Patrick (Pat) Allen

Patrick Allen joined the UNM Foundation as General Counsel in May 2017. From 1991 until joining the Foundation, Mr. Allen worked in the private practice of law — the last 17 years as a managing shareholder of the Albuquerque law firm Yenson, Allen & Wosick, P.C., where he focused his litigation practice on employment law, governmental liability, constitutional law, civil rights, and insurance law. Mr. Allen received his Bachelor of Arts degrees in English and Political Science from James Madison University in 1988, and received his Juris Doctor from the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary in 1991. Mr. Allen is also highly involved in community service. Among other things, he has served lengthy terms on the Board of Directors of the YMCA of Central New Mexico and the Board of Trustees for Sandia Preparatory School.