

Wrongful Death and Serious Personal Injuries – representing the families of those killed in automobile (including drunk driving), aviation, and workplace accidents (including propane and other explosions). Mr. Allen handles select matters involving serious personal injuries.


What legal services does this lawyer offer?
Lawyer of the Year recognition for F. Hill Allen
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Raleigh (2023)
Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Raleigh (2021)
  • Best Lawyers, White-Collar Criminal Defense section (Since 2012)
  • Business North Carolina Magazine's Legal Elite®, (Since 2004)
  • NC Super Lawyers ® (Since 2009)
  • AV® Preeminent Peer Rated Lawyer, Martindale Hubbell (2004)
University of Virginia, J.D.
Graduated 1992
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, BA
Graduated 1989
Contact Details and Office Locations
150 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1800 P.O. Box 1151
Raleigh, North Carolina 27602
Wells Fargo Building, Suite 1900, 150 Fayetteville Street, P.O. Box 1151
Raleigh, North Carolina 27602
Client Reviews & Commendations
* Denotes Required Fields
{{ error.Text }}
Your message was sent successfully!
We've encountered an error while sending your message. Please try again later.
Write a Client Review
{{ error.Text }}
Your client review was submitted successfully!
We've encountered an error while submitting your client review. Please try again later.
Disclaimer and a note about Find a Lawyer and Legal Advice »
*If you are having any difficulty accessing your account, please contact us at info@lawyerregister.com.
Premium Profiles
Expand Your Presence
Access Exclusive Tools
And Much More...
Learn More
*If you are having any difficulty accessing your account, please contact us at info@lawyerregister.com.
Best Lawyers Best Lawyers +1-803-648-0300
801 Broad Street, Suite 950 Augusta, GA 30901