Allen G. Reiter

Partner
Allen is a partner in the New York office, where he works in the Litigation Group.
Allen Reiter, Partner

Allen's practice encompasses a wide range of complex commercial litigation matters, including environmental, reinsurance and insurance coverage, intellectual property, real estate, commercial landlord-tenant disputes, products liability, telecommunications, shareholder disputes in close corporations, and contractual disputes in a wide variety of industries. He has had first-chair responsibility for numerous matters before state and federal trial and appellate courts and arbitration panels.

Client Work

Among the clients Allen has represented are one of the largest specialty stores in the country, a publicly held clothing manufacturer, insurance companies, a major reinsurer, a reinsurance broker, a waste recycling company, an Australian software developer, an Italian religious art publisher, a major private lender, a nationally known greeting card manufacturer, a telephone debit card seller, a long-distance telephone reseller, a tour packager, commercial landlords and tenants, a manufacturer of designer seating, and a manufacturer of institutional playground equipment and site furniture.

Previous Work

Before joining Arent Fox, Allen was a litigation partner at a prominent New York law firm. He began his career as an assistant district attorney in Manhattan.

Publications, Presentations & Recognitions

Allen is a member of the New York State Bar Association and the New York City Bar Association.

NY State Court of Appeals Oral Argument, January 10, 2013: Fundamental Long Term Care Holdings LLC v. Cammeby's Funding LLC

 

Life Beyond the Law

Allen plays the clarinet in the Manhattanville College-Community Orchestra and at his temple. He has three children and is married to a criminal defense attorney who specializes in post-conviction representation.

  • Bar & Court Admissions
    • New York Bar
    • Supreme Court of the United States
    • US Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit
    • US District Court, Eastern District of New York
    • US District Court, Southern District of New York
  • Education
    University of Pennsylvania Law School
    JD
    ,
    1975
    University of New York at Albany
    BA
    ,
    magna cum laude
    ,
    1972