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Alan D. Albert, Alan D.

Alan D. Albert

LeClairRyan, A Professional Corporation
Norfolk, VA
(757) 441-8914

Practice Areas

  • Appellate
  • Banking
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Economic Development
  • Environmental & Energy
  • Gaming
  • Government Relations
  • Healthcare
  • Hospitality
  • Intellectual Property
  • Investigations
  • Land Use/Zoning
  • Media/Entertainment
  • Public Finance and Incentives
  • Tax
  • Telecommunications
  • Waste Management


  • Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, J.D cum laude, 1985
  • Oxford University, Oxford, England, United Kingdom, M.Phil. (Politics), 1981
  • Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, A.B. magna cum laude, Government & Economics, 1979

Professional Experience

Alan Albert is a nationally-honored trial lawyer who has represented clients ranging from Muhammad Ali and multinational corporations to professionals and small entrepreneurs in business disputes, criminal prosecutions and investigations, regulatory enforcement proceedings and legislative endeavors.

Alan is entering his second decade of recognition in The Best Lawyers in America as one of the country’s top business litigators, has been named on multiple occasions to the Virginia Business “Legal Elite” in the fields of both civil litigation and legislative and administrative law, is cited in Who’s Who in American Law, and holds Martindale-Hubble’s highest rating for legal ability and integrity.

Years of litigation experience have made Alan a familiar face in trial and appellate courts throughout Virginia, as well as before federal, state and local governmental bodies and agencies. He lectures and has written extensively in fields including civil procedure, criminal procedure, evidence, environmental regulation and land use. He is Chairman of Virginia’s Board of Conservation and Recreation, which oversees Virginia’s park system and conservation programs, and is a former top legal and policy adviser to the Governor of Virginia. He represents numerous associations and industry groups before the Virginia General Assembly and other governmental bodies.

Alan’s recent litigation victories include the successful defense and appeal of a multimillion-dollar Lanham Act claim against a government contractor, obtaining invalidation of patent protection on one of the world’s top-selling antibiotics, obtaining summary judgment of non-infringement in a patent case challenging leading broadband technologies, and securing the nation’s largest award of attorneys’ fees against the United States in a criminal case following dismissal of the government’s entire 31-count criminal case against the officers of a Virginia bank.

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