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Adam Lawton Alpert

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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 substantial out-of-court transactional matters, as well as all aspects of insolvency litigation and transactions. Mr. Alpert handles a myriad of complex business transactions, with particular emphasis on real estate acquisitions and sales, commercial leasing, and the acquisition and divestiture of distressed assets. Mr. Alpert is an authorized title agent for Old Republic National Title Insurance Company, First American Title Insurance Company, Fidelity National Title Group, and Title Resources Group.

Mr. Alpert also regularly represents debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, and trustees in Chapter 11 reorganizations and Chapter 7 liquidations. He 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 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.

Throughout his career, Mr. Alpert has been actively involved in leadership roles at Bush Ross and in the community. Mr. Alpert served on the Firm’s executive committee and is past Chair of the firm’s Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights practice group. 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 is also a Master in the Ferguson-White Inn of Court. Mr. Alpert was in 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 in Best Lawyers in America® since 2018
   • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights /Insolvency and Reorganization Law
   • Litigation - Bankruptcy

Recognized practitioner in bankruptcy and restructuring in Chambers USA (2017-2024)

Recognized as a Florida Super Lawyer in business bankruptcy by Florida Super Lawyers Magazine (2018-2024)

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

Recognized as Florida's "Legal Elite" in bankruptcy and workouts by Florida Trend Magazine (2019)

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


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


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


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


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

United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit