Stephanie Alexander, a director with Tripp Scott, is an experienced litigator who has successfully handled many high-profile appeals at the state and federal levels. She focuses her practice on civil and appellate litigation, and has argued numerous cases in the Florida Supreme Court.
More specifically, Alexander recently represented the healthcare industry before the Florida Supreme Court and has been involved in several other important industry-wide healthcare cases. She also interfaces regularly with Florida regulators on health care issues. In connection with her extensive healthcare experience, she has also represented several clients in Florida’s burgeoning medical marijuana industry and regularly writes articles about the proposed changes in Florida medical marijuana law. To keep updated on changes in Florida medical marijuana law, go to the Florida Medical Marijuana Blog at buyflmarijuana.com.
Alexander also practices in the education area, having handled charter school appeals all the way from the school board level through to appeal. She also routinely negotiates charter contracts, works with state education regulators, and provides regular input into pending charter school legislation and regulation.
Alexander was an adjunct law professor at Nova Southeastern University School of Law for a number of years, where she taught trial and appellate advocacy to upper-level law students. She has also taught at the University of Miami.
After law school, Alexander clerked for the Honorable Richard D. Cudahy on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit in Chicago, Illinois.
Alexander holds a law degree with honors from University of Chicago Law School, where she was a published editor of the Law Review. She also won the Joseph Henry Beale Prize for excellence in first-year research and writing. She holds a bachelor’s degree in politics, economics, rhetoric and law from the University of Chicago. Her college honors thesis at the University of Chicago won the Harold E. Goettler Political Institutions Prize.
Alexander is also a crypto-currency enthusiast and recently authored the article “How Bitcoin Will Bring About A Legal Practice Revolution” published in the Law360 legal magazine. She has lectured internationally on the topic of cryptocurrencies and has also given talks to various state financial regulators on such matters.