D. Alan Westerlund, Jr.
workers’ compensation defense
Alan Westerlund practices in the firm’s Charleston, South Carolina office. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics, cum laude, from Clemson University in 2003 and his Juris Doctorate from the Charleston School of Law in 2008, where he was an articles editor of the Federal Courts Law Review.
Alan was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 2008 and United States District Court for the District of South Carolina in 2010. He is a member of the South Carolina Bar Association, the Charleston County Bar Association, and the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Educational Association. Alan serves on the Board of Directors of Kids’ Chance of SC and is a Certified SC Civil Court Mediator. He was named to US News Best Lawyers for Workers’ Compensation Law in 2020-2022. He practices exclusively in the area of workers’ compensation defense.
Alan lives in Charleston with his wife, Anna, and their two daughters, Taylor and Sela. He is a co-founder of the Young Ambassador Council of The First Tee of Greater Charleston. Outside of the office, Alan enjoys supporting the Clemson Tigers, playing golf, and spending time with his family.