Guy M. Allen has a broad range of experience representing employers in all types of employment matters, including complex employment litigation, trade secret and non-competition litigation, class action avoidance and defense, and single and multi-plaintiff cases involving claims for wrongful termination, harassment and discrimination. Guy also counsels clients on a variety of employment practices and issues, including employment contracts, reductions-in-force, employee handbooks, leave policies, and the interplay of federal and local state statutes including the Family and Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. 

Guy regularly appears in federal and state courts in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut and before administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the New York State Division of Human Rights and the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities.

Professional & Community Affiliations


New York State Bar Association

Vice President and Director

Albertson Soccer Club


Recipient, Dr. Jack and Kelly McElwain Humanitarian Award

United Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County Inc.


Speaking Engagements

What Can You Do to Protect Your Trade Secrets and Confidential Information?

Melville, NY

June 1, 2017
Hot Topics for New York Employers

New York, NY

October 27, 2016
Navigating the Complexities of FMLA, ADA and Other Overlapping Leaves of Absence Laws

Melville, NY

February 25, 2016
2015 Tri-State Employer Conference

New York, NY

November 5, 2015
Managing Leaves of Absence: The Interplay of the FMLA and ADA

Melville, NY

December 3, 2014
Leave Me Alone: Handling FMLA Leave Abuse and Post-FMLA Accommodation

New York, NY

October 25, 2012


  • J.D., Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University, 1991
  • B.A., Tulane University, 1988

Bar Admission

New York


  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York