David Neal Allen, a partner with Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP, has been elected Executive Vice President of the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys (NCADA) for 2007-2008. Following normal succession, Mr. Allen will serve as NCADA President-Elect in 2008-2009 and then as President in 2009-2010.
Mr. Allen has more than 25 years experience representing insurance companies, physicians and hospitals, manufacturing companies and chemical companies in a variety of products liability, mass torts and multi-district litigation matters. He received his JD and AB from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Mr. Allen is a State Bar Councilor for the 26th Judicial District and a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel.
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