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Dennis L.


With more than 35 years of representing clients in the insurance industry, Dennis Allen brings a creative combination of tax, insurance, product development and tax accounting experience to his counseling of major insurance and reinsurance groups, insurance intermediaries and large commercial insureds. Dennis actively works with his clients to design and develop innovative insurance and reinsurance products. He advises on the tax implications of domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, insurance company restructurings, and business acquisitions. He counsels clients on cross border transactions, including the application of tax treaties both to inbound and to outbound transactions. In addition, Dennis represents clients in tax controversy matters.

Before attending law school, Dennis worked as a certified public accountant. He has taught university courses in business law, auditing and accounting.

Selected Experience

Professional Activities

Member, American Bar Association, Section of Taxation, Committee on Insurance Companies
Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

  • J.D., magna cum laude, University of Notre Dame Law School
  • B.A., Augustana College, Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Sigma
Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Illinois
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia
  • Supreme Court Illinois
  • Superior Court District of Columbia
  • Court of Appeals District of Columbia

Our Story

Eversheds Sutherland is an international law firm helping the Fortune 100, industry leaders, sector innovators and business entrepreneurs solve their biggest challenges and reach their business goals. Dedicated to unfaltering excellence in client service, we are known for our business savvy and industry intelligence, providing creative and custom solutions for each of our clients. Industry and business experience makes the difference for our clients.

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