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Jerry O. Allen

Jerry Allen is a partner in Bricker & Eckler's Business, Tax & Estates group and is chair of the Nonprofit Organizations group. He practices in the areas of taxation, federal tax controversy, federal tax compliance, nonprofit health care law, religious organizations, colleges and universities, nonprofit corporate law and state real property tax matters.

Professional & Community Activities

  • Attorney, Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service National Office, Washington D.C.
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Columbus College of Art & Design
  • Member, Board of Directors, Experience Columbus

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Presentations & Published Works

  • Author, "Helping Physicians Obtain Medical Malpractice Insurance Furthers Charitable Purposes, IRS Rules," Exempt Organization Tax Review, and Tax Notes Today
  • Author, "Solving The Low Income Tax Credit Housing Partnership Dilemma," Exempt Organization Tax Review, and Tax Notes Today
  • Author, "Look Before You Leap - The Tax Consequences of Golden Parachute Payments," International Legal Strategy

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Bar Admissions & Activities

  • Past Co-Chair, American Bar Association Health Law Section, Issues Affecting Tax-Exempt Organizations Subcommittee

Awards & Recognition

  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America (tax law) 2005-2015; Columbus Lawyer of the Year in Litigation & Controversy - Tax, 2014
  • Ranked as AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell™
  • Recipient, 2013 David D. White Award from the Capital University Law School for significant contributions to the African American community

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  • Capital University School of Law (J.D. cum laude), Law Review; Order of the Curia
  • New York University (LLM Taxation)
  • Capital University (B.A.)