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Akerman LLP

34 National Rankings & 175 Metro Rankings  |  Client Confirmed  |  Website

Client Comments

All client comments represent the opinions of the people who provided them. All potential clients are urged to remember that no two cases are ever completely alike and that the result in one case does not guarantee a similar result in another case.

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Akerman has provided excellent legal support and guidance in a number of our transactions. Their partners and staff are very responsive and proactive.

Andrew Marolda The Beekman Group

Franchise Law

National experts in Franchise law. We have in-house counsel but use Akerman for complex issues.

Joe Assell GolfTEC Enterprises, LLC

Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law

Carl Roston and Jed Freeland of Akerman are the best!

Leisure and Hospitality Law

Of the several lawyers I deal with on any given... Tamara Malvin is the brightest, kindest, and most thorough.

Isadore Havenick West Flagler Associates dba Magic City

Financial Services Regulation Law

Akerman's national financial services team is an incredibly dedicated, hard-working group of experts who provide cost-effective services for the high-quality services they provide to their clients, and they are a pleasure to work with!

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Akerman provides excellent representation in all aspects of mergers and acquisitions law.

Securities / Capital Markets Law

Odyssey Marine Exploration have worked with Akerman Partner David Doney for over 20 years. The duration of this relationship speaks volumes about the quality of service, expertise and extraordinary value that Mr. Doney and Akerman have delivered to us!

Mark Gordon Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc.


Excellent attorneys with deep understanding and experience.

Jeffrey Horstmyer Neuroscience Centers of Florida Foundation, Inc.

Litigation - Labor & Employment

This is my go to group for anything related to Labor and Employment. The provide nothing but the highest value legal services in this area.

Craig Bloom PM Pediatrics

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Akerman is our go to law firm for cases of first impression. When there is a case which presents a fact pattern we have not come across, my first call is to Ryan Roman at Akerman to strategize.

Joshua Forman GlobeNet Cabos Submarinos S.A.

Health Care Law

I have been a client of Ackerman for 20 years and use them in a variety of situations for personal as well as professional legal matters. Whether it is for setting up trusts, engineering partnerships, or selling a business, their attorneys have been trusted guides and partners in these complex processes. They have represented us with experience and confidence, and I would recommend them to friends and family without hesitation.


Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law

Akerman and Carl Roston and his team in particular have been unbelievable to work with. They are responsive and have been a joy to work with.


Brian Miller and Samantha Cavanaugh of Akerman are terrific and experts at handling the mediation process.

Employment Law - Management

This is my go to group for anything related to Labor and Employment. The provide nothing but the highest value legal services in this area.

Craig Bloom PM Pediatrics

Franchise Law

Working with Dale Cohen of Akerman on franchise and other brand-related matters has been a great experience. I highly recommend her.

Securities / Capital Markets Law


Mitch Yelen Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc.

Venture Capital Law

Incredibly responsive with great expertise in all facets of venture capital. Very efficient and cost effective.

Alex Tellez Ocean Azul Partners, LLC

Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

My experience thus far with Akerman has been nothing but excellent! Kirk has been the consummate professional throughout this entire process thus far and has done an outstanding job representing us.

Franchise Law

Akerman truly feel like partners in our business. Their expertise in franchising, responsiveness and dedication really make them stand out. We look forward to continually working with them.

Environmental Law

Akerman is excellent in all aspects. Silvia Alderman is an outstanding lawyer who is always responsive, knowledgeable and cost-effective.


Martin Dix is knowledgeable, very responsive, pleasant, and his advice and explanations are easy to understand . Company executives appreciative that advice takes into account the business as well as the legal aspects of a situation.

Cathy Bellehumeur AnovoRx Distribution LLC

Franchise Law

Warren Lewis is a true expert and thought leader in the field. He not only has an understanding of the legal issues, but also has an appreciation for the business goals and sensitivities. We think of him as a business partner.

Charlene York Worldwide Express

Franchise Law

I have worked with Warren Lewis of Akerman for about six years now with two different employers. He is always extremely responsive and provides sound and practical legal advice when novel franchise law issues arise. He is an excellent partner to have on our side.

Securities / Capital Markets Law

Carl Roston and Jonathon Awner run a highly successful PE/ IB event that we recently attended. David Doney is a great legal M&A resource in Tampa. Nate Balint and Jed Freeland are great to work with and excellent M&A attorneys based in the Orlando market. The Akerman business law group is highly professional and experienced with top M&A legal minds!

John Hill Hyde Park Capital

International Arbitration - Commercial

Akerman's international arbitration team is second to none. They have a vast knowledge of the field, great connections throughout Latin America and are very professional.

Manuel Gomez FIU

Land Use & Zoning Law

Akerman's attorneys are highly knowledgeable and always responsive to inquiries on detailed nuances of zoning law.

Bet-the-Company Litigation

Outstandong trial attorneys Marsh and King

Joseph Ortego Nixon Peabody

International Arbitration - Commercial

Have had the experience to work as co-counsel with the detail and client-oriented Akerman international arbitration team. We have handled together international commercial arbitration proceedings not only involving Latin American multi-millionaire companies, but also sovereigns and State entities. The outcomes have always been favorable to the client, not only as respondents, but also as claimants. The team is knowledgeable not only in common law, but also in civil law systems. And, most importantly, besides understanding the law, the team also understands the international culture of its clients thus providing solutions that are convenient in multiple jurisdictions at a time.

Alejandro Chevalier Morgan y Morgan Legal

Real Estate Law

Theresa McLaughlin, who is our real estate attorney at Akerman, writes excellent leases, understands the law in all aspects, follows up timely, and offers excellent strategies and suggestions.

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