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Michelle A. Allan


(412) 588-2289
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707 Grant Street
Suite 3800
Pittsburgh, PA 15219


J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 2002

  • Recipient of the Judge David Shahl Memorial Scholarship

B.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1996


2011 Legal Intelligencer “Lawyers on the Fast Track”

Michelle A. Allan is a Partner in the Pittsburgh office of Gordon & Rees and is a member of the Medicare Compliance practice group.

She focuses on Medicare issues that arise in the resolution of workers’ compensation, longshore, Jones Act, and general liability claims.

Ms. Allan has been instrumental in successfully settling tens of thousands of cases nationwide involving Medicare Secondary Payer issues.

Her work includes preparing Medicare Set-Aside Arrangements and having the same approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Ms. Allan makes recommendations on how best to consider and protect Medicare’s interests while also balancing her clients’ interests in claims not requiring Medicare approval.

In addition, Ms. Allan negotiates Medicare conditional payments and has saved her clients millions of dollars in conditional payment reimbursements.

Ms. Allan is a recognized national presenter on Medicare Secondary Payer issues, and frequently lectures on the topic of Medicare compliance to insurance carriers, self-insured businesses, third-party administrators, law firms, and other professional organizations.

Ms. Allan is also a 2011 inductee to The Legal Intelligencer’s prestigious class of Lawyers on the Fast Track.

While attending law school, Ms. Allan served as an extern for the United States Magistrate Judge Ila Jeanne Sensenich in the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Allan worked as a journalist, reporting daily news for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.




MARC Coalition

  • Treasurer

National Alliance of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals (NAMSAP)

  • Membership Committee Co-Chair
  • Annual Conference Committee Co-Chair

American Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Allegheny County Bar Association
Council on Litigation Management

Community Involvement

President, South Fayette Township Youth Cheerleading Association