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Adam Lawton Alpert

Shareholder, Practice Group Leader
Board Certified in Business Bankruptcy Law
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1801 North Highland Ave
Tampa, Florida 33602
T: 813.204.6466
F: 813.223.9620

Adam Lawton Alpert is committed to helping his clients identify solutions to an array of complex business problems. Mr. Alpert’s diverse practice includes out-of-court transactional matters, as well as all aspects of insolvency litigation and transactions. He regularly represents debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, and trustees in Chapter 11 reorganizations and Chapter 7 liquidations. Mr. Alpert also handles a myriad of complex business transactions, with particular emphasis on real estate acquisitions and sales, commercial leasing, and the acquisition of distressed assets in bankruptcy. Mr. Alpert brings an invaluable perspective to bankruptcy and commercial litigation, as he uses his significant experience as a transactional attorney to help clients navigate the challenges of litigating and resolving business disputes. Mr. Alpert is also an authorized title agent for Old Republic National Title Insurance Company, First American Title Insurance Company, and Title Resources Group.

Throughout his career, Mr. Alpert has been actively involved in leadership roles at Bush Ross and in the community. Mr. Alpert served as a member of the Firm’s executive committee, and Mr. Alpert is currently the Chair of the firm’s Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights practice group. Mr. Alpert is Board Certified in Business Bankruptcy Law by the American Board of Certification, accredited by The Florida Bar. Mr. Alpert is also a former President and Chair of the Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association and served on its board of directors from 2007-2017. Mr. Alpert has been recognized for his bankruptcy and restructuring practice in Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America, Florida Trend's Legal Elite, and Florida Super Lawyers. Mr. Alpert is also a Master in the Ferguson-White Inn of Court. Mr. Alpert is a member of the 2010 Class of Leadership Tampa and is a 2006 graduate of Tampa Connection.

Professional & Community Affiliations

American Bankruptcy Institute

  • Member
  • Contributor to the American Bankruptcy Institute Journal

Tampa Bay Bankruptcy Bar Association

  • Past President and Past Chair of Board of Directors, Member
  • Contributor to the Association’s newsletter, The Cramdown

Ferguson White Inn of Court, Master

Honors & Recognitions

Recognized by Best Lawyers in America for bankruptcy litigation 2018-2021

Recognized practitioner in bankruptcy and restructuring in Chambers USA 2017-2021

Recognized as a Florida Super Lawyer in business bankruptcy by Florida Super Lawyers magazine 2018-2021

Recognized as Florida's "Legal Elite" in bankruptcy and workouts by Florida Trend magazine 2017

Recognized as a "Rising Star" in business bankruptcy by Florida Super Lawyers magazine 2009-2017

Recognized for bankruptcy litigation in Best Lawyers in America® 2018-2021

AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated, by Martindale-Hubbell®

Personal

Mr. Alpert was born in Detroit, Michigan and raised in Miami, Florida.

Clerkships

Judicial intern to the Honorable A. Jay Cristol, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of Florida

Judicial intern to Justice Peggy A. Quince of the Florida Supreme Court

Education

University of Florida, J.D., with honors, 2000

  • Justice Campbell Thornal Moot Court Board

University of Florida, Fisher School of Accounting, B.S., 1997

Bar and Court Admissions

Florida

United States District Court for the Middle, Northern and Southern Districts of Florida

United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit