Carruthers & Roth, P.A.
Mike Allen dedicates his practice to protecting clients’ rights and assets, including their contract rights, intellectual property rights, shareholder rights, and estate rights. His rare blend of experience in negotiating, contracting, counseling, and litigation helps him provide meaningful insight to clients at all stages of their business relationships.
Mike’s goal is to protect client interests without the need for litigation, but with more than 35 years of dispute resolution experience, he is poised to litigate when necessary. He has been recognized among the “Best Lawyers in America” and North Carolina’s “Legal Elite.” He also holds an “AV” rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating awarded.
Mike has substantial experience in preparing contracts and in counseling regional and national clients in a broad range of business and contractual relationships, including:
Mike represents a range of clients, including publishing and educational companies, creative developers, and other businesses, that seek to protect their intellectual property and capitalize on its economic value. He helps them register, maintain, license, and enforce trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and other rights. He also has successfully litigated intellectual property suits on behalf of his clients.
Mike has substantial experience litigating business, commercial, and contract disputes, including those involving non-competition, non-solicitation, and non-disclosure agreements, intellectual property rights, unfair competition, and unfair trade practices. Mike also works closely with our firm’s estate and trust attorneys to provide advice and representation in estate and trust disputes.