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Adam Lawton Alpert

Shareholder, Co-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’s practice focuses on the representation of debtors, secured and unsecured creditors, and trustees in Chapter 11 reorganizations and Chapter 7 liquidations.  Mr. Alpert is Board Certified in Business Bankruptcy Law by the American Board of Certification, accredited by The Florida Bar.  Mr. Alpert regularly represents distressed companies, unsecured creditors' committees, and purchasers of assets in all aspects of bankruptcy.  Mr. Alpert's practice also includes handling stock/asset purchase transactions and other corporate transactions involving distressed companies and assets.  Mr. Alpert is 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.

In addition, Mr. Alpert represents horse and stable owners in all aspects of the negotiation and drafting of equine corporate and transactional agreements, including the formation and operation of racing stables and syndicates and the purchase and sale of equine interests and breeding rights.

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, Barrister

Honors & Recognitions

Recognized by Best Lawyers in America for bankruptcy litigation, 2019

Recognized practitioner in bankruptcy and restructuring in Chambers USA 2017

Recognized as a Florida Super Lawyer in business bankruptcy by Florida Super Lawyers magazine, 2018, 2019

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, 2017

Recognized for bankruptcy litigation in Best Lawyers in America® 2018 

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