Alan Sanders


  • location icon Houston, TX
    24 Greenway Plaza
    Suite 1400
    Houston, TX 77046

Alan Sanders is a partner in the Houston office of Lewis Brisbois. He has law licenses for Texas and Louisiana. With over 30 years’ experience in civil practice, Alan has both a transactional and litigation background. His transactional matters include business and non-profit entity formation and governance; transfer of ownership of business; real estate transactions; non-regulatory representation of banks and credit unions; general business representation; employment law matters; and advising local governmental entities. Alan has handled civil litigation or disputed matters in state and federal courts and other tribunals (trial and appeals). Litigated or disputed matters include real estate; commercial litigation; defense of personal injury and employee claims; construction; and commercial debt collection.

Alan’s client experience, by category, includes the following: banks and credit unions; public local governmental and non-profit water-related entities; economic development corporation; real property developers; title company; industrial businesses; service companies; individuals requiring estate or lifetime planning services; creditors in bankruptcy proceedings; business acquisitions and sales; business startups; and parties to real property transactions.

Upon request, Alan will provide additional information regarding particular areas of his practice background.


  • Executive Editor, Volume 42, Louisiana Law Review (1981-1982)
  • Case Note, U.S. v. Myers, 42 La. L. Rev. (1981)
  • Comment, At-Will Franchise Terminations and the Abuse of Rights Doctrine; the Maturation of Louisiana Law, 42 La. L. Rev. (1982)
  • Article, U.S. v. Bean: Shoveling After the Elephant?, St. Mary’s LJ (2004)




United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas

United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

United States District Court for the Western District of Texas

United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana

United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

United States Supreme Court


  • State Bar of Texas
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Foundation (Life Fellow)

Awards & Honors

  • Highest ranking graduate, LSU Law School (1982)
  • Executive Editor, Louisiana Law Review
  • Order of the Coif
  • Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society (Region 6 Law Graduate of the Year)
  • Phi Beta Kappa Liberal Arts Honor Society (LSU undergraduate)
  • Phi Kappa Phi Multidisciplinary Honor Society (LSU undergraduate)
  • Graduate, Division of Honors and Interdisciplinary Studies, LSU undergraduate


Louisiana State University Law Center

Juris Doctor, 1982

Louisiana State University

Bachelor of Arts in Economics, cum laude, 1979

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