Principal Profile

Alan Foster

Alan Foster counsels entrepreneurs and businesses of all sizes on business operations, corporate, and intellectual property.

Alan formed Foster Law Group in 2006. Previously, he was a principal attorney at Burriss & Monahan in Mountain View and his own firm in Palo Alto. He also served as Legal Counsel & Manager of State Government Affairs for the American Electronics Association, working with the executive management of HP, Intel, Apple, IBM and other industry leaders to promote laws that encourage the startup and growth of technology-based companies.

Alan is a member of the Business and Intellectual Property Law Sections of the California State Bar and Santa Clara County Bar Association. He has co-founded businesses in such industries as light manufacturing and web-based business services.

Alan graduated from Loyola Law School (Los Angeles) and received his degree in Business Administration from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.