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Alex M. Sarsfield

Alex M. Sarsfield

Associate
Direct Dial: 813-418-3823
Fax: 813-229-3502
asarsfield@pdtlegal.com

Overview
Professional Involvement
Publications & Speaking

Alex Sarsfield joined the firm in 2019, and he practices in the area of complex commercial litigation, with concentrations in construction defect claims and suretyship law.  Before joining Paskert Divers Thompson, 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 he taught high school social studies in Tampa.

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

Practice Areas 

  • Practice Areas
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Construction

Admitted to Practice

  • Florida

Education

  • 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

  • American Bar Association
    • Tort and Insurance Practice Section
  • The Florida Bar
    • Young Lawyers Division
  • Trial Lawyers Section
  • The Hillsborough County Bar Association

  • Clifford J. Cheatwood American Inn of Court

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).