Jerry Allen 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.


Capital University School of Law (J.D., cum laude), Law Review; Order of the Curia

New York University (LLM Taxation)

Capital University (B.A.)


Listed, Best Lawyers in America (Litigation and Controversy - Tax; Tax Law), 2005–2023

Columbus Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers in America (Litigation and Controversy - Tax; Tax Law), 2014, 2021

Recipient, Capital University Distinguished Alumnus Award, 2019

Recipient, Multicultural Leadership Award, Ohio Diversity Council, 2016

Recipient, 2013 David D. White Award, Capital University Law School, 2013

Recipient, Columbus Bar Association, Community Service Award

Ranked as AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell™

Professional Activities

Attorney, Office of Chief Counsel, Internal Revenue Service National Office, Washington D.C.

Past Chair, Board of Trustees, Columbus College of Art & Design

Past Member, Board of Directors, Experience Columbus

Past Member, Board of Trustees, Columbus Museum of Art

Past President, Hospice, Riverside and Grant Hospitals

Past Vice Chairman, Greater Columbus Arts Council

Past Trustee, The Columbus Zoo

Past President, The King Arts Complex

Past Member, Board of Directors, Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts




Presentations & Publications

Jerry Allen, Bricker Graydon LLP Photo

Jerry O. Allen

  • 100 South Third Street
    Columbus, OH 43215 -4291


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