Alexander A. Salinas is an associate in the Miami office who focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation cases. Alexander has represented clients in state and federal trial courts, appellate proceedings, arbitrations and mediations. He has particular experience overseeing discovery and e-discovery matters.

    Prior to joining our team, Alexander practiced as an associate at a small Miami-based law firm where he provided counsel to clients in a broad range of commercial law matters. He also participated in a legal externship for Bacardi-Martini’s in-house counsel and worked as a law clerk for the US Department of Justice’s Attorney’s Office.

    Upon his admittance to the Florida State Bar, Alexander had one of the highest state bar examination scores in Miami-Dade and Monroe counties. In recognition of this, he was chosen to represent and address all newly admitted attorneys at the Third District Court of Appeal's Induction Ceremony of October 2016.

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    • Represented a loan assignee in the successful dismissal of appeal of an order denying motion for remand to state court and in an 11-day trial in federal court.
    • Prevailed on a motion for partial summary judgment in a breach of contract action.
    • Advised an insurance premium company in three separate rounds of financing.
    • Represented a bank in litigation of distressed assets resulting in a favorable restructure.
    • Counseled a bank in proceedings supplementary in collecting a multimillion dollar judgment.
    • Represented an online fulfilment center in gaining the release of its funds from a bank-imposed “freeze”.
    • Advocated for a debtor in the restructure of a commercial loan secured by a shopping center.

    Education

    • University of Miami School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2016
    • Georgetown University, McDonough School of Business, B.S., 2011

    Admissions

    • Florida, 2016
    • U.S. Dist. Ct., S. Dist. of Florida

    Memberships and Affiliations

    • Member, Dade County Bar Association
    • Member, Order of the Coif Honor Society
    • Member, Young Lawyers Division of the Florida Bar Association

    Languages

    • English
    • Spanish
    • Recognized for having one of the highest state bar examination scores at the Third District Court of Appeal’s Induction Ceremony in October of 2016.
    • Recipient of the Bruce J. Winick Award for Academic Excellence in 2015 and 2016.
    • Recipient of the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction’s Excellence for the Future Award in 2016.
    • Recipient of the Dean’s Certificate of Achievement in 2016.
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