A trial lawyer in Atlanta, he represents airmen, aircraft operators and FAA certified repair stations in aviation enforcement proceedings before the NTSB and the FAA, and he crafts various aircraft contracts, leases and closing documents for clients in accordance with FAA rules and regulations. He also represents clients when aircraft are damaged or destroyed, as well as providing legal assistance related to leasing aircraft and/or operating aircraft under time share or interchange agreements permitted by the FAA, in addition to other areas of expertise in aviation law.
Alan has written over one hundred published articles on aviation law. He is presently a contributing editor to the Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association Journal. He has served as editor of the NTSB Bar Association Newsletter and has written articles published in the Journal of Air Law and Commerce, the Transportation Law Journal, Air Law, Aviation Consumer, IFR Magazine, Air Classics, Plane & Pilot, and Southern Aviator.
An avid pilot, Alan owns and pilots a replica Nakajima B5N2 “Kate” bomber in airshows and for film productions. He is a pilot with the Dixie Wing of the Commemorative Air Force.