Greg Alker has a strong background in corporate and financial matters. He presently serves as the Chief Financial Officer and is the former Chairman of the Board 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.
Greg is a veteran criminal prosecutor, with more than twenty years of experience. Over his career, he has handled a wide range of cases, including serious and violent crimes as well as white collar and corporate prosecutions. At the end of his prosecutorial career, Greg led the team in the San Francisco District Attorney’s office prosecuting environmental and OSHA cases against individuals and corporations, while also prosecuting attempted murder cases.
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 California. As part of "Operation Big Fish," a notable case in Los Angeles County, he prosecuted more than 100 defendants involved in an auto insurance fraud ring. Defendants included lawyers and chiropractors. In fraud cases in Los Angeles County he worked hand in hand with the California Franchise Tax Board investigating and charging tax evasion.