Michael D. Allen

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Michael D. Allen

Labor Relations Section Chief

Contact:
Office: 614-466-4406
Michael.Allen@OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov

Michael has been with the Ohio Attorney General’s Office since 1995 and has been the chief of the Labor Relations Section since 2011. Michael has represented the State Employment Relations Board and the Wage & Hour Bureau of the Dept. of Commerce for most of his time in the Office. Michael also represents the Personnel Board of Review, as well as the Dept. of Education in a major litigation case. In the past, Michael has also been with the Charitable Law Section, and has represented the Racing Commission, the Division of Securities, the Highway Patrol Retirement System, the Apprenticeship Council, and the Public Employee Risk Reduction Program. Michael has also represented the State in a major tobacco enforcement case, and has represented the State in other major labor cases. Michael has presented on public employment collective bargaining and wage & hour topics. Before coming to the Office, Michael had been Chief of the Wage & Hour Bureau, and he was in private practice before that. Michael is admitted to all Ohio state and federal courts. Michael received a J.D. from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, and a B.A. from Northwestern University.