Gary Alfred is Special Counsel to the Houston office of Kean Miller. He joined the firm in 2017 and represents clients in a wide array of civil litigation and commercial matters. Prior to joining Kean Miller, Mr. Alfred was a partner in a large Texas-based trial and litigation firm. His practice involves products liability, business litigation, commercial and residential construction matters, oil and gas issues, large personal injury defense, professional malpractice, and labor and employment law matters in state and federal court as well as multiple bodies of arbitration. He also has experience mediating cases.
Gary has investigated and litigated cases involving oilfield and pipeline injuries, plant explosions and fires resulting in serious personal injuries. He has extensive litigation experience defending clients against workers’ and bystanders’ claims of serious personal injuries from exposure to various hazardous chemicals and products within chemical processing, refining and other industrial facilities. He has counseled clients regarding contracts, choice of venue and jurisdictional matters for enforcing contracts with international parties, in the event of breach. Similarly, he represents clients in breach of contract actions, breach of fiduciary duty matters, fraud and Deceptive Trade Practices Act violations.
Gary is actively involved in the Houston community with his volunteer and pro bono service.
Gary earned his B.A., summa cum laude, from Texas Southern University in 1995. He earned his J.D. from the University of Texas Law School in 1998.