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Adam Topel is Of Counsel in Butler’s Tampa office, practicing in appellate matters.

Adam received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law. Prior to joining Butler, he clerked for United States District Court Judge Joan A. Lenard and worked for a financial services law firm in Miami.

Adam is the Publications Vice-Chair for the ABA-TIPS Appellate Advocacy Committee.


  • Florida


  • Washington University School of Law
    Juris Doctorate
  • Brown University
    Bachelor of Arts


  • ABA-TIPS Appellate Advocacy Committee Publications Vice-Chair


  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit


Florida Federal District Court: Florida Law Governs Property Insurance Disputes Involving Florida Real Property Owned by Florida Citizens

Bucking a general consensus that had emerged over the last decade, a South Florida federal district court ruled recently that Florida law would govern a property insurance dispute involving Florida real property, even though the insurance contract at issue wasn’t formed in Florida.  See Commodore Plaza Condo. Ass’n, Inc. v. Evanston Ins. Co., No. 21-CV-24328, 2022 WL 3139106, at *6 (S.D. Fla....

Adam Topel