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Overview

Abbye E. Alexander is a partner in the firm’s Orlando office and Chair of the firm’s Managed Care Practice Group. She focuses her practice on issues affecting national and local businesses in various practice areas including civil litigation, torts and complex business litigation. Ms. Alexander also handles various types of insurance defense to include high exposure automobile negligence, and premises and general liability. In addition, she handles intentional and negligent torts, and labor and employment matters, including claims of negligent hiring and retention, retaliation and discrimination in state and federal court.

Ms. Alexander’s clients include a wide range of automotive dealerships, national restaurant chains, health care professionals, organizations and facilities, including long-term care facilities, assisted living facilities, rehabilitation centers and doctors in various practices. She regularly represents these clients in business disputes involving various areas of their businesses to include professional licensing, labor and employment, contract disputes, trade secrets and non-compete litigation, workers compensation claims, insurance defense, fraud and unfair trade practice claims, landlord-tenant and other real estate disputes and torts.

An accomplished trial lawyer, Ms. Alexander has over 16 years of experience representing clients in complex business disputes at all stages of litigation, including numerous bench and jury trials in state and federal courts. Prior to entering private practice, Ms. Alexander began her career as a public defender, where she led three jury trials in her first seven months on the job.

When not representing clients, Ms. Alexander is active in her community of Medical City, a Lake Nona planned community that features some of the area’s leading medical research facilities to include serving on the board of directors of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Florida.

Admissions

  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court
    • Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court
    • Middle District of Florida

Education

  • University of Miami School of Law – J.D.
  • Arcadia University – B.A.

Professional Memberships

  • The Florida Bar
  • ATHENA – NextGen Participant 
  • American Heart Association, Central Florida Executive Leadership Team Go Red for Women – Open Your Heart Chair 2015
  • East Orlando Chamber of Commerce – Board of Directors, 20142016
  • JFGO (Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando) – Board of Directors, 2016-Present
  • Lake Nona Area Business Council – Former Co-Chair
  • Leadership Winter Park – Graduating Member
  • Leadership Orlando – Class 86
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Florida – Board of Directors, 2014-Present

Community Involvement

  • Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Florida – Board of Directors, 2014-Present
  • JFGO (Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando) – Board of Directors, 2016-2018
  • East Orlando Chamber of Commerce – Board of Directors, 20142016
  • American Heart Association, Central Florida Executive Leadership Team Go Red for Women – Open Your Heart Chair 2015
  • Nemours Children’s Hospital – Organizer, American Girl Fashion Show™ 2015
  • ATHENA – NextGen Participant 
  • Lake Nona Area Business Council – Former Co-Chair
  • Leadership Winter Park – Graduating Member
  • Leadership Orlando – Class 86

Speaking Engagements

  • PLUS Mid-Atlantic Seminar (December 2019, Philadelphia) – Panel Moderator, Allied Healthcare and Lawyers’ Professional Liability Insurance Underwriting and Claim Trends
Super Lawyers Martindale Hubbel AV Preeminent Law 360