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Alan William Sparer

Alan William Sparer

Sparer Law Group
  • Securities Law, Stockbroker & Investment Fraud, Elder Law...
  • California
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For over 30 years, Mr. Sparer has successfully represented individuals and businesses in litigation involving securities, contract, insurance, real estate, probate, and trust matters. Sparer Law Group (SLG), Mr. Sparer has obtained over $200 million in settlements, judgments, and recoveries on behalf of securities investors. Mr. Sparer also leads an SLG team that has successfully defended financial professionals and investment funds under investigation by the SEC, FINRA, and the California Department of Business Oversight.

SLG regularly helps resolve sensitive and confidential family disputes involving claims of elder abuse or financial misconduct. In the process, Mr. Sparer has successfully represented trustees, special administrators, and beneficiaries in mediation, arbitration and probate court.

SLG is frequently called upon to provide legal representation in one-of-a- kind legal disputes that cross the boundaries of multiple areas of law such as securities regulation, real estate, elder abuse, trust and probate, fraud, or fiduciary duty.

Mr. Sparer has been honored for his public service, which includes impact litigation on behalf of World War II veterans exposed to radiation during America’s atomic weapons testing program, litigation on behalf of resident Vietnamese fishermen seeking the right to own and pilot fishing vessels in California coastal waters, and defense of UC Berkeley students facing expulsion for participating in peaceful anti-apartheid protests.

Stanford University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Columbia College of Columbia University
B.A. (1969)
Professional Experience
Attorney. Principal
Sparer Law Group
- Current
Attorney, Director
Howard Rice Law Firm (now Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer, LLP)
Assistant Professor
North Carolina State University at Raleigh
Articles & Publications
Change of Venue
Bonora & Krause: Jurywork: Systematic Techniques
Batson and the Discriminatory use of Preemptory Challenges
Bonora & Krause: Jurywork: Systematic Techniques
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated
Martindale Hubbell
Northern California Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers
2008-2010, 2014-2018
Professional Associations
Bar Association of San Francisco
Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA)
- Current
California State Bar # 104921
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
9th Circuit
10th Circuit
U.S. District Court of Colorado
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
U.S. Supreme Court
  • Free Consultation
    SLG offers no cost initial consultations to potential firm clients.
  • Contingent Fees
    Alternative and contingent fee arrangements offered
Practice Areas
  • Securities Law
  • Stockbroker & Investment Fraud
  • Elder Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Business Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Trust and Probate Litigation
  • Elder Financial Abuse
  • English
Social Media
Websites & Blogs
Sparer Law Group Website
Alan W. Sparer Website Profile
Sparer Law Group Blog
Contact & Map
Sparer Law Group
100 Pine St
33rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Telephone: (415) 217-7300
Fax: (415) 217-7307