Alan has tried over 50 cases to verdict in state and federal courts in Massachusetts and argued more than 30 appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, the Massachusetts Appeals Court and the Supreme Judicial Court. He has handled leading cases in many substantive areas of the law. He has also represented major political figures and leading business people in the defense of governmental investigations into fraud, securities fraud, and corruption, and has represented corporations, non-profits, and witnesses in internal corporate and federal grand jury investigations. He also negotiates separation and severance agreements for high level corporate and financial executives.
Alan represents and advises colleges and universities in a wide variety of matters, including faculty and student matters, tenure denials and revocations, and general commercial litigation.