As a founding partner of Lash & Goldberg LLP, Alan Lash brings more than 30 years of complex business litigation experience to the Firm. He serves regional and national clients in a variety of industries including health care, real estate, finance, aerospace and retail. A seasoned litigator, Alan has litigated and arbitrated cases throughout the state of Florida and the United States. He has appeared in court and arbitration proceedings in California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.
Alan has prosecuted and defended numerous high-profile cases, and has obtained several multimillion dollar arbitration awards, judgments and settlements in high stakes business disputes throughout the United States. He handles an array of complex cases involving diverse and complex subject matters, ranging from the defense of claims asserting violation of federal consumer protection statutes such as the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, to the prosecution and defense of shareholder disputes and derivative actions. Alan has defended numerous class actions, as well as securities, antitrust and False Claims Act cases, and has extensive experience litigating and arbitrating large managed care and third-party payer disputes.
Chambers USA 2021 and Chambers USA 2020 ranked the firm and Alan individually for healthcare in Florida, with clients reporting him to be an “excellent trial lawyer,” "absolutely extraordinary and unparalleled in his ability in dealing with payor issues" and lauding the firm as “my go-to firm” with a team of lawyers that are “responsive, strategically excellent [and] always know the substance very well.” The National Law Journal named Alan a 2020 “Elite Boutique Trailblazer." The Trailblazer honor spotlights “a handful of individuals that are truly agents of change.” In addition, Alan is consistently recognized by Best Lawyers in America and Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers for both commercial litigation and health law. Best Lawyers recognized him as 2019 "Lawyer of the Year" for his work in Health Care Law in Miami, an honor awarded to only a single lawyer in a specific practice area and location. In 2012, Alan was selected as “The Most Effective Lawyer” in the arbitration category by the Miami Daily Business Review/American Law Media.
Alan additionally serves as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association (AAA) and the American Health Lawyers’ Association (AHLA), and is selected by peers and industry leaders to arbitrate their complex business disputes. Certified by the Florida Bar as a specialist in health law, Alan serves as the Vice Chair for Educational Programs for the AHLA's Alternative Dispute Resolution Affinity Group, and is an inaugural member of the AAA's National Healthcare Dispute Resolution Advisory Council. He is a frequent guest lecturer, and has authored numerous articles in national publications addressing emerging and complex business litigation issues. Alan participates in various volunteer organizations and pro bono activities, and is a Fellow of The Florida Bar Foundation.