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Alan Wayne Pigg, who was admitted to the Texas State Bar in 1995, is Board Certified in Workers’ Compensation Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization with a practice in Tyler, Texas, devoted exclusively to representing injured workers and disabled individuals in the East Texas area. After obtaining his BBA in Accounting from Stephen F. Austin State University in 1991, he passed the Uniform Certified Public Account Examination and worked for the Accounting Department of Mobil Oil Corporation in Dallas.

Mr. Pigg obtained his J.D. from the University of Texas at Austin School of Law in 1995 where he served as a Manuscript Editor for the American Journal of Criminal Law and as Vice President of the Texas Federalist Society. He was a member of the Corporate Counsel Society and participated in Moot Court and Mock Trial. Mr. Pigg began working in the area of workers’ compensation while serving as a law clerk for Flahive, Ogden & Latson during his time in law school and worked there for an additional year as an attorney after graduation.

Mr. Pigg began as an associate of Cowles & Thompson, P.C. in Dallas in 1996 practicing insurance defense with a heavy emphasis in workers’ compensation law. He transferred to Cowles & Thompson’s Tyler office in 1999 and was soon the senior workers’ compensation attorney within the firm. Mr. Pigg provided representation at all levels of the administrative process, including Benefit Review Conferences, Contested Case Hearings, and appeals to the Texas Workers’ Compensation Commission Appeals Panel in Austin, Texas. His practice also included healthcare litigation, personal injury defense, products liability cases, third party litigation, medical negligence cases, and toxic tort cases.

In August of 2005, Mr. Pigg formed Alan W. Pigg, P.C. to represent the people of East Texas in their workers’ compensation and social security disability matters. Mr. Pigg has served as a panel speaker on multiple occasions at the State Bar’s Advanced Workers’ Compensation Law Seminar.

Our two Legal Assistants, Marty Hart and Lynn Malone, have over two decades of combined legal experience in workers’ compensation and social security disability Ms. Hart and Ms. Malone are always happy to serve as readily-available first points of contact and will be able to assist our clients with most questions and problems. All clients, however, meet personally with Mr. Pigg at the initial consultation and he will stay personally involved on each and every case.


  • Alan W. Pigg, P.C. – Tyler, TX
  • Cowles & Thompson, P.C. – Dallas & Tyler, TX
  • Flahive, Ogden & Latson, P.C. – Austin, TX


  •  Roller coaster enthusiast with over 400 different coasters ridden
  •  Collector of baseball cards & over 100 different sports stadium give-away bobble heads
  •  Happily married to his wife of 24 years with two wonderful children
Areas of Law
  • Social Security Disability
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Administrative
  • Trial Practice
Admission Details
  • Admitted in 1995, Texas
  • 1997, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • 1998, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
Law School Attended
  • University of Texas at Austin, School of Law, Class of 1995, J.D.
University Attended
  • Stephen F. Austin State University, Class of 1991, B.B.A. cum laude
Associations & Memberships
  • Dallas and Smith County Bar Associations
  • Smith County Lawyers Association
  •  Board Certified in Workers' Compensation Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 2004