Primary Practice Areas:
Alan is an experienced litigator, primarily of complex commercial and business disputes. While this type of litigation has been his focus, Alan has litigated cases in a wide variety of practice areas, including real estate, class actions, franchising, consumer fraud, unfair competition and business torts.
For over 20 years, Alan has continuously honed and improved his skills with the goal of providing the best counsel and winning cases for his clients. Alan has obtained judgments, verdicts and settlements in the millions of dollars for his clients.
- New Jersey
- New York
- U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
- Temple University School of Law, J.D. cum laude
- Temple University, B.S. Electrical Engineering
Successfully defended $70 million international lawsuit in the Southern District of New York, with a favorable jury verdict against plaintiff and in favor of client’s fraud counterclaims.
Successfully defended a $200,000 lawsuit over the sale of goods, with a favorable jury verdict for client on counterclaims for $4 million.
Obtained multi-million dollar settlement secured by $5 million consent judgment for a group of lenders against an intricate web of inter-related companies.
Obtained significant settlements for franchisee group from principals of now defunct franchisor.
Obtained a mid-six-figure settlement for client, a purported franchisee, for improper franchise disclosure by the defendant franchisor.
Obtained significant settlement for group of individual investors defrauded by investment scheme.
Key member of a legal team in a Bet-the-Company litigation against my client, a franchisor, involving a group of 60 franchisees suing for fraud, violation of franchise statutes, RICO, anti-trust, breach of contract and other claims in multiple states. Successfully obtained dismissal of most of the franchisees’ claims, which led to a favorable settlement.
Secured preliminary injunctions against former franchisees in violation of non-compete agreements and trademark rights; developed aggressive strategies to identify and terminate businesses that violated contracts and employed the illegal use of company trademarks.
Additional Practice Areas:
- Business Law
- Class Actions
- Franchise Law and Litigation
- Non-Competition Agreements
- Breach of Contract
- Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
- Defamation – Slander, Libel & On-Line
- Business Disputes
- Business Torts
- Commercial Litigation
- International Litigation
- Real Estate Litigation
- Trade Secrets
- Trademark Infringement
- Unfair Competition
- Land Use Litigation