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Alex M. Sarsfield

Alex M. Sarsfield

Direct Dial: (813) 418-3823
Fax: (813) 229-3502

Professional Involvement
Publications & Speaking

Alex Sarsfield joined Paskert Divers Thompson in 2019 and practices in the area of complex commercial litigation, with concentrations in construction defect claims and suretyship law.  Before joining the firm, Alex practiced at a well-respected Tampa law firm where he handled various litigation matters in state and federal court.  While in law school, Alex served as President of the FSU Law Moot Court Team and Executive Editor of the FSU Law Business Review.  Prior to law school, Alex graduated from the University of South Florida, and taught high school social studies in Tampa.

Alex sits on the Board of Directors for Bay Area Legal Services, through which he donates his time as a pro bono attorney. Alex is also a Member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association Bar Leadership Institute Class of 2022, and is a Big Brother with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tampa Bay.

Practice Areas 

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Construction

Admitted to Practice

  • Florida


  • Florida State University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2017
    • Dean's List
    • Law School Ambassador
    • Moot Court Team, President
    • Best Brief Award, 2016, Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition
    • John Barretto Memorial Award, 2016, Moot Court Team
    • Outstanding Subciter Award, 2016, Journal of Transnational Law & Policy
    • Book Awards – Comparative Constitutional Law; Judicial Perspectives
    • Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award, 2017, FSU College of Law
    • Graduate Fellow’s Society, Member
  • University of South Florida, B.S., cum laude, 2011
    • Dean's List
    • Nominated for Graduation with Distinction Award 

Professional, Trade, and Philanthropic Affiliations

  • Bay Area Legal Services, Board of Directors
  • American Bar Association
    • Tort and Insurance Practice Section
  • The Florida Bar
    • Young Lawyers Division
  • Trial Lawyers Section
  • The Hillsborough County Bar Association

    • Co-Chair, Construction Law Section 
    • Bar Leadership Institute, Class of 2022
    • Articles Committee Chair (2021-2023)
  • Clifford J. Cheatwood American Inn of Court

Selected Honors & Recognitions

  • Pro Bono Recognition, 2022 13th Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Awards Ceremony

Selected Publications

  • Co-Author, For Whom the Clock Tolls: The Supreme Court Holds Supplemental Jurisdiction Suspends Statute of Limitations, The Checkoff, The Florida Bar Labor & Employment Section (June 2018).
  • Author, Legitimizing the Modern American Democracy Through “Fourth-Branch” Institutions, Transnat’l L. & Pol’y 125 (2017).