AUSTIN – Bracewell LLP is pleased to announce that Alan Albright, a partner in the firm’s IP litigation practice, has been inducted as a fellow to the American College of Trial Lawyers, an invitation-only fellowship of trial lawyers. Albright joins distinguished Bracewell Partners Barbara S. Jones, Richard C. Danysh and J. Clifford Gunter III, who are also Fellows of the College.
Albright counsels clients regarding patent litigation, licensing, protection and enforcement of trade secrets. He also advises on as a variety of issues faced by technology companies, including clients in the Internet, software, hardware, medical equipment and semiconductor industries. He has first chair civil jury trial experience in state and federal courts, where he litigates patent, trade secret and Internet-related claims.
For seven years, Albright served as a United States Magistrate Judge in the Austin Division of the Western District of Texas. He also taught Trial Advocacy at the University of Texas School of Law. For five of the past seven years, Chambers USA has recognized Albright in its intellectual property edition. According to Chambers USA, “commentators describe Alan as a ‘first-rate, really excellent trial lawyer’ who is frequently retained on high-profile patent disputes, and also handles trade secret litigation.” For 12 consecutive years, Albright has also been included in Thomson Reuters’ Texas Super Lawyers listing.
The American College of Trial Lawyers is an invitation-only fellowship of trial lawyers of diverse backgrounds from the United States and Canada. The College thoroughly investigates each nominee for admission and selects only those who have demonstrated the very highest standards of trial advocacy, ethical conduct, integrity, professionalism and collegiality. Fellowship is limited to one percent of the lawyers in any individual state.