Christy Ford Allen

Christy Ford Allen

Charleston, South Carolina

Areas of Practice

  • Business and Real Estate Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith Litigation
  • Mediation
  • Probate and Estate Litigation
  • Non-Routine and Complex Litigation
  • Professional Negligence
  • General Business “Outside-Inside Counsel”

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 1998
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina
    • J.D. cum laude - 1998
  • Clemson University
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 1995

Published Works

  • Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress in South Carolina Damages, 2nd ed., SC Bar, 2009

Honors and Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated
  • South Carolina Super Lawyers, Business Litigation

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • South Carolina Bar Association (Judicial Qualifications Committee 2018-2019)
  • Charleston County Bar Association (Ex. Committee, Secretary/Treasurer 2019-2020)
  • Federal Bar Association, SC Chapter, Past President, 2010
  • South Carolina Women Lawyer’s Association
  • James L. Petigru American Inn of Court

Past Employment Positions

  • The Hon. P. Michael Duffy, USDCSC, Law Clerk, 1998 - 2000

Pro Bono Activities

  • Lowcountry Local First, Executive Board, 2015-2017
  • MUSC Children’s Hospital, Patient Family Advisory Board, Member
  • JDRF Advocate

Previous Names

  • Christy E. Ford, October 27, 2001