Alex R. Figares
Alex R. Figares was a member of the firm’s litigation team from 2004 to 2011. He left briefly to practice with a large Miami based law firm, where he gained valuable experience litigating high-stakes cases throughout the country. He returned to the firm’s litigation team, where he focuses his practice on complex matters. Alex has a broad complex commercial litigation practice, with experience in multi-million dollar jury and non-jury trials. He has represented clients in both state and federal courts, and before arbitration panels (including international arbitration). Among other civil matters, he has litigated in the areas of trust and probate, commercial landlord-tenant, disputes among shareholders, partners, and professionals, and in a wide range of real estate matters. Alex has extensive experience in all aspects of construction matters and litigation. He has represented owners, developers, contractors, subcontractors, architects, and engineers, advising, negotiating, and preparing all types of construction contracts. He also litigates issues that arise from these contracts, including construction defect, surety, and lien law claims.
Awards and Recognition
- Named a Business Litigation "Rising Star" in Super Lawyers magazine by Law and Politics Media, Inc. (2010-2015)
- The Florida Bar
- Collier County Bar Association
- Adjunct Professor of Business, Lutgert College of Business, Florida Gulf Coast University