Devora W. Allon, P.C.

Partner Litigation

Overview

Devora Allon is a litigation partner in Kirkland’s New York office. She has a broad practice with a particular focus on antitrust, product liability and other commercial disputes. Devora has significant trial experience, securing seven trial wins since 2015; three in 2018 alone. Recently, Devora secured a victory for Gilead Sciences in a high-stakes jury trial involving billions of dollars in antitrust claims stemming from an alleged “pay-for-delay” scheme involving two HIV drugs. For this impressive victory, Devora and her co-counsel were selected as AmLaw’s “Litigators of the Week.” Her clients have also included Apple, GlaxoSmithKline, Starwood Capital Group, Sun Pharma, Teva, Torrent Pharmaceuticals and Upsher-Smith Laboratories.

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Recognition

Recognized as a “National Practice Area Star” and “Local Litigation Star” in Benchmark Litigation, 2021–2024; “Future Star,” 2018–2020

Recognized in Benchmark Litigation’s Top 250 Women in Litigation, 2023

Recognized in Chambers USA for Antitrust Litigation, 2023

Recognized in Lawdragon’s “500 Leading Litigators in America,” 2024

Recognized as a “Northeast Trailblazer,” The American Lawyer, 2022 

Recognized as a “Rising Star” for Life Sciences, Law360, 2021

Recognized in The Legal 500 U.S. for Healthcare: Life Sciences, 2018 & 2020

Recognized as a “Legal Lion,” Law360, November 2018 

Recognized as Litigator of the Week in “A Look at the Lawyers Who Won Key Battle in Water War,” The Litigation Daily, 2017

Recognized as a “Rising Star” for Civil Litigation, Super Lawyers, 2014–2018

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2009New York

Courts

  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Education

  • Columbia Law SchoolJ.D.2008

    Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

    Notes Editor, Columbia Business Law Review

  • Yeshiva University, Stern College for WomenB.A., Literaturemagna cum laude2005

    Dean’s List