Allen opened The Smith Law Firm, PLLC in 2007. For over 20 years Allen has fought for those injured and killed by defective products. Allen is recognized as one of the United State’s best products liability trial lawyers receiving nearly 1 billion dollars in trial verdicts on behalf of his clients. Allen has taken corporations to trial in both federal and state courts in different states. There is no corporation that is too big or powerful for Allen to take on if an injustice has occurred.
Over the past 20 years, Allen has litigated and tried numerous toxic tort cases throughout the United States. Allen started talcum powder and ovarian cancer litigation filing the first case in South Dakota in 2009. Since that time he has served as lead counsel on every talc and ovarian cancer case in the United States and Canada obtaining nearly 800 million dollars in trial verdicts. One of Allen’s greatest honors has been fighting on behalf of women diagnosed with ovarian cancer due to genital talc use.
Allen’s trial excellence has been continually recognized by national news and television organizations.
If you or your loved one has been injured or killed by a defective medical product, drug, or cosmetic or exposed to a toxic chemical in the workplace, call The Smith Law Firm, PLLC to fight for you.
Allen earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Mississippi. He was elected to numerous honor societies and served as Vice-President and Rush Chairman for his fraternity. Allen was also on the Dean’s and Chancellor’s Honor Rolls while attending Ole Miss. He obtained his Juris Doctor from Mississippi College School of Law.
Allen has spent nearly two decades representing and fighting for those who have been injured or killed due to the negligence of another individual or corporation. Allen is a fierce and skilled trial advocate who has litigated in State and Federal Courts throughout the United States.
Allen opened the Smith Law Firm, PLLC in 2007. Since that time he has obtained over $800 million in trial verdicts and recovered over $150 million in settlements in products liability and personal injury cases. Allen’s accolades include the following:
Allen Smith was the only attorney in the United States to have 2 of the top 10 verdicts in 2017.
Allen Smith Secured 3 of the U.S. Top Trial Verdicts For Calendar Year 2016. The National Law Journal
Public Justice nominated Allen for the National Trial Lawyer of the Year for 2016. There were only 5 finalist for this honorary for 2016.
Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association named Allen 2015 “Trial Lawyer of the Year”
Martindale Hubble® has rated Allen as AV Preeminent®, signifying the “Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability & Ethical Standards. . . The AV Preeminent Rating is the pinnacle of professional excellence earned through a strenuous Peer Review Rating process that is managed and monitored by the world’s most trusted legal resource. Martindale-Hubble.”
Best Lawyers® selected Allen for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®.
Best Lawyers® selected Allen for inclusion in the Top Attorneys in Mississippi in the area of Products Liability Litigation®. Allen was recognized for excellence by peers in the legal community for this award as a result of an impressive record in professional achievement and ethical standards.
US News and World Report and Best Lawyers® named Smith Law Firm to its list of ‘Best Law Firms for 2017’. Firms included in this list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and peers.
Thompson-Reuters selected Allen for inclusion in Mid-South Super Lawyers® whereby each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. This honor is reserved for only 5% of attorneys in Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee respectively.
The National Trial Lawyers® named Allen in its list of Top 100 Trial Lawyers.
The Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum®, Top Trial Lawyers in America®, selected Allen for lifetime membership because of million and multi-million dollar trial verdicts obtained by Allen on behalf of his clients. The Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum® is one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Fewer than 1% of United States lawyers qualify to be a member of this organization.
Distinguished Justice Advocates selected Allen for membership. Members of this organization represent the top 1% of the most recognized and accomplished attorneys in America.
“Elite Lawyers of America” selected Allen for lifetime membership. Allen is a Platinum Member signifying that he is in the most elite group of America’s civil trial attorneys. Platinum Membership attorneys have 10 or more trial results of over $2 million dollars on behalf of clients.
Allen is a lifetime member of the Mississippi Trial Lawyers Association, and was elected and served on its Board of Governors.
Allen was selected and served on the Unauthorized Practice of Law committee for the Mississippi Bar Association.
Allen has been selected by the Attorney General of the State of Mississippi to represent Mississippi against corporations that have violated the Mississippi Consumer Protection Act and injured the citizens of Mississippi.
Allen’s cases and verdicts have been the subject of numerous local and national news reports. Allen has also served as a guest speaker on television programs discussing and answering questions on various legal topics. Allen has been regularly requested and has given seminars on products liability litigation.
Allen is licensed to practice law in Mississippi, and Arkansas, as well as the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Allen and his wife Geribeth, have three children, Robert Allen, Davis, and Peyton and reside in Ridgeland, Mississippi. Allen and his family are members of St. James’ Episcopal Church.
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