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MICHAEL ALLEN


Title: Managing Principal
Email: mallen@laterallink.com
Phone: 213.785.2344
Location: Southern California
Law School: Harvard University
Undergraduate: University of California, San Diego

"When it comes to recruiting, we are among the most demanding in the U.S. Lateral Link pre-screens candidates and finds us people with the credentials we require—without exception." 


- A. William Urquhart; Hiring Partner, currently with Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

Bio

Located in the Los Angeles office, Michael Allen is Managing Principal at Lateral Link.  Before starting Lateral Link in 2006, Michael worked as an attorney at both Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP and Irell & Manella LLP.  Michael focuses exclusively on partner placements with Am Law 200 clients.  Michael holds a B.A. in Political Science, summa cum laude, with a concentration in Economics, from the University of California, San Diego and a J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School.  Outside of Lateral Link, Michael enjoys skiing, surfing, basketball, and yoga.