Tenacious and curious, I am always digging deeper, researching more, and asking the right questions. My persistence ensures that no stone is left unturned, which allows me to uncover innovative ways to approach a case in the advocacy of my clients.
Alfred Carry defends individual and institutional clients in high-stakes litigation and investigations. When one’s future, reputation, or liberty is on the line, clients trust Alfred’s years of experience and calm demeanor to guide them through the often-overwhelming process. Whether defending national banks, bitcoin magnates, or publicly traded companies, Alfred has a proven track record in bet-the-company scale matters.
He has adeptly defended white collar/government investigations clients, including corporations, senior executives of publicly traded companies, foreign agents, top universities, ambassadors, and White House or federal agency officials. He has helped lead clients through internal investigations, subpoenaed congressional and federal grand jury testimony, highly-publicized prosecutions brought by the Department of Justice, U.S. Attorney’s Offices, Securities and Exchange Commission, and other federal or state enforcement agencies. He has also represented clients in cases with international media attention under the Foreign Agent Registrations Act (FARA) and related statutes, as well as matters involving complex allegations of fraud, qui tam claims under the False Claims Act (FCA), and securities law violations.
In addition, he has considerable experience representing financial institutions and their servicing affiliates against claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), and Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
Alfred has also represented owners and general contractors in construction defect cases involving design and workmanship issues, contract matters, payment and performance bond claims, and mechanics liens.
Alfred brings the full spectrum of legal skills to his work, and is especially gifted as a strategist in high-profile and intricate situations. He is comfortable advising clients whose cases involve the national media and very visible political issues.
Writing is a special skill of Alfred’s. A careful, energetic, and effective author of briefs, pleadings, and motions, Alfred prepares legal documents that are compelling, lucid, and captivating. In a legal environment dominated by tedious, cookie-cutter prose and repetitive, mechanical language, Alfred delivers strong narratives that are economically written and easy to read.
His work is animated by an inveterate curiosity that powers not only his writing but his research and thinking. Alfred approaches his cases and research as puzzles to be solved, and he consistently strives to be the most informed person on the case—whether at the trial or appellate level, and particularly when the issues are novel or complex. By practicing law in a way that distills the issues at hand into a lucid, rational and relatable structure, he is an exceptionally efficient, reliable litigator, and his results both in and outside of the courtroom reflect that.