Attorney at Law

Sharon C. Britton

320 W. Kennedy Blvd.
4th Floor
Tampa, FL 33606
Phone: 813-221-1331 Fax: 813-223-7881

Overview And Experience

Sharon Carlstedt Britton is a Partner at Alvarez, Thompson, & Smoak, P.A. Her practice is focused on litigation.

Ms. Carlstedt Britton received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the American University in Washington, D.C. in 1989, and her Juris Doctorate from Georgetown University Law Center in 1992, graduating both with high honors. In law school, Ms. Carlstedt Britton was a member of the Juvenile Justice Clinic and the Law and Policy in International Business Law Journal.

Ms. Carlstedt Britton has been litigating complex matters for nearly 30 years, first in New York and then in Florida. She has successfully tried multiple cases and has represented a wide variety of clients in areas including general commercial, healthcare, insurance, contract, construction, intellectual property, and securities litigation.

Ms. Carlstedt Britton was born in New Jersey, and raised in Tampa, attending the Academy of the Holy Names High School. She has taught Business Law and Social Responsibility as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Tampa and holds a Florida real estate license. Ms. Carlstedt Britton is also an abstract painter and a speaker.

Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Trucking & Transportation


  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1992, cum laude
  • The American University, 1989, magna cum laude


  • Florida, 2005
  • New York State Bar
  • United States District Courts for the Southern District of Florida
  • United States District Courts for the Middle District of Florida
  • United States District Courts for the Northern District of Florida
  • United States District Courts Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Courts Southern District of New York


  • Tampa Bay Business and Culture for the Arts, Executive Vice President (2019-2020)
  • Selected for Best Lawyers in America 2021 for Commercial Litigation
  • Co-author, “Developments in U.S. Copyright Law Arising from Internet Music Cases,” Bright Ideas. A publication of the New York State Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Law Section, Winter 2001
  • Co-creator and co-host, “Women In Intellectual Property.” A new annual CLE program of the New York State Bar Association’s Intellectual Property Law Section held in June 2003 at Thelen Reid & Priest’s offices in New York City
  • “The MP3 and Napster Cases: What Have They Done to Copyright Law?” New York State Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section Fall Meeting, Lake George, October 12, 2002. General Copyright Law, New York State Bar Association, CLE Bridging-the-Gap Intellectual Property Program, New York, May 19, 200