Noble F. Allen





Noble practices in the area of litigation, including civil and business litigation, premises liability/insurance claims defense, and commercial landlord/tenant law, including commercial lease litigation and evictions.  Noble has litigated several commercial landlord and tenant cases through trial.  He regularly counsels retail developers, retailers, and other commercial landlords and tenants regarding lease negotiations and leasing disputes.

He also practices in the area of business immigration. Noble is the author of the Treatise Connecticut Landlord and Tenant Law with Forms, published by the Connecticut Law Tribune/ALM Media.  He is the chair of the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee; the past Chair of the Connecticut Statewide Grievance Committee; and also served on the Board of Directors of the USLAW NETWORK from 2013 to 2017.

List of Court Cases Citing Noble’s Connecticut Landlord and Tenant Law Treatise

  • Enfield Retail Props., LLC v. Camel Fitness, Docket No. CVH8214, 2016 Conn. Super. LEXIS 1061 (Super. May 16, 2016)
  • Daniels v. Skymark, LLC, Docket No. KNLCV146022886S, 2016 Conn. Super. LEXIS 854 (Super. Apr. 22, 2016)
  • Delgado v. Lunt, Docket No. CV154126730, 2015 Conn. Super. LEXIS 1961 (Super. July 27. 2015)
  • Budney v. Budney Indus., Docket No. CV136023734, 2014 Conn. Super. LEXIS 861 (Super. Apr. 11, 2014)
  • Pollansky v. Pollansky, Docket No. CV114015163S, 2012 Conn. Super. LEXIS 2641 (Super. Oct. 23, 2012)
  • Just Breakfast & Things!!!, LLC v. Vidiaki, LLC, Docket No. 105014092, 2012 Conn. Super. LEXIS 1585 (Super. June 20, 2012)

Work Experience

  • Hinckley Allen
    • Partner (2008-Present)
  • Tyler Cooper & Alcorn, LLP
    • Partner (1998-2008)

Honors & Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America® (2013-2019); Lawyer of the Year (2015, 2018); Recognized for Litigation - Real Estate;
  • Connecticut Statewide Grievance Committee (2000-2006; 2009-2016); Chair (2016-2018); Vice-Chair (2012-2015) Role appointed by the Executive Committee of the Judges of the Superior Court
  • New Haven Judicial District, Court-Appointed Arbitrator (2001-Present)
  • Norwich Athletic Hall of Fame (2017)

Charitable & Civic Involvement

  • Youth Continuum, Inc., Board Member (1995-2008; 2009-2014)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association: Member (1992-Present); Connecticut Chapter Chair (1999-2001)
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member, Litigation Section
  • DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar, Member
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Member
  • Litigation Counsel of America - The Trial Lawyer Honorary Society
  • New Haven County Bar Association, Member
  • Statewide Grievance Committee, Chair
  • USLAW Network - Board of Directors (2014-Present); Chair, Retail Practice Group (2014-2016)

Bar Memberships

  • Connecticut
  • United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • United States District Court, District of Connecticut

Speaking Engagements

  • Keynote Speaker at the Connecticut Judicial Branch Law Librarians’ Annual Staff Development Meeting – “Connecticut Landlord-Tenant Law Concepts” June 13, 2018
  • Panelist at the 2015 USLAW Network Retail & Hospitality Law Exchange “The (Tender) Art of Indemnification: Who Defends and Who is Entitled to be Indemnified,” October 2015
  • Panelist at the New Haven County Bar Association – Continuing Legal Education Seminar “Landlord Tenant Law in CT: Practice and Procedure,” March 2015
  • Panelist at the American Bar Association – Real Property Leasing Practice Group Program “The Second of the Nuts and Bolts of Leases Series for 2014-2015,” August 2014
  • Panelist at the Retail Risk and Claims Managers Round Table Meeting, “Navigating the Security Litigation Storm,” July 2013
  • Panelist at DRI Retail & Hospitality Litigation & Claims Management Seminar, presented “Anatomy of the Landlord and Tenant Relationship Within the Retail Context: Two Sides, Two Priorities,” May 2012
  • Panelist at the ICSC’s Connecticut Next Generation Program “Deal or No Deal: How Attorneys Work to Keep Deals on Track While Protecting Their Client’s Best Interest,” March 2011
  • Noble has Lectured on and authored several articles regarding commercial leasing and landlord tenant litigation, and his treatise has been cited by Judges in several court decisions.
Firm News

Hinckley Allen Partner Noble F. Allen Named 2018 USLAW NETWORK O’Hagan Award Recipient

September 14, 2018

Hinckley Allen is proud to announce Noble F. Allen’s recognition as a recipient of the 2018 USLAW NETWORK…

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51 Hinckley Allen Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America 2019

August 15, 2018

Hinckley Allen is pleased to announce that Best Lawyers® has recognized 51 attorneys in the 2019 edition…

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Avoiding Tender Issues in Retail Leases and Service Contracts to Ensure Favorable Outcomes in Premises Liability Claims and Lawsuits

September 5, 2018

Noble F. Allen and Diane E. Rojas explore the provisions in retail leases that trigger a tenant’s…


Is a lease guaranty still enforceable if modified without the guarantor’s consent?

January 19, 2018

New England Real Estate Journal (NEREJ) published this article originally created for a Hinckley Allen…

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Labor & Employment Seminar 2019

May 22, 2019

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ICSC New England Retail Connection 2018

March 7, 2018

We hope to see you at the Hartford International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Retail Connection.

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