8201 Peters Road
Suite 1000
Plantation, Florida 33324
Plantation Office

Phone: (954) 315-0268
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Alain E. Boileau


Areas of Practice

Litigation and Appellate Law
Local Government Law

Mr. Boileau is a 1993 graduate of Florida International University with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science, and a 1998 graduate of Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center.  Mr. Boileau joined the Firm in 2023 where he concentrates his practice in the areas of governmental law and litigation.  Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Boileau served as City of Fort Lauderdale City Attorney from September 2018 through February 2023.

Mr. Boileau is an AV-Rated litigation and appellate attorney with over 23 years of substantial experience in state and federal courts representing governmental entities and private parties in diverse areas of the law, including governmental liability defense, police professional liability defense, land use, civil rights, elections, parliamentary procedure, legislation, general liability, prosecution and defense of extraordinary writs, code enforcement, employment discrimination, employment and labor disputes, whistleblower litigation, personal injury, insurance defense, and construction litigation.

Prior Professional Experience

  • City Attorney for the City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, September 2018  to February 2023.
  • Interim City Attorney for the City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, March 2018 to September 2018.
  • Assistant City Attorney III for the City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 2014-2018.
  • CEO/Owner of Alain E. Boileau, P.A., 2011-2014.
  • Partner/Owner of McIntosh Schwartz, P.L., May 2011 to August 2011.
  • Partner of Yoss LLP / Adorno & Yoss, LLP / Adorno & Zeder, P.A., 2005-2011.
  • Associate Attorney for Adorno & Yoss LLP / Adorno & Zeder, P.A., 2000-2005.
  • Associate Attorney of Amlong & Amlong, P.A., 1998 to 2000.

Professional, Civic & Community Involvement

  • The Florida Bar, Member.
  • Florida Municipal Attorneys Association.
  • Broward County Bar Association.


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  • J.D., Nova Southeastern University, Shepard Broad Law Center, 1998.
  • B.A., Florida International University, 1993.