Jenner & Block

Angela M. Allen focuses her practice on complex bankruptcy litigation and corporate reorganization and is a member of the firm’s Restructuring and Bankruptcy Practice.

Mrs. Allen represents clients in complex bankruptcy and corporate restructuring matters, both in and out of court.  She regularly counsels corporate clients in financially distressed situations and insolvency planning matters, and assists clients in protecting their rights throughout the bankruptcy process.  She has extensive experience representing debtors, trustees and creditors in bankruptcy litigation matters, including fraudulent transfer claims, avoidance actions, and equitable subordination claims.  In addition, Mrs. Allen has experience addressing restructuring and liquidation issues arising in the financial services sector.  She also has experience in conducting internal investigations and served as an integral part of the team that represented the Examiner in the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy case.

In addition to her bankruptcy and restructuring practice, Mrs. Allen dedicates substantial pro bono time and energy to legal issues involving the military.  She serves as director of the Illinois chapter of the Military Spouse JD Network and successfully lobbied the Illinois Supreme Court to adopt a rule allowing out-of-state attorneys whose spouses are serving in the military to receive temporary law licenses. She is also active in the Chicago chapter of the Turnaround Management Association and currently serves on the Board of Directors.

While at Michigan Law School, she worked as a research assistant for Professor James J. White and interned at the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office conducting felony preliminary examinations.