Alan is a securities attorney, adjunct professor of Securities Regulation, and speaker and author on Ponzi schemes, investment fraud, cryptocurrencies, and securities regulation. He is often interviewed in the media on topics ranging from fraudulent investments to bank regulation and professional liability.
Alan focuses his legal practice primarily on complex litigation and arbitration arising out of disputes related to investment or securities fraud, market manipulation, corporate governance, and antitrust. Alan has represented thousands of investors across the country and in over 60 countries around the world, in cases against entities accused of securities fraud as well as financial industry members and other professional organizations that played a role in enabling or facilitating fraudulent investment schemes.
Alan is also an adjunct professor of 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, Cleveland State University in May 2008, and his MBA degree in International Business from Baldwin Wallace University in 2001. 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 Orallst" 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 Ohio and several federal courts nationwide.