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Alan is a published commentator and attorney who concentrates his practice in health care, estate planning, employee benefits and real estate law. He regularly provides advice regarding business, corporate and regulatory issues pertaining to professional practices and joint ventures between physicians and hospitals. He received his law degree in 1977 from Indiana University, J.D., summa cum laude, and his undergraduate degree from Indiana University in 1974 with high distinction. He was admitted to the Indiana Bar and the U.S. Tax Court in 1977. Alan has written articles for Indianapolis Business Magazine, Indiana Law Review and the Medical Group Management Association newsletter.

Career Highlights


  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®, 2015-2020, in the field of Health Care Law
  • Selected as a ‘2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Health Care’ by Martindale-Hubbell™, in conjunction with American Lawyer Media
  • Selected for inclusion in the Indiana Super Lawyers® lists, 2004-2007, in the field of Health Care Law


Professional Affiliations

  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Chairman, Taxation Section
  • American Health Lawyers Association

Former Employment

  • Nasser Smith & Pinkerton Cardiology, General Counsel, 1991-1997

Community Involvement

Professional Leadership

  • Treasurer, Woodstock Club


Contributions & Published Works


  • "The Affordable Care Act," First Merchants Bank customers, Muncie, Ind. and Indianapolis
  • "Succession Planning for Physicians," Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, November 2012
  • "Deferred Compensation," Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, 1978



Indiana University, B.S., Finance, with high distinction, 1974
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 1977

  • Indiana, 1977
    United States Tax Court, 1977
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