Alan’s successes – both in and out of the courtroom – have garnered him accolades from clients and distinguished members of the legal community throughout the nation. Over the years, he has earned a reputation not only for his legal astuteness but also for his tireless dedication to successfully and aggressively representing the interests of his clients on both sides of the docket. On the plaintiff side, Alan recently obtained a verdict in excess of $2 billion — the largest such verdict in Texas probate court history and the 9th largest in United States history. On the defense side, Alan recently obtained for the defendant a summary judgment dismissing all claims, which was upheld on appeal, where the plaintiff was seeking in excess of 80 million dollars in damages.
Alan’s expertise includes such complex areas of the law as construction litigation, real estate, contracts, partnerships, securities, class actions, oil and gas, sports litigation, insurance, intellectual property, professional liability and fraud disputes, wrongful death and product liability claims. His recent accolades include being named a Member of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers, and winning the #1 spot for the Elite Trial Lawyers award, based on research by VerdictSearch, The National Law Journal and Law.com
Alan was also named among the inaugural class of “The Defenders” by The Dallas Business Journal. This elite designation recognizes the most brilliant legal minds in the Dallas/Fort Worth area –an honor bestowed upon only 15 lawyers for their notable work in commercial defense litigation.
For the year 2019, as well as in past years, Alan has been selected as one of only 19 lawyers in Dallas and only one of 43 lawyers in the State of Texas to be included in both the Bet the Company Litigation and Commercial Litigation categories for the Best Lawyers in America, by Woodward White, a listing of the top lawyers in America based on more than two million confidential evaluations of lawyers nationwide.
Represented an oil and gas company sued by investors for $25 million. The jury ruled in favor of Loewinsohn Flegle Deary Simon client, awarding plaintiffs no money. The Trial Court entered judgment confirming the jury verdict and the judgment was upheld on appeal.
Represented an executor of an estate and general partner of partnership sued for breach of fiduciary duty and to dissolve the partnership. The jury ruled in favor of Loewinsohn Flegle Deary Simon clients finding no liability for breach of fiduciary duty. The judge ruled in favor of Loewinsohn Flegle Deary Simon clients and did not terminate the partnership.
Represented Shaquille O’Neal and Hakeem Olajuwon, who were sued by a promoter in New Jersey State Court. Obtained dismissal by the Court of all claims against O’Neal and Olajuwon.
Represented three prominent Dallas firms suing a former client on a contract and obtained judgment for in excess of $25 million dollars.
Represented a hotel management company in an international arbitration and obtained a multimillion dollar judgment against a Spanish entity.
Represented a Fortune 500 company and obtained a seven figure confidential award against a major accounting firm for accounting malpractice.
Represented Jimmy Smith, a former player for the Dallas Cowboys in an arbitration against the Dallas Cowboys and obtained an award of his entire salary for breach of contract.
Represented singer Kenny Rogers in multiple lawsuits brought against him for intentional inflection of emotional distress and obtained dismissal of all lawsuits.
Awards and Recognition
Best Lawyers, D Magazine, 2005 and 2010-2019
Top 100 Texas Super Lawyers, Thompson Reuters, 2003-2015, 2019
Top 100 Super Lawyers in the Dallas/Fort Worth region. Selected by fellow members of the Texas Bar Association, 2004-2006, 2008, 2010-2015, 2019
The Best Lawyers in America, by Woodward White, 2007-present
Lawdragon 3000 Leading Plaintiffs’ Lawyers in America, recognizing the top 3,000 plaintiffs’ lawyers in the US, 2007, 2008, 2010
Lawdragon 3000-Leading Lawyers in America, recognizing the top less than one percent of the legal profession in the country, 2006
Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Prominent Lawyers
Higginbotham American Inn of Court
State Bar of Texas
Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
Association of Trial Lawyers of America
American Bar Association
American Board of Trial Advocates
Publications and Speeches
“Video Tactics in Settlement Litigation,” John Wiley Sons, Inc. 1989
“Videotaped Depositions Come to Court,” (co-authored), Litigation Magazine, 1988