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David B. Allen

David B. Allen


Orange County, CA
Phone: 949.567.3512    Fax: 949.863.0151

David B. Allen is a partner in the Corporate and Securities Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Orange County office.

Mr. Allen’s practice focuses on capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate and securities matters.

He represents issuers, underwriters, investors and placement agents in a broad range of securities law matters. His securities work focuses primarily on public offerings and private placements of debt, equity and convertible securities, including through initial public offerings, secondary offerings, and private investments in public equity (PIPEs).

Mr. Allen additionally represents acquirers, targets, financial advisors and special committees in a wide variety of transactions involving both private and public companies in a broad range of industries, including medical devices, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, real estate, semiconductors, technology and hotels and gaming.

He also provides general corporate counseling to privately and publicly held corporations and their boards of directors on a broad range of issues, including public company reporting, obligations of directors and corporate governance matters.

Before joining Pepper, Mr. Allen was a partner with K&L Gates LLP and Latham & Watkins LLP.


  • J.D., Yale Law School, 1996
  • B.A., Yale University, 1992

Bar Admissions

  • California

Practice Areas

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