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Ali Akhtar

Ali Akhtar

Attorney at Law

Austin
Texas
Licensed in
TX
University of
Michigan Law
School
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About
Ali has been a full-time practicing lawyer in Austin and Central Texas since 2000.

He was born in Wisconsin, and grew up in small towns in Kentucky and Kansas. He graduated from the University of Miami with a Bachelor of Science, cum laude (high honors), in Mathematics in 1995. He then graduated from the University of Michigan Law School (consistently ranked one of the Top 10 law schools in the country) in 1999.

In addition to representing individuals and businesses in Texas, he also enjoys participating as a parent volunteer in Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts, playing competitive tennis, writing, and serving as an interfaith delegate and
… read more officer in his religious center in Austin.
17
Years
experience
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Client Reviews

5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"A great professional, Ali responded to my questions in a very concise and truthful manner. When I asked him to do jobs for me, he was very straightforward and reasonable about his fee. Excellent professional to work with."

Contract Negotiations
Posted on Aug 23, 2015
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"I have been working with Ali for over six months on a commercial litigation case. I have found Ali to be honest, trustworthy and detailed. He provides me regular updates and is very detailed in his feedback. I would highly recommend Ali and his firm to my friends and clients."

Commercial Litigation / Breach of Contract Dispute
Posted on Aug 23, 2015

Work History

Akhtar Law Firm

Principal

Apr 2014 - Present

Solo practitioner in the fields of consumer protection, insurance, accident and injury, business formation, business counseling and risk management, contracts, copyrights and trademarks, and general civil and commercial litigation.

Apr 2014 - Present

Lorenzana Law Firm, P.C.

Shareholder

Dec 2013 - Apr 2014

Managed and assigned cases to associate attorneys and contract attorneys. Oversaw human resources issues (interviewed and hired staff, organized office administrative meetings, etc.). Negotiated new advertising and case referral contracts.

Dec 2013 - Apr 2014

Robson Law Firm

Litigation Attorney

Nov 2011 - Dec 2013

Managed entire litigation docket. Supervised one litigation paralegal and one legal secretary. Tracked department revenues and expenses. First-chaired multiple jury trials.

Nov 2011 - Dec 2013

Patricia Brown & Associates, P.C.

Senior Attorney

Jul 2008 - Nov 2011

Opened and managed downtown Austin office to complement Round Rock main office; oversaw all branch office operations. First-chaired multiple jury trials.

Jul 2008 - Nov 2011

Schaffer & Brustkern, L.L.P.

Contract Attorney

Oct 2007 - Jul 2008

First-chaired jury trial for corporate plaintiff seeking breach of contract damages. Handled trademark prosecution and domain-name disputes for Internet retail business.

Oct 2007 - Jul 2008

Walker, Bright & Lewis, P.C.

Senior Associate

Apr 2004 - Oct 2007

Managed average caseload of 55 clients; supervised one paralegal and one secretary. First-chaired multiple jury trials. Handled one case from Travis District Court, through Third Court of Appeals, and then petition for review in Supreme Court of Texas.

Apr 2004 - Oct 2007

Virginia College

Adjunct Professor

Sep 2003 - Aug 2004

Taught courses in legal research and intellectual property to students in associate's degree paralegal certification program.

Sep 2003 - Aug 2004

Conley, Rose & Tayon, P.C.

Associate

Sep 1999 - Feb 2002

Assisted with pleadings and discovery in patent, trade secret, and copyright litigation. Prosecuted multiple trademark applications.

Sep 1999 - Feb 2002

Haynes and Boone

Summer Associate

May 1998 - Aug 1998

Studied patent valuation methods and drafted proposal for client transfer of geo-seismic technology. Developed mathematical formula for cross-royalties in fitness equipment patent licensing agreement.

May 1998 - Aug 1998

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