Senior Member

L. Lou Allen

L. Lou Allen is a Senior Member of the Firm. Ms. Allen's practice is focused on the representation of institutional lenders and servicers throughout the State of Georgia. She represents clients in all aspects of creditor' rights including foreclosure, bankruptcy, workouts and litigation. Ms. Allen has represented institutional lenders throughout her entire 26 years of practice. She is also knowledgeable in the areas of real estate, commercial and consumer law.

Ms. Allen is a former Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee for the Northern District of Georgia. Ms. Allen served on the private panel of trustees from 1989 to 2007.

Recent Assignments
Bar Admissions
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
Firm Leadership

Diversity Committee, Member

Atlanta Office Recruiting Committee, Member (ex officio)

Management Committee, Member (2011-15)

State Bar of Georgia
Atlanta Bar Association
Community Involvement

Fannin County Chamber of Commerce, Member

Speaking Engagements & Publications

Lou is a lecturer for the State Bar of Georgia Continuing Legal Education and the United States Trustee Continuing Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee Legal Education.

More Than Stites & Harbison

Prior to law school, Ms. Allen owned and operated the first fine dining restaurant in the Virginia-Highlands area of Atlanta. Ms. Allen is a former high school teacher and a past adjunct professor at the Georgia State University of Law. She is also an avid swimmer and golfer, and is a member of the hole-in-one club!


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Lou Allen named Office Executive Member for Stites & Harbison's Atlanta office

ATLANTA—Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Lou Allen has been named Office Executive Member for the Atlanta office. As the new Office Executive Member, Allen will serve as the face of the firm in the...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC April 01, 2015