Alyssa L. Cory is a Partner in the Tampa office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where she is a member of the Appellate Practice Group.

Alyssa handles appeals and civil litigation support in a variety of cases in federal and state courts. Her practice covers complex commercial and business appeals, including appeals in all five Florida District Courts of Appeal, the Florida Supreme Court, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. She assists clients with trial preservation, and developing and framing key legal arguments.

She currently serves on The Florida Bar Appellate Court Rules Committee, and brings a wealth of knowledge to her appellate practice from her previous experience as a staff attorney for judges on both the Florida Supreme Court (Honorable Ricky Polston) and Florida’s First District Court of Appeal (Honorable Thomas D. Winokur).



  • Stetson University College of Law, J.D., 2015
    • Stetson Law Review, Associate and Digest Writer
    • Moot Court Board
      • National Octofinalist, and Region V Winner and Best Brief Award, New York City Bar Association National Moot Court Competition
      • Southern Regional Semifinalist, Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition
    • William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award
  • University of Florida, B.A., Political Science, cum laude, 2012
    • Alpha Chi Omega

Bar Admissions

  • Florida

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Professional and Civic

  • The Florida Bar Appellate Practice Section
    • Appellate Court Rules Committee (2022-present)
  • Tampa Bay Lawyers Chapter of the Federalist Society (2019-present)
    • Vice President (2021-present)
  • Tampa Connection Class of 2023
  • H. Ferguson - M.E. White American Inn of Court
  • Junior League of Tampa
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association

News & Insights

News & Speaking Engagements


  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, Appellate Practice, 2021-2024

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