Title: Corporate / Business Litigation

Firm Overview

 

 

Akerman LLP is a leading transactions and trial law firm known for its core strengths in middle market M&A, within the financial services and real estate industries, and for a diverse Latin America practice. With more than 600 lawyers and government affairs professionals and a network of 20 offices, it is ranked among the top 100 law firms in the United States by The National Law Journal NLJ 350 (2013). Akerman also is ranked among the top 50 law firms for diversity in The American Lawyer's Diversity Scorecard (2013). We are intensely focused on innovating pragmatic, customized solutions to our clients’ most complex legal challenges.

Our team is recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers (2014) as one of the best law firms in the U.S. in 30 practice areas. Akerman also is ranked among the top 100 law firms in the U.S. for diversity by MultiCultural Law magazine (2012) and recognized as the law firm of the year for diversity – South by Benchmark Litigation (2012).

Akerman is the leading law firm in Florida, having played a major role in many of the state's transformational moments for more than 90 years. We are ranked as the largest law firm in Florida by Florida Trend magazine (2014), with top ranked practice groups serving clients from every major urban center in the state.

 

  • Number of Offices Worldwide: 20
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 600
  • ADA Public Access Compliance & Claims
  • Affordable & Workforce Housing
  • Alcohol Beverage Industry
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate
  • Automotive
  • Banking, Lending & Structured Finance
  • Bankruptcy & Reorganization
  • Bankruptcy Trustees
  • Broker-Dealer
  • Brownfields Redevelopment
  • Business Disputes
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Buyers of Bankruptcy Assets (363 Sales)
  • Chapter 11 Debtors
  • Charitable Planning & Charitable Trusts
  • Class Action Defense
  • Commercial Landlord-Tenant Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Landlord-Tenant Litigation
  • Commercial Mortgage Foreclosures & Receiverships
  • Construction
  • Construction Contract Formation & Administration
  • Construction Liens, Surety Bonds, Performance Guarantees & Insurance Coverage
  • Construction Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Consumer Finance Litigation & Compliance
  • Consumer Protection Class Actions
  • Copyrights
  • Corporate
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Restructuring
  • Corporate Taxation
  • Creditors Committees
  • Cuba
  • Debtor-in-Possession Financing
  • Defective Chinese Drywall Defense
  • Disability, Medical & Other Leaves
  • Dissolution of Marriage
  • Distressed Property
  • Drug & Alcohol Testing
  • E-Discovery & Information Management
  • EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program
  • Economic Development & Incentives
  • Eminent Domain & Property Rights
  • Employee Benefits & ERISA Litigation
  • Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Employee Handbooks, Policies & Forms
  • Employment & Consulting Contracts
  • Employment Counseling & Workplace Claims Prevention
  • Employment Discrimination, Harassment & Retaliation
  • Employment Investigations & Audits
  • Employment Litigation
  • Energy Project Development & Finance
  • Entertainment
  • Environment & Natural Resources
  • Environment & Natural Resources Policy and Regulation
  • Environmental Litigation
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Estate & Family Wealth Planning
  • Executory Contracts
  • Family, Marital & Elder Law
  • Federal Appropriations & Government Funding
  • Federal Disability Policy
  • Federal Tax Litigation & Controversy
  • Fiduciary Advisory Services
  • Financial Institutions Commercial Litigation
  • Florida Land Use & Entitlements
  • Florida Legislative & Executive Lobbying
  • Forest Resources
  • Foundations & Other Tax Exempt Organizations
  • Franchise & Licensing
  • Fund Formation
  • Government Affairs & Public Policy
  • Government Agency Litigation
  • Government Contracts
  • Government, Military & Institutional Construction
  • Green & Sustainable Development
  • Green Energy & Climate Change
  • Health Insurers & Managed Care Organizations
  • Healthcare
  • Healthcare Fraud & Abuse
  • Healthcare Legislation & Government Affairs
  • Healthcare Licensure & Regulatory Compliance
  • Healthcare Litigation
  • Healthcare M&A and Joint Ventures
  • Higher Education Policy & Regulation
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Hospitals & Health Systems
  • Immigration Planning & Compliance
  • Independent Contractor Issues
  • Industrial Leasing & Development
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Insurance Regulation
  • Intellectual Property
  • Intellectual Property Licensing
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Transactions & Due Diligence
  • International
  • International Litigation & Arbitration
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  • International Trade & Customs
  • Internet Law
  • Interstate Land Sales Act
  • Labor & Employment
  • Labor & Employment Training in the Workplace
  • Labor Relations
  • Land Use & Development
  • Land Use Litigation
  • Latin America & the Caribbean
  • Litigation
  • Local Government Advocacy
  • Lodging & Lifestyle
  • Medical Office Buildings
  • Medicare, Medicaid & Third Party Reimbursement
  • Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity
  • Mortgage Warehouse Financing Workouts
  • Native American Affairs & Tribal Governments Regulation
  • New York Land Use & Entitlements
  • Non-Competes & Trade Secrets
  • Office Leasing & Development
  • Pass-Through Taxation
  • Patents
  • Pharmacy, Drugs & Medical Devices
  • Physician Transactions & Health Ventures
  • Planning for Asset Protection
  • Power Generation, Petrochemical & Process Construction
  • Preference & Fraudulent Transfers Litigation Defense
  • Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements
  • Private Equity Litigation
  • Products Liability & Mass Torts
  • Public Finance
  • Public-Private Partnerships
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Acquisitions & Sales
  • Real Estate Financing
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Real Property Tax Planning & Appeals
  • Reductions-in-Force & WARN Act
  • Residential & Multifamily Development
  • Retail Leasing & Development
  • SEC Receiverships
  • Secured Creditors
  • Secured Financing Litigation
  • Securities
  • Securities Litigation
  • Senior Living Facilities
  • Sports
  • State & Local Tax Consulting
  • State & Local Tax Litigation and Controversy
  • State Court Liquidations (ABCs)
  • Tax Accounting
  • Tax Credit Projects in Bankruptcy
  • Tax Legislation
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • Taxation
  • Trade Secrets
  • Trademarks
  • Transportation & Public Infrastructure
  • Transportation Regulation & Policy
  • Travel & Tourism Policy and Regulation
  • Trusts, Estates & Family Services
  • Trusts, Estates & Guardianship Administration
  • Trusts, Estates, Guardianship & Other Fiduciary Litigation
  • Venture Capital
  • Wage & Hour Issues
  • Whistleblower & Retaliation Claims
  • White Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • Wills & Trusts
  • Workouts & Restructuring
  • Workplace Privacy Rights
  • Workplace Safety & OSHA