His professional association memberships and accolades, past and present, include: the American Association for Justice (Leader’s Forum Patron), the Indiana and Illinois Trial Lawyers Associations (Sustaining Member), Indiana and Illinois State Bar Associations, the American Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association. He is also a member of the National Asbestos/Mesothelioma Trial Lawyers Association, the National Brain Injury Trial Lawyers Association, and the National Aviation Trial Lawyers Association. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America and named by Law Dragon as one of the Leading Plaintiff’s Lawyers in America. He is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, Life Member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum – The Top Trial Lawyers in America, listed in Who’s Who in American Law and on the National Advisory Board of the Association of Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America. He was also named among the 500 Leading Lawyers in America. He is a Life Patron Fellow and Director of the Indiana Bar Foundation, a member of the I.U. Arbutus Society, and has been honored as a Distinguished Barrister for his leadership in the law.
Mr. Allen has appeared as counsel for the plaintiff in over 100 trials and published appellate court decisions. His clients have won over $200 Million in verdicts, without reduction for comparative fault. Mr. Allen’s cases have been listed among the country’s "Top 10 Verdicts," and recognized in the Wall Street Journal, Vanity Fair, Crane's Chicago Business, Chicago Sun Times, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, USA Today and the LA Times, among other publications. He has been appointed Class Counsel in several class actions including: In Re South Shore Train Crash at Gary, Indiana on January 18, 1993, In Re: Nurseryland Bus Crash at Gary, Indiana on June 25, 1998; In re Truck/Train Collision at Portage, Indiana on June 18, 1998, and In Re: Hidden Lake Bridge Collapse July 4, 2009; In Re: Indiana State Fair Disaster (VanDam v. State of Indiana). Mr. Allen was also named to Plaintiffs’ Discovery Committee in the United Airlines DC-10 airplane crash (In re: Air Crash Disaster at Sioux City, Iowa). He has been interviewed on CNN, NBC, CBS, ABC, WGN, FOX, Dateline, Inside Edition, and on Oprah.
Kenneth J. Allen Law Group, of which Mr. Allen is a member, represents plaintiffs in serious personal injury and wrongful death litigation, exclusively. The firm maintains several offices in Indiana and Illinois.