Alexis Fields works in the firm’s Fort Lauderdale office, but her practice takes her all over the State of Florida. Being double board certified in civil trial and appellate practice, Ms. Fields focuses on civil litigation and appeals, primarily in the areas of commercial disputes, consumer class actions, and constitutional rights. She has represented a variety of business entities, as well as individuals, in a broad spectrum of business litigation. Examples of the matters she has handled include commercial contract litigation, securities actions, fraud claims, insurer insolvency, deceptive trade practice, complex business litigation, proceedings supplementary, real estate litigation, tort claims, and various other commercial disputes. Ms. Fields also has also had significant involvement in class action disputes, handling research, legal briefing, and acting as lead appellate counsel.
Ms. Fields has substantial trial experience at both the state and federal level, having successfully defended against multi-million dollar claims and obtaining million dollar judgments for clients. She has also garnered extensive appellate experience, serving as lead appellate counsel in appeals before each of the Florida District Courts of Appeal and in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. She is admitted to practice in all Florida Courts, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Ms. Fields is an active member and has held leadership positions with the Appellate Practice Section of the Florida Bar, Broward County Bench and Bar Committee, the Federal Bar Association, and Appellate Practice Section of the Broward County Bar Association. As a member of the pro bono committee of the Appellate Practice Section of the Florida Bar, she has successfully advocated on behalf of minor children in domestic disputes and works to provide appellate pro bono legal services to those in need. She has also been repeatedly recognized for her outstanding contribution and commitment to providing pro bono services to indigent litigants at the trial level.
As a proud Flying L and longtime South Florida native, she graduated from Fort Lauderdale High School’s Pre-Law Magnet Program; from a young age, she knew she wanted to be an attorney. Ms. Fields earned her undergraduate degree, cum laude, from the University of Florida, majoring in Classical Studies with a minor in English. Following her undergraduate scholarship in Latin and Greek, Ms. Fields taught Latin at a local high school. She went on to earn her Juris Doctor from Florida International University College of Law where she was named a Dean’s List Scholar. While in law school, Ms. Fields also attended Loyola University Chicago School of Law’s Rome program as a visiting student twice, studying directly with Supreme Court Justices Ginsberg and Scalia, respectively.
Her publication, Shifting Requirements for Preservation of Error: Retreat from Reviewability under Kozel v. Ostendorf, can be found in the Florida Bar Journal.