Tracey C. Allen

Special Counsel

Allen, Tracey C.

Tracey Allen is a special counsel in the firm's Litigation/Controversy Department, and a member of the Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group. She joined the firm in 2003.


Ms. Allen focuses on intellectual property and complex commercial litigation and has represented clients in federal courts in several jurisdictions. She has represented clients in patent infringement cases involving an array of technologies, including pharmaceuticals, genetic screening and flash memory. Ms. Allen also has experience in defending clients in contested matters involving allegations of securities fraud and accounting improprieties. In addition to her regular practice, Ms. Allen has worked on numerous pro bono matters, including cases involving equal protection challenges to government programs and claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Ms. Allen spent three years practicing general commercial litigation in Atlanta, Georgia, where she focused on intellectual property and technology disputes.

Publications & News


January 23, 2014

Intel Corporation and Somaxon Pharmaceuticals Succeed at the Federal Circuit

Last week, WilmerHale won two appeals at the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit–one for client Somaxon Pharmaceuticals and one for client Intel Corporation.

June 12, 2013

Pfizer Obtains $2.15 Billion Settlement from Teva and Sun for Infringement of Protonix® Patent

January 3, 2012

WilmerHale Announces the Elevation of Partners and Special Counsel

October 1, 2001

Stopping the Deadbeat Cybersquatter: A Plea to ICANN for Better Default Rules Under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy


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JD, University of Virginia School of Law, 2000, Virginia Journal of Law and Technology, Order of the Coif

BA, Economics, summa cum laude, Mary Baldwin College, 1989, Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia


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