July 08, 2020
Jenner & Block Partner Nicole Allen has been recognized as a 2020 “Rising Star” in the Securities category. Rising to the top of more than 1,300 submissions, she joins 176 lawyers under the age of 40 whose “legal accomplishments transcend their age.”  The selected honorees represent more than 80 law firms across 38 practice areas.  In its profile of Ms. Allen, Law360 notes that she earned her undergraduate degree in finance from the University of Michigan. Today, she defends clients in all types of cases focused on complex financial instruments and transactions. Whether it’s a commodities case involving food companies, a criminal case by the US Department of Justice, or an enforcement action by the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Ms. Allen tells Law360, "I love the challenge of representing a client on a variety of fronts.” In the profile, she discusses significant cases in her career and looks ahead to how the industry will change. 
Ms. Allen is a member of the firm’s Securities Litigation and Enforcement Practice.  She also leads a commodities enforcement and litigation specialty practice.