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Allie Akre is a shareholder with the firm and a former Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals clerk who represents government clients in complex administrative and appellate matters.

Alexandra "Allie" Akre, a shareholder with the firm, is a former Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals clerk who spends her time handling litigation, administrative, and appellate matters. Her practice focuses on representing government clients on matters that encompass complex issues uniquely affecting public entities. Allie has assisted with a variety of cases including complex breach of contract actions, bid protests, public records litigation, and employment defense.

  • Reached favorable settlement on behalf of public entity in complex breach of contract action.
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of public entity in declaratory judgment action, and successfully defended judgment on appeal.
  • Received favorable opinion on appeal on critical procedural matter.
  • Successfully defended multi-million-dollar government procurement award.
  • Represented local school district in various employment, civil rights, and tort actions.


  • Florida State University College of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2016
    • Order of the Coif, Florida State University, 2016
  • University of Florida, B.A., cum laude, 2013

Bar Admissions

  • State of Florida
  • Northern District of Florida
  • Middle District of Florida
  • Southern District of Florida
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • Tallahassee Women Lawyers, Board Member
  • The First District Appellate American Inn of Court, Member
  • Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee, Member
  • Tallahassee Bar Association, Member
  • Florida Government Bar Association, Member
  • Florida Trend’s Legal Elite Up & Comers – Civil Trial, 2021
  • The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch - Administrative/Regulatory Law and Commercial Litigation, 2023 - Present
  • First Amendment Considerations for Public School Employees and Students, presented to the Florida School Board Attorneys Association, August 2018

“The Administrative Process and Constitutional Principles,” Florida Administrative Practice Manual (13th Edition, The Florida Bar, 2021)

“Administrative Appeals,” Florida Appellate Practice Manual (12th Edition, The Florida Bar, 2022)