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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.

Practice Area
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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5th Circuit
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U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas
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  • English
Professional Experience
Special Counsel
Kean Miller LLP
The University of Texas School of Law
J.D. (1998)
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Texas Southern University
B.A. (1995)
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Robert L. Hainsworth Outstanding Service Award
Houston Lawyers Association
Contributor of the Year
Houston Bar Association
Local Hero
The Houston Lawyer
Texas Rising Star
Texas Monthly and Law & Politics Magazines
2005, 2006, 2007
Professional Associations
Houston Bar Association
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Texas State Bar Association  # 24011214
- Current
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Articles & Publications
A Practical Approach to Assisting with Veterans’ Legal Issues
Pro Bono: Access to Justice and the Media
Law and the Media
Websites & Blogs
Gary E. Alfred's Website Profile
Kean Miller Website
Texas Law Blog
Contact & Map
Kean Miller LLP
Houston Office
Pennzoil South Tower
711 Louisiana Street, Suite 1800
Houston, TX 77002
Telephone: (713) 844-3016
Fax: (713) 844-3030
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