Slates Harwell


B.S. Geosciences, University of Texas at Dallas (2011)

M.S. Geosciences, University of Texas at Dallas (2016)

J.D. Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, cum laude (2021)

Alan Phillips


Alan Phillips is an experienced litigator focused on construction law and related disputes. He has represented parties at all levels of a project, from subcontractors and suppliers to general contractors and developers. He understands the nuances of construction disputes and enjoys guiding clients through the process.

Prior to law school, Alan was a geologist in the oil and gas industry, and an intelligence analyst for the United States Army. In his free time, Alan enjoys cooking, old cars, and watching the SMU Mustangs.


Member, State Bar of Texas, Construction Law Section

Member, Dallas Bar Association, Construction Law Section