Jenner & Block


Ms. Allen has an active pro bono practice representing pro bono clients both in and outside of bankruptcy.  Recent engagements include defense of a nondischargeability complaint in the Northern District of Illinois Bankruptcy Court and a successful out-of-court restructuring of medical related debt for an elderly retiree. 

In addition, Ms. Allen is active in both the community and the bar, currently serving as Illinois state director for the Military Spouse JD Network and as a director on the Board of the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association.


  • Law360
    "Rising Star," Bankruptcy - 2017
  • Turnaround Management Association
    Emerging Leader Award, 2015
    Most Active New Member Award, 2014
  • Jenner & Block Mentorship Award, 2015

Service To The Bar

  • Turnaround Management Association
    Member, Board of Directors, Chicago Chapter, 2015-2018
    Co-chair, Chicago Chapter NextGen Committee, 2012-2014