John C. Allen
John C. Allen focuses his practice on environmental litigation, state and federal public utility law, energy, telecommunications, and transactions involving commercial real estate. Mr. Allen has represented utilities, natural gas markets, and competitive local exchange carriers in matters before state regulatory agencies and the courts. He has represented clients in matters involving natural gas supply contracts; natural gas, and telecommunications certificates, tariffs, and rulemakings; natural gas capacity supply proceedings; manufactured gas plant clean-ups; pipeline replacement programs; and major rate case litigation.
Prior to attending law school, Mr. Allen worked as an engineer concentrating on environmental issues in the textiles and plastics industries.
Atlanta Legal Aid Society First Annual Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award (2010)
- Representation of the State of Georgia in litigation, interstate negotiations, and regulatory matters related to the disputes among Georgia, Alabama, Florida, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers concerning operation of federal reservoirs in the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint and Alabama-Coosa-Tallapoosa River Basins.
- Representation of State of Georgia as intervenor in litigation challenging effect of federal reservoirs on federally-protected species.
- Representation of Atlanta Gas Light Company in regulatory complex litigation matter regarding a dispute with a municipal gas system over proposed safety boundaries.
- Representation of Public Service Telephone Company in regulatory complex litigation against wireless companies regarding breach of contract claims related to the interconnection agreement and involving network configuration and access charge issues.
- J.D., Georgia State University College of Law, with highest honors, 2005
- B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology, with honors, 1993