W. West Allen, a partner in the Las Vegas office of Howard & Howard, was installed as the Federal Bar Association’s 93rd national president. Allen is an intellectual property litigator and counselor who represents a wide variety of international clients in federal courts. He previously served as chair of the FBA’s Government Relations Committee for seven years. In addition, Allen has been a member of the FBA board of directors for much of the past decade. He also received the FBA’s President’s Award for longstanding service to the association.