Aspen & New York Attorney
Alan Feldman is a Martindale- Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated lawyer and a founding partner of Feldman & Wertz, LLP. The Martindale-Hubbell rating is the most exclusive peer review rating offered to attorneys and a significant rating accomplishment. It is a recognition and a testament by Alan’s peers of his dedication to the highest levels of professional excellence. He has a 16-year proven track record of resolving legal matters successfully and efficiently for his clients and maintains clients today from his first days practicing law. Alan grew up in Armonk, New York and London, England and is a 1999 graduate of Rutgers School of Law and also attended the The New England School of law in Boston with Honors.
Alan’s practice is focused and dedicated to the efficient handling of legal matters both in and out of the courtroom with an emphasis on business counseling, real property (acquisitions, leasing, finance, joint ventures), civil & commercial litigation, personal injuries from the small to the catastrophic, contracts, business formation and business disputes both within the entity and against outside interests, collection and collection defense among other things. Alan’s philosophy focuses on the resolution of legal disputes without protracted litigation which is costly and time-consuming. However, if the matter requires litigation, Alan provides aggressive legal representation from start to finish as that is what is required to maximize preferable recoveries.
Alan maintains many business relationships and current clients in New York and is active in providing efficient and economic legal advice to individuals and entities in the New York metropolitan area, Westchester County as well as further upstate. After gaining bar admissions in New York in 2000, Alan established Feldman & Wertz in Aspen, Pitkin County, Colorado while maintaining his active presence in New York. Alan has appeared in the Colorado courts of Pitkin County, Garfield County, Eagle County, Summit County and the City of Denver and also Federal courts in Denver as well as the Southern District of New York.
In addition to courtroom litigation, Alan has successfully arbitrated and mediated in forums in Aspen, Pitkin County, Denver, Summit County, Eagle County, Garfield County and Westchester County, New York. He keeps current with the Colorado Bar Association, New York Bar Association, Colorado Trial Lawyers Association and Pitkin County Bar Association. His principal Bar Admissions are in New York, Colorado, U.S. District Court – District of Colorado and the U.S. District Court – Southern District of New York.
Jeff Wertz earned his law degree in 1996 from Duquesne University School of Law in Pittsburgh, where he was honored as a member of the Duquesne Law Review and was twice elected President of his class. After starting his legal career as a state prosecutor for Colorado’s Ninth Judicial District, he established a private litigation practice based in Aspen where he has been representing clients in criminal defense, auto/truck/motorcycle injury, construction disputes and other civil litigation ever since. He is licensed in Colorado, Pennsylvania, and several federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court.
In 2012, Jeff completed the required training and testing to become a barrister and was called to the Bar of England and Wales by the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple. Jeff is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, The Colorado Trial Lawyers Association, the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar, the National Legal Committee of NORML, the International Bar Association and several other professional associations in the United States and in the United Kingdom. Jeff serves his local community as a member of the City of Aspen Liquor Licensing Authority.