Kevin Allred received his B.A. in economics from the University of Illinois in 1982 and an M.A. in economics from UC Berkeley in 1986. Mr. Allred received his J.D. (Order of the Coif) from UC Berkeley in 1986. Following graduation, Mr. Allred served as law clerk to Judge Irving Hill of the U.S. District Court, Central District of California during 1986-88.
Mr. Allred’s litigation practice has emphasized professional liability matters, securities class actions and derivative actions, antitrust, trade secret and trade regulation matters, fraud claims, contract disputes, and directors’ representations and litigation arising in the bankruptcy context relating to various subject matter areas. He has also handled litigation in other areas, including multiple False Claims Act cases, real estate disputes, and unfair competition.
In addition to active litigation, Mr. Allred has consulted extensively with clients regarding potential antitrust or tortious interference claims in connection with contemplated transactions or business activities and has worked on antitrust clearance issues in connection with mergers. Mr. Allred also has worked on corporate internal investigations and government investigations relating to potential antitrust, False Claims Act, securities or other corporate compliance issues. This consultation/investigation work has included work for clients in the oil, entertainment, health services, consumer products, aerospace, law, electric utility and general manufacturing areas.