Floyd E. Allen

Floyd E. Allen

Phone: 313.871.5500 x106
Fax: 313.871.0517
Email: fallen@alglawpc.com


Floyd is the Principal of The Allen Group, PC (ALG), a boutique corporate defense firm. Floyd is an experienced business problem solver having managed clients through a myriad of legal and regulatory matters. Floyd’s legal experience includes representing and litigating on behalf of clients in automotive, manufacturing, transportation, government, utilities, education, health care and gaming sectors.


In addition, Floyd has successfully performed General Counsel services for the Detroit People Mover, Detroit Public Schools, Detroit Public Lighting Authority, Detroit Medical Center, Detroit Building Authority, and Oakland County Board of Commissioners.


Floyd has had extensive experience in the construction industry. Past representation includes; lead counsel for the Detroit Public Schools, $1.2 billion renovation and construction program; bond and construction counsel for the Detroit Public Lighting Authority’s $60 million and $185 million bond deals for the purchase and installation of 65,000 LED lights in Detroit; legal counsel for numerous construction and demolition projects managed by the Detroit Building Authority and presently owners representative for construction of an 80,000 sq. ft $30 million Health, Wellness and Education Center. Floyd is listed in the Bond “Buyer’s Municipal Marketplace (Red Book) as Owner’s Counsel.


Floyd also has provided legal counsel, for public transportation clients. Most recently, this representation includes restructuring operations and negotiating labor agreements for the Detroit Department of Transportation. This assignment included providing representation regarding the Federal Transit Act and services regarding the M-1 Rail and the Q Line project to establish light rail in Detroit.


Floyd has further activity participated in the firm’s legal representation in enabling the Wayne County Mental Health Authority’s separation from Wayne County pursuant to PA 258 of 1974; establishment of the Detroit Public Lighting Authority pursuant to PA 392 of 2012 and reorganization of the Detroit Water System creating the Great Lakes Water Authority approved by Federal District Judge Sean Cox.






  • State of Michigan
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals






  • Wayne State University, B.A.
  • University of Detroit, MBA Program
  • Wayne State University School of Law, J.D.



  • National College of Labor and Employment Attorneys
  • State and Federal Bar Associations
  • Employer’s Association of Detroit
  • Michigan Association of School Board Attorneys
  • Former President of the 100 Black Men of Greater Detroit
  • National Association of School Board Attorneys