Reprinted Obituary: Courier-Journal
ALLEN, PHILLIP E., 76 of Louisville, KY passed away Monday November 19, 2007 at Norton Hospital. Mr. Allen was born in Joplin, Missouri. He enlisted in the US Army and served on active duty from 1949-1957 as an armor officer and served in the Army Reserves until 1965. He attended the University of Arkansas receiving a B.S.B.A. degree with honors. He graduated with honors from the University of Arkansas School of Law.
Following graduation he joined the Rose Law Firm in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was in private practice in Arkansas from 1962-1971. He was admitted to the Kentucky Bar in 1971 and from 1971-1978 his private practice emphasized corporate, securities and insurance regulatory law. In 1978 he was named ICH Corporation; General Counsel and went on to serve as Executive Vice President Corporate Operations, Secretary, Director and Vice Chairman before returning to private practice in 1993. Mr. Allen became of Counsel at the law firm of Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC in 2004 where his practice emphasized corporate, securities and insurance regulatory law, mergers and acquisitions.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Lorraine Miller Allen; daughter, Linda Stetson (David) of Lexington; son, Bradley Allen (Marcia); grandchildren Sarah, Michael and Tracey, sister, Janice Heath (Noel, Oklahoma) and nieces and nephews.
A photograph of Mr. Allen hangs in the law library in the Louisville office in his honor.