Joshua B. Alper’s primary practice area is complex commercial litigation. He has significant litigation experience in both state and federal courts, representing clients in a wide range of matters. His experience spans the spectrum of disputes that arise in the commercial litigation context, including complex breach of contract cases, malicious prosecution, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, shareholder actions (both direct and derivative), non-compete matters, broker commission cases, class actions, misappropriation of trade secrets, tortious interference, writs of garnishment and replevin, securities litigation, as well as disputes under the Uniform Commercial Code.
Mr. Alper also has significant experience representing secured and unsecured creditors in bankruptcy court in adversary proceedings and contested matters under Chapters 7, 11, and 13 of the Bankruptcy Code. In this connection, he has handled the prosecution and defense of preference and fraudulent transfer actions, and has been involved in contested confirmation hearings.
Mr. Alper is a results-oriented problem solver who is frequently called upon to assist clients in difficult and unique situations, providing assistance to achieve the best outcome. On numerous occasions, Mr. Alper has been named a Florida Super Lawyer “Rising Star,” which recognizes the top 2.5% of lawyers in the State of Florida under the age of 40. He also has been fortunate to be selected by the South Florida Legal Guide as a “Top Up and Comer.” He was nominated by his peers and his credentials were carefully vetted based strictly on merit. Mr. Alper was also selected by Attorney at Law Magazine as a “Rising Star,” and it featured him in an article about legal strategy and practical skills.
He knows what it takes to win and prepares every case with the expectation that it will go to trial. This strategy allows Mr. Alper to position his clients well in all stages of litigation. Mr. Alper constantly thinks outside the box to employ creative trial strategies. He was part of a trial team that obtained a jury verdict in excess of $66 million in damages and interest against one of the nation’s largest financial institutions.
He graduated with honors from the University of Michigan and graduated law school from Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center. During law school, Mr. Alper was a member of the Nova Law Review.