Client-Recommended Attorneys, Adjusters and Experts
Client-Recommended Attorneys, Adjusters and Experts



Best's Recommended Insurance Attorneys - General Defense


12222 Merit Drive, Suite 1200, Dallas, Texas 75251

Established: 2000

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Defense
  • Appellate Practice
  • Casualty
  • General Liability
  • Construction Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Professional Liability
  • Trucking
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Casualty and General Liability Litigation
  • Insurance Bad Faith Litigation
  • Premises Liability Litigation
  • Transportation Litigation


About Us

David Allen Law Group has earned a reputation for legal excellence combined with a unrelenting efficiency that delivers the cost-effective results our clients demand. Our attorneys have the experience and training to provide clients with high quality legal services while being mindful of costs and expenses, whether in the courtroom or settlement negotiations.

We pursue our clients' goals relentlessly, and we know how to resolve cases by leveraging the right mix of litigation, negotiation and mediation. If a case cannot be won on summary judgment, we stand ready to take the case to court, and are quite proud of our success rate trying cases in both jury trials and bench trials.

Our reputation is a reflection of the respect we have earned from our peers in the legal community and the clients we have represented. Our top attorneys are proud to hold an AV Preeminent rating (5.0 out of 5.0) from Martindale Hubbell, the highest peer rating for professional excellence. The firm has been designated by AM Best on their list of recommended insurance attorneys every year since 2001.


Client Information

Insurance Clients

Non-Insurance Clients

  • Frank Dale Construction Ltd.
  • Hayes Truck Group
  • Legacy Housing Corporation
  • Littleton Group
  • M. A. Mortenson Company
  • Nash Construction, LLC
  • Southern Multifoods
  • Tutle & Tutle Trucking, Inc.

Personnel Information

Partners


David G. Allen

Dallas, TX

Years of Experience: 29

Admitted
  • Texas, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
Additional Biographical Details:

Texas Super Lawyer 2007-2022; Texas Top Lawyers, 2011; AV Rated, Martindale Hubbell

Memberships:
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy - Texas State Coordinator
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
Certifications:
  • Board Certified, Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Board Certified, Civil Trial Law, National Board of Trial Advocacy
Education:
  • Texas A&M University, B.B.A., 1988
  • Baylor University, J.D., 1993
Fraternity Information:
Phi Delta Phi
Law Review:
Notes and Comments Editor, Baylor Law Review

Born: 1966


Pamela J. Touchstone

Dallas, TX

Years of Experience: 33

Admitted
  • Texas, 1989
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Additional Biographical Details:

AV Rated, Martindale Hubbell

Memberships:
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • The University of Texas at Dallas, B.S., 1986
  • Southern Methodist University, J.D., 1989
Fraternity Information:
Delta Theta Phi

Born: 1961


T. Glenn Ingram

Dallas, TX

Years of Experience: 24

Practice Areas
  • Litigation
  • Negligence
  • Wrongful Death
  • Bad Faith
  • Premises Liability
  • Premises Security
  • Product Liability
  • Employer Liability
  • Transportation
  • Trucking
Admitted
  • Texas, 1998
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
Memberships:
  • American and Dallas Bar Associations
  • Daniel Webster Legal Society
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
Education:
  • Dartmouth College, A.B., 1994
  • Southern Methodist University Law School, J.D., 1998

Born: 1971


Clinton D. Howie

Dallas, TX

Years of Experience: 26

Admitted
  • Texas, 1996
  • Louisiana (Inactive), 1999
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern and Western Districts of Louisiana
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • Louisiana State University, B.A. (summa cum laude), 1991
  • University of Southern California, M.A., 1994
  • Southern Methodist University, J.D. (cum laude), 1996

Born: 1969


Of Counsel


Roy L. Stacy

Dallas, TX

Years of Experience: 48

Admitted
  • Texas, 1974
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Additional Biographical Details:

Texas Super Lawyer, 2003-2021; Texas Top Lawyers, 2011; AV Rated, Martindale Hubbell

Memberships:
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association
  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
  • Texas Bar Foundation
Certifications:
  • Board Certified, Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Education:
  • Angelo State University, B.A., 1972
  • Baylor University, J.D. (cum laude), 1974
Fraternity Information:
Phi Delta Phi
Law Review:
Associate Editor, Baylor Law Review
Honors:
National Moot Court Team

Born: 1950


Dennis D. Conder

Dallas, TX

Years of Experience: 36

Admitted
  • Texas, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Additional Biographical Details:

Texas Super Lawyer, 2008-2011; Texas Top Lawyers, 2011; AV Rated, Martindale Hubbell

Memberships:
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Foundation - Life Fellow
  • Trial Law Institute
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • Southwestern University, B.B.A., 1983
  • Baylor University, J.D., 1986
Fraternity Information:
Phi Delta Phi

Born: 1960


Associates


Brian G. Saucier

Dallas, TX

Years of Experience: 20

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Defense
  • Business Litigation
  • General Liability
  • Contract Disputes
  • Wrongful Death
  • Product Liability
  • Aviation
  • Breach of Contract
Admitted
  • Texas, 2002
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas, 2004
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Texas (Aviation Law Section)
  • Dallas Bar Association
Education:
  • University of Southern Mississippi, B.S., 1979
  • University of La Verne, M.P.A., 1989
  • St. Mary's University School of Law, J.D., 2002

Born: 1957


Sabena S. Nahhas

Dallas, TX

Years of Experience: 16

Admitted
  • Texas, 2006
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Texas
Education:
  • Baylor University, B.A., 2003
  • South Texas College of Law, J.D., 2006

Born: 1981

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