Firm Overview

Akerman is a client-driven enterprise, recognized by Financial Times as among the most forward thinking law firms in the industry. We are known for our results in middle market M&A and complex disputes, and for helping clients achieve their most important business objectives in the financial services, real estate, and other dynamic sectors across the United States and Latin America.

We are ranked among the top 100 law firms in the United States, with a reach that extends across the Americas and globally. Assembling a hand-crafted team for every client engagement, we leverage our more than 700 lawyers and business professionals across 24 offices.

In Florida, we are consistently recognized as a market leader. Our firm has played a significant role in many of the state's transformational moments for nearly a century. We are ranked no. 1 in number of lawyers by Florida Trend magazine and distinguished by Chambers USA and other publications for our top ranked practices.

Areas of Practice

Corporate Advise public and private companies, including private equity funds, on M&A, capital market transactions, financings, and other transactional matters, with a strong focus on the middle market.

Real Estate Recognized for substantial experience in complex transactions, development and construction projects, economic development incentives, environmental matters, public-private initiatives and litigation.

Litigation Comprised of trial lawyers in offices throughout the United States. Recognized for experience in civil, criminal, and general commercial litigation, appellate, and international arbitration matters.

Consumer Financial Services Represent banks and non-bank consumer debt originators and servicers in the areas of litigation, compliance, regulatory enforcement, and repurchase and recovery litigation, with an emphasis on investigating and prosecuting origination fraud.

Fraud and Recovery Provide comprehensive fraud management services for clients in the financial services, insurance, healthcare, and retail sectors with a focus on fraud litigation, Ponzi schemes, and corporate theft.

Bankruptcy and Reorganization Serve as counsel or receiver in large bankruptcy filings. Also represent financial institutions and mortgage holders in workouts, and other secured creditors in Chapter 11 reorganizations.

Intellectual Property Represent clients worldwide in all areas of intellectual property law, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and in the Internet.

Healthcare Recognized for experience in regulatory, risk management, and corporate matters. Represent hospitals and health systems, health insurers and managed care organizations, physician practice groups, pharmacy related organizations, and other industry stakeholders.

Labor and Employment Represent employers in every major sector with all aspects of labor relations and employment law compliance and litigation, workplace safety, immigration and non-compete and trade secret issues.

Tax Advise domestic and foreign corporations, individuals, and nonprofit institutions on international, federal, state and local tax issues, including tax planning, audit defense, tax litigation, controversy, and legislation.

Government Affairs and Public Policy Comprised of bi-partisan team of lawyers and public policy advisers experienced in appropriations, transportation, hospitality, healthcare, education, Native American affairs, and local government matters.

Akerman LLP
Three Brickell City Centre
98 Southeast Seventh Street, Suite 1100
Miami, Florida 33131
Tel 1.305.374.5600
Fax 1.305.374.5095

Firm Contacts
Other Offices
  • Akerman LLP

    601 West Fifth Street
    Suite 300
    Los Angeles, California 90071
    Tel. 1.213.688.9500
    Fax 1.213.627.6342
  • Akerman LLP

    1900 Sixteenth Street
    Suite 1700
    Denver, Colorado 80202
    Tel. 1.303.260.7712
    Fax 1.303.260.7714  
  • Akerman LLP

    750 9th Street, N.W.
    Suite 750
    Washington, District of Columbia 20001
    Tel. 1.202.393.6222
    Fax 1.202.393.5959
  • Akerman LLP

    1875 NW Corporate Boulevard
    Suite 275
    Boca Raton, Florida 33431
    Tel. 1.561.862.4000
    Fax 1.561.368.4668
  • Akerman LLP

    350 East Las Olas Boulevard
    Suite 1600
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301-2229
    Tel. 1.954.463.2700
    Fax 1.954.463.2224
  • Akerman LLP

    50 North Laura Street
    Suite 3100
    Jacksonville, Florida 32202-3646
    Tel. 1.904.798.3700
    Fax 1.904.798.3730
  • Akerman LLP

    495 North Keller Road
    Suite 300
    Maitland, Florida 32751
    Tel. 1.407.423.4000
    Fax 1.407.843.6610
  • Akerman LLP

    9128 Strada Place
    Suite 10205
    Naples, Florida 34108
    Tel. 1.239.449.5600
    Fax 1.239.449.5658
  • Akerman LLP

    420 South Orange Avenue
    Suite 1200
    Orlando, Florida 32801-4904
    Tel. 1.407.423.4000
    Fax 1.407.843.6610
  • Akerman LLP

    106 East College Avenue
    12th Floor
    Tallahassee, Florida 32301
    Tel. 1.850.224.9634
    Fax 1.850.222.0103
  • Akerman LLP

    401 East Jackson Street
    Suite 1700
    Tampa, Florida 33602-5250
    Tel. 1.813.223.7333
    Fax 1.813.223.2837
  • Akerman LLP

    777 South Flagler Drive
    Suite 1100 West Tower
    West Palm Beach, Florida 33401
    Tel. 1.561.653.5000
    Fax 1.561.659.6313
  • Akerman LLP

    71 South Wacker Drive, 46th Floor
    Chicago, Illinois 60606
    Tel. 1.312.634.5700
    Fax 1.312.424.1900
  • Akerman LLP

    1160 Town Center Drive
    Suite 330
    Las Vegas, Nevada 89144
    Tel. 1.702.634.5000
    Fax 1.702.380.8572
  • Akerman LLP

    666 Fifth Avenue
    20th Floor
    New York, New York 10103
    Tel. 1.212.880.3800
    Fax 1.212.880.8965
  • Akerman LLP

    2001 Ross Avenue
    Suite 2550
    Dallas, Texas 75201
    Tel. 1.214.720.4300
    Fax 1.214.981.9339
  • Akerman LLP

    1300 Post Oak Boulevard, Suite 2500
    Houston, Texas 77056
    Tel. 1.713.623.0887
    Fax 1.713.960.1527
  • Akerman LLP

    170 South Main Street
    Suite 950
    Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
    Tel. 1.801.907.6900
    Fax 1.801.355.0294
  • Akerman LLP

    8100 Boone Boulevard
    Suite 630
    Tysons Corner, Virginia 22182
    Tel. 1.703.790.8750
    Fax 1.703.448.1801
  • Akerman LLP

    One South Pinckney Street
    Suite 700
    Madison, Wisconsin 53703
    Tel. 1.608.257.5335
    Fax 1.608.257.2029

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