Attorney Alan Pfeuffer (Of Counsel)
Attorney Alan Pfeuffer is a native of New York, but he’s lived in every region of the U.S., and he has travelled to more than seventy different nations. He puts his extensive background in law and law enforcement to work for every client he represents.
Attorney Alan Pfeuffer graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Colorado, and he earned his J.D. degree from the Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio, where he graduated magna cum laude in 2000.
Before he entered law school, attorney Alan Pfeuffer was a sheriff’s deputy in the Florida Keys, and he was a Chief of Police for the Rangely, Colorado and Edgewater, Colorado police departments.
During his twenty-year law enforcement career, he investigated thousands of criminal cases, wrote wiretap and seizure affidavits, and worked as an undercover narcotics officer in Florida and for the Colorado Bureau of Investigation’s Organized Crime and Narcotics Strike Force. He is still a certified Colorado police officer and Standards Training instructor.
Legal Background and Experience
Following law school, Alan Pfeuffer worked for more than a decade as an Assistant Public Defender for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, where he handled hundreds of federal criminal cases. In 2013, he went into private practice.
Attorney Alan Pfeuffer is admitted to practice law in Ohio and Tennessee state courts, in the U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of Ohio and the Eastern District of Tennessee, and in the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Alan Pfeuffer has an extensive background in federal criminal law. He has handled cases that include narcotics trafficking, money laundering, bank robbery, tax evasion, wire and mail fraud, and firearms violations. He has also handled First Step Act sentence reduction cases, death penalty cases, civil forfeiture actions, and all types of federal appeal cases.
Outside the Courtroom
Alan Pfeuffer is a sought-after lecturer. He has lectured at Capital University Law School on the Guantanamo litigation cases that have involved defendants from forty-two nations, and he also lectures on death penalty defense using U.S. v. John Mayhew, a triple-homicide case that he investigated as a federal Assistant Public Defender, as a model for death penalty investigations.
Attorney Alan Pfeuffer now puts his extensive legal background and his vast experience in criminal law to work for his clients at the Davis Law Firm. In his spare time, Alan enjoys chess, fishing, and travelling. The list of Alan’s most important cases includes:
United States v. Terrence Magrey, a complicated money laundering case that involved over 100,000 documents. After a four-week trial, Alan’s client was acquitted.
United States v. Sealed, a federal prosecution for the possession of a machine gun. Alan’s client was sentenced to probation.
United States v. Michael D. Jackson, a First Step Act sentence reduction case that will result in Mr. Jackson’s release from federal prison.
United States v. Clifford Robinson, an organized crime/federal death penalty prosecution that resulted in a life sentence.
United States v. John Mayhew, a triple homicide/federal death penalty prosecution that resulted in a life sentence.
Abdul Ahmad v. George W. Bush, Donald Rumsfeld, et. al., and Ahsanullah Pirzai v. George W. Bush, Donald Rumsfeld, et. al., two federal habeas corpus cases filed by Alan Pfeuffer in the District of Columbia. Both cases involved Afghanis who were arrested in Afghanistan after 9/11, detained in Guantanamo, and ultimately released.