Alan practices in the firm's Financial Services section. Prior to law school, he was employed at a large finance corporation in its commercial lending division. Directly after law school, Alan spent two years as Counsel to U.S. Senator Howell Heflin in Washington, D.C.
Alan has experience in civil litigation in the areas of financial services, securities fraud, real estate, labor and employment, professional negligence, governmental liability and product liability. The majority of Alan’s financial services industry practice is focused on representing clients in both individual and class/mass actions, involving a wide array of state common law and statutory claims, as well as alleged violations of federal statutes, including the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act (FACTA), the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), the Truth In Lending Act (TILA), the Credit Repair Organizations Act (CROA), the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), Telecommunications Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA).
Alan has extensive experience enforcing arbitration provisions and has arbitrated numerous consumer finance cases before American Arbitration Association and JAMS.
Alan co-authors Burr & Forman’s Consumer Finance Monthly Litigation Update and is also one of the editors of the firm’s Consumer Finance Litigation Blog.