Marcia T. Dunn, Esq.

Alexis Sophia Read

  • Of Counsel

66 West Flagler Street
Suite 400
Miami, FL 33130

Alexis S. Read is Of Counsel to the firm and concentrates her practice on bankruptcy, commercial litigation and real estate. She regularly represents trustees, creditors, lenders, investors, developers and distressed asset purchasers in all phases of litigation and general corporate matters. Alexis has extensive experience at the trial and appellate levels, and is responsible for handling the firm's complex contested matters involving commercial fraud, securities fraud, and shareholder and partnership disputes.

Alexis also provides representation in connection with a wide variety of commercial transactions involving the acquisition, disposition, planning and financing of real estate. She has significant experience in joint ventures, capital investments, risk assessment, interim and permanent financing (recourse and non-recourse), corporate governance, securities matters, and real estate related dispute resolution.

Alexis is from West Palm Beach, Florida. She earned a B.S. in Political Science and a B.A. in English Literature, with honors, from Florida State University in 2008. She received her Juris Doctor degree from Nova Southeastern University in 2011.

Practice Areas

  • Bankruptcy
  • Creditors’ Rights
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Corporate & Transactional
  • Trademark & Intellectual Property
  • Shareholder Derivative & Business Divorce Litigation
  • Appeals

Honors

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2016 - 2021

Classes & Seminars

  • UM Bankruptcy Skills Workshop, 2016

Education

  • Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
    • Juris Doctor - 2011
  • Florida State University
    • B.A. - 2008
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: English Literature
  • Florida State University
    • B.S.
    • Major: Political Science

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida, 2014
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 2012
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Florida, 2014
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Middle District of Florida, 2012
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Florida, 2012
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2014

Representative Cases

  • Foster v. Bank of Am., N.A., 215 So. 3d 158 (Fla. 3d DCA 2017)
  • Kauffman v. Duran, 165 So. 3d 805 (Fla. 3d DCA 2015)

Professional Associations

  • Bankruptcy Bar Association, Southern District of Florida
  • International Women's Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC)