Alan primarily represents investors who lost money as a result of investment fraud or misconduct. His legal practice is focused on complex financial and commercial matters, particularly in the areas of securities litigation, investment fraud, antitrust, and international disputes. He often represents institutional and individual investors in disputes with financial industry members. He pursues claims on behalf of investors through class actions in state or federal court and FINRA arbitrations. He also has an interest in ERISA, whistleblower, and wage-and-hour cases.
Alan was selected to the 2017 and 2018 Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Star list, a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement, according to Thompson Reuters.
Alan teaches Securities Regulation at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University.
Alan received his Juris Doctor degree summa cum laude from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in May 2008. While in law school he served as a Managing Editor of the Cleveland State Law Review, received the Dean’s (full) scholarship for the entire Juris Doctor program, was on the Dean’s List, and won the “Best Oralist” award in the Jessup Moot Court competition, Pacific Region.
He passed the Ohio Bar exam in top 1%, with the highest grade in the state to the multi-state (federal law) section.
He is licensed to practice law in the Ohio state and federal courts and other federal courts nationwide.
He is a member of the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association, the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association and the Cleveland Diplomatic Corps.
He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Baldwin-Wallace College, Ohio.
He is a speaker and author on Ponzi schemes, cryptocurrencies and attorney professionalism.
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