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Crighton T. Allen

Associate – Atlanta


Crighton Allen provides insurance coverage advice to domestic and international insurers.  Crighton also represents insurers in coverage litigation, including the pursuit of declaratory judgment actions and defense of breach of contract. He is experienced in both property and professional work, having worked on commercial general liability claims as well as professional indemnity claims and circumstances.

Prior to joining Fields Howell, Crighton worked on a number of complex litigation cases and was responsible for managing and preparing pleadings and written discovery, drafting dispositive motions, preparing fact and expert witnesses for trial, and providing early valuation and strategy considerations in both state and federal courts.

Crighton earned his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Georgia School of Law in 2015 where he served as Senior Notes Editor of, and was published in, the Georgia Law Review.

  • University of Georgia School of Law, J.D., 2015
    • cum laude
    • Georgia Law Review, Senior Notes Editor
    • Mock Trial Team
  • Washington and Lee University, B.A., 2011
    • cum laude
Presentations and Publications

A Delicate Balance: Successful Navigation of the Tripartite Relationship. Co-authored with Jennifer W. Wolak, Samantha L. Rowles, and Jennifer Groszek (May 2019)

Where Do We Go Now? The Uncertain Future for 18 U.S.C. § 1301(b)(1), Private Equity Funds, and Multiemployer Pension Plans After Sun Capital, 49 GA. L. REV. 209 (2015) 

“An Overview of the Admissibility of Expert Testimony in Georgia”, ICLE Presentation, January 2016 (co-author)

Too many hands holding D.C.’s youth safety net, The Washington Post, December 11, 2009

State Bar of Georgia

Atlanta Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
Omicron Delta Kappa
Washington & Lee Alumni Association

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