Applying a wide range of litigation experience in numerous trials, arbitrations and mediations throughout the U.S., Alan Dickey most-recently has focused on advising banks, corporations, individuals, and foreign governments in large-scale, domestic and international litigation disputes. However, throughout his career, Mr. Dickey has employed an adaptable creative approach to new legal issues—always achieving effective and efficient results for his clients.
Mr. Dickey specializes in complex civil and appellate litigation in state and federal courts and in arbitration forums. He has successfully litigated numerous complex matters concerning the substance and application of international and foreign law to international disputes; domestic and foreign economic sanctions; international money laundering; antiterrorism financing, including the Antiterrorism Act; the Alien Tort Statute; FedWire regulations; constitutional law; general and specific personal jurisdiction over foreign individuals and entities; foreign sovereign immunity; head of state immunity; foreign-official immunity; the political question doctrine; the act of state doctrine; conflicts of laws; business torts; commercial contracts and transactions; fraud; manufacturing contracts; oil and gas contracts; construction defects; software-performance standards; insurance coverage; medical malpractice; and maritime law.
Mr. Dickey also has represented large foreign banks in response to investigations of their banking practices by U.S. regulatory authorities, including their compliance with the Bank Secrecy Act and the International Emergency Economic Powers Act and concerning their efforts to detect and prevent money laundering, the financing of terrorism, and other financial criminal activity.
Before his legal career Mr. Dickey served in the U.S. Marine Corps and participated in operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, where he commanded an infantry fire team and coordinated communications in the security detail responsible for identifying and neutralizing threats to the core headquarters staff of the 24th Marine Regiment. Mr. Dickey is a prolific outdoorsmen. For example, he twice has been dropped off by an air taxi more than a hundred miles from any civilization deep into the Alaskan wilderness and survived and explored the wilderness for 11 days on foot and by raft before being picked up approximately 50 miles down river.