PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
Christy Allen
Tennessee Treasury Department
502 Deaderick St., 13th Floor, Andrew Jackson Bldg.
Nashville, TN 37243
Work Phone: (615)253-3853
Fax Phone: (615)401-6819
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Christy A. Allen is the assistant treasurer for the Tennessee Treasury Department’s Legal, Compliance and Audit offices. In this role, Ms. Allen oversees the attorneys and compliance and internal audit staff in the Department.

Before joining the Treasury Department in October 2011, Ms. Allen served as Assistant Commissioner for the Tennessee Department of Health’s Bureau of Health Licensure and Regulation from 2007 to 2011 and was responsible for overseeing the staff responsible for the administrative duties relative to the licensure and complaint investigation of health care professionals, health care facilities, emergency medical services personnel and ambulances, and dog and cat dealers and breeders. Prior to working at the Department of Health, Ms. Allen served as legal services director and Deputy General Counsel for the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance, where she advised senior department officials on legal, policy and legislative matters. Her responsibilities also included litigating professional disciplinary cases before boards, commissions and administrative judges. She also had oversight of personnel and contract matters for the department. Ms. Allen joined the Department of Commerce and Insurance in 1994 as a staff attorney for the regulatory boards division.

Ms. Allen serves as Co-Chair of the Tennessee Bar Association’s Administrative Law Section, and she is a member of the Nashville Bar Association’s State Government Lawyers Continuing Legal Education Planning Committee.

Ms. Allen received a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from the George C. Taylor School of Law at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bryn Mawr College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She has been licensed to practice law in Tennessee since 1993.


Additional Information

TBA Membership Status: Member : 2014 - 2015
Legal Education: Tennessee College of Law
Year Licensed: 1993
Year Licensed in Tennessee: 1993
Section Membership(s): Administrative Law Section, TBA Members
Practice Areas/Areas of Interest: Administrative Law, Government, Public Contract Law