Allen F. Acosta Associate

Allen Acosta is an Associate in Liebert Cassidy Whitmore’s Los Angeles office, where he represents clients in all facets of labor and employment law, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and federal civil rights’ claims.  Allen is an experienced employment litigator and has successfully represented government agencies before state and federal courts.  He is experienced in all aspects of the litigation process, including depositions, dispositive motions, trial and appeals.  Allen has also conducted major investigations, including investigations involving allegations of cyber-crime and misconduct related to a major government infrastructure project.  As a former Assistant District Attorney in New York, Allen handled several trials and felony investigations. 

In addition to his practice in California, Allen is also admitted in New York, U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second and Third Circuits.

Before joining Liebert Cassidy Whitmore, Allen was an in-house counsel for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and an Assistant District Attorney with Kings County District Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn, New York.  Allen also completed internships with U.S. District Court Judge Vanessa J. Bryant in Connecticut and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California during law school.

Allen is fluent in Spanish.


  • BA, University of California, Los Angeles

  • JD, Boston University School of Law

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