Allen Al Haj

Allen Al-Haj

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Allen is a member of the Firm's North America Litigation and Government Enforcement Practice Group in Dallas. Before joining Baker McKenzie, Allen gained valuable insight into federal motion practice and procedure as a law clerk for the Hon. Jane J. Boyle of the US District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

In law school, Allen was a member of the Texas A&M Law Review; a student council member of his school's Diversity Council; and externed with the US Department of Justice, Antitrust Division in Washington, D.C., and the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Practice Focus

Allen represents clients across many industries in state and federal court proceedings, as well as domestic and international arbitration. His practice encompasses nearly all aspects of litigation, and he advises clients in all litigation phases.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Dallas Bar Association - Member
  • Dallas Young Lawyers Association - Member
  • William “Mac” Taylor, Jr. American Inn of Court - Associate
  • Order of the Coif - Member
  • Order of the Scribes - Member


  • Texas~United States (2018)
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas~United States
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas~United States
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas~United States


  • Texas A&M University School of Law (J.D., Magna Cum Laude)
  • University of Texas (Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies, Political Communication)
  • University of Texas (Bachelor of Arts in Government)
  • University of Texas (Business Foundations Certificate)


  • English


  • Contributor, North America, Baker McKenzie International Litigation & Arbitration Newsletter

  • Author, Which Statute Will Trump: The Validity of Class-Action Waivers in Employment Arbitration Agreements, 5 TEX. A&M L. REV. 105 (2017)


  • Co-presenter, Fifth Circuit Year in Review, CLE Presentation, June 2019

  • Co-presenter, Life Cycle of a Deal: When Strategic Relationships Go Wrong, Association of Corporate Counsel CLE Presentation, December 2019

Firm Committee Memberships

  • North America Trade Secrets Practice - Member
  • Dallas Office Diversity & Inclusion Committee - Member