astahl@reedsmith.com

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Alan is a member of Reed Smith’s Staff Attorney Group. Alan has helped clients to defend against claims brought under various consumer protection statutes including the FCRA, FDCPA, TCPA, and related state law claims. This experience includes litigation at both the state and federal level. Alan has over twenty-five years of litigation experience in complex commercial, employment, appellate, municipal liability, civil rights, insurance, and personal bankruptcy matters. Alan has practiced law in Pittsburgh since 2000. Prior to moving to Pittsburgh, Alan practiced law in Texas in Houston, Corpus Christi and the Permian Basin.

Credentials

  • University of Houston Law Center, 1992, J.D.
  • University of Pennsylvania, 1989, B.A., History

  • Pennsylvania
  • Texas (inactive status)

  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Fifth Circuit

  • University of Pennsylvania Alumni – Chapter President (2006-2009)
  • University of Pennsylvania Global Alumni Network – Member of the Advisory Board to the President of the Western Pennsylvania Chapter (2009-present)
  • Member of the Reed Smith Trivia Tournament Winning Team