Greg Alker represents businesses in compliance and risk assessment matters, with a focus on environmental, OSHA issues and criminal defense. He also represents corporate officers charged in criminal prosecutions.
Greg represents professionals who are appearing before licensing boards and being criminally charged with fraud or similar felonies.
Greg is a veteran criminal prosecutor, with more than twenty years of experience. Over his long career, he has handled a wide range of cases, including serious and violent crimes as well as white collar and corporate prosecutions. Most recently, Greg led the team in the San Francisco District Attorney’s office prosecuting environmental and OSHA cases against individuals and corporations, and prosecuted attempted murder cases and other felonies.
A few of his notable cases include prosecution of AutoZone as part of a state-wide enforcement case, resulting in a settlement of $11 million in civil penalties and the issuance of a state-wide injunction. In a similar case, as part of a state-wide case he prosecuted O’Reilly Auto Parts, which resulted in a nearly $10 million settlement and the issuance of a state-wide injunction. As part of "Operation Big Fish," he prosecuted more than 100 defendants involved in an auto insurance fraud ring, including lawyers and chiropractors. In the California OSHA arena, as of 2020 Greg had filed and prosecuted more criminal cases in San Francisco County than any prior prosecutor.
In addition to his legal work, Greg has a strong background in corporate and financial matters. He presently serves as Vice President and is the former Chairman of the Board and Chief Financial Officer of Southport Land and Commercial Company, a company founded in 1861 that invests in commercial real estate.
Prior to practicing law, Greg was a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – working at Deloitte & Touche providing tax services for global and regional businesses. He continues to be licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in California and is available to advise companies and individuals on tax matters, general accounting and compilations.
Greg has a JD from Loyola Law School and an MBA from California State University in Los Angeles. He is licensed to practice law in California and New York.