Texas Business LawyerAlan Abergel, Esq., is the firm’s CEO and Managing Attorney.   Mr. Abergel received his Jurisprudence Doctorate (J.D.) degree from the top tier University of Maryland School of Law, where he concentrated his studies on corporate, real estate, and financial markets law.  Mr. Abergel received his B.A degree (Mass Communications/Radio Broadcasting major) from Towson University, Maryland and graduated summa cum laude.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mr. Abergel engaged in many business ventures in the U.S. and internationally, in which Mr. Abergel was responsible for many aspects of business including,  accounting, taxation, finance, marketing, management, and logistics.  Mr. Abergel was formerly employed by several boutique and large law firms in Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles and has obtained civil litigation, securities, business, tax, bankruptcy, and intellectual property law experience.

As a former in house counsel for AS Holdings and its affiliated ventures, a Los Angeles based real estate development, holdings, and private equity company, conducting business in the United Stated and internationally, Mr. Abergel has obtained substantial experience in M&A transactions, corporate transactions, zoning proceedings, real estate transactions, equity and debt financing transactions, lending & financial services transactions, and due diligence.   In addition to being a licensed attorney, Mr. Abergel is a licensed California real estate broker.

Mr. Abergel is admitted to the State Bar of California, the State Bar of Texas, the U.S. District Court Central District of California, and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court Central District of California.

Mr. Abergel lives with his wife and two children in the greater Los Angeles area and is in the process of moving to the Dallas metropolitan area.  Hobbies include listening to music, playing guitar and drums, weight lifting, and martial arts.

Education:

  • University of Maryland School of Law, Jurisprudence Doctorate (JD), 2004.
  • Towson University, Maryland, BA, 2001.
  • Ramat-Gan College: Tax Advising and Accounting program certificate. (similar to a US Enrolled Agent program), 1995.

State Bar Admission:

  • California State Bar Admission, 2005:    (also admitted before US Federal Court, U.S. District Court Central District of California, and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court Central District of California).
  • Texas State Bar Admission, 2020.

Languages

  • English

Native or bilingual proficiency

  • Hebrew

Native or bilingual proficiency

  • Japanese

Elementary proficiency

Lending Law

Affiliations:

Los Angeles County Bar Association

  • Business & Corporations Law section
  • Real Property section

Dallas Bar Association

  • Mergers & Acquisitions Section
  • Real Property Law Section
  • Securities Section

American Bar Association-Section of Business Law

  • Committee on Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital Committee
  • Banking Law Committee
  • Consumer Financial Services committee

California State Bar

  • Consumer Financial Services Committee, Section of Business Law.
  • Financial Institutions Committee, Section of Business Law.

Texas State Bar

  • Section of Business Law.
  • Section of Real Estate law
  • Section of Oil, Gas & Energy Resources.