Best Law Firms Rankings

Akerman LLP

35 National Rankings & 148 Metro Rankings | Website

Client Comments

All client comments represent the opinions of the people who provide 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.

Financial Services Regulation Law

Akerman has extensive experience in mortgage banking-related regulatory work, including attorneys with substantial prior in-house experience at major banks and federal regulators. They are very responsive, sensitive to our timing and cost requirements, and always demonstrate integrity. I would highly recommend Akerman.

Mallory J. Garner PennyMac Loan Services, LLC

Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law

The Akerman attorneys do an excellent job managing contested foreclosure actions throughout the country. They are extremely knowledgeable about applicable state laws, they are aggressive in defending us while still remaining civil with opposing parties, they are cost-effective, extremely responsive, and they achieve very positive results on a consistent basis. I would highly recommend them for this area of work.

Mallory J. Garner PennyMac Loan Services, LLC

Litigation - Labor & Employment

Akerman and its Labor and Employment lawyers are exceptionally competent and responsive. They are always willing to help think through strategies and options.

Corporate Law

I had a good experience working with the Akerman team. They always are available, and they know how to work with transnational companies, so they a have a complete experience and expertise to give to the companies.

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Akerman provided very good knowledge and excellent communication throughout the process.

Barry Barron Buffet Partners Holding Co., LLC

Financial Services Regulation Law

The work done by Akerman is consistently excellent.

Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law

I have worked with hundreds of law firms through the years, and I cannot speak highly enough of the quality, responsiveness and results of all of Akerman's mortgage banking offices. The key to the uniformly high achievement of these offices can be traced to the organizational strength and innate legal skills of its national lead partner, William Heller.

Appellate Practice

The attorneys at Akerman have superb appellate expertise and achieved incredible and successful results over the 16 years that the firm represented the city of Hialeah when I was city attorney. The attorneys were responsive, gave sage advice and wrote appellate briefs in a cogent, readable style that also was firmly based on excellent legal authority and reasoning.

William Grodnick Former Hialeah, FL City Attorney

Real Estate Law

I have found the CRE team at Akerman very knowledgeable with in depth expertise in financing and leasing. They are a pleasure to work with and have a good understanding of the LEAL and business concepts that our firm is focused on.

Litigation - Environmental

Akerman is best in class.

Mary Anne Gilmartin Forest City Ratner Companies, LLC

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

We have worked with Akerman on some novel health benefit issues. We have found their work to be very creative in helping us reach solutions. In particular, they have been able to take our company culture into account and not only helped us to identify technically correct approaches, but more importantly, helped us identify the approach that is right for us.

Carmen Johnson JM Family Enterprises, Inc.

Tax Law

The tax team at Akerman is first-notch. They are smart, understand the law, and think creatively to solve problems. I find the individuals I've worked with there to be very likeable, as well.

Banking and Finance Law

Akerman has provided excellent representation for well over 20 years on many complex credit facilities.

Chris Branden Huizenga Holdings, Inc.

Real Estate Law

I receive excellent and well-priced service with Akerman. They use their associates and paralegals whenever they can to manage costs, but I still get what I need from the partners at the firm.

Litigation - Environmental

Richard Leland successfully handled two very important lawsuits on behalf of the library. He was creative and efficient in his approach. Importantly, since we have many stakeholders, he was sensitive to how he dealt with each of them. I would definitely engage him again.

Real Estate Law

Akerman has been a pleasure to work with. Specifically, I worked with John Wood and Stacy Anagnostopoulos on a number of large and small retail lease matters and was very satisfied with their knowledge, professionalism, responsiveness and efficiency. I would highly recommend them to my peers!

TR Gregory Goldstein Planting Investments

Patent Law

I have used Akerman trademark and patent law firm for many, many years with outstanding results handling legal issues locally and abroad in other markets. It is a tremendous asset to have such an experienced group such as Akerman especially Mark Passler and his team. I'm very appreciative of the way Mark has managed to balance our legal counsel costs against effectively managing our issues for fair and reasonable cost solutions.

Timothy Gomez Dixon Ticonderoga

Appellate Practice

The Akerman team has become our in-depth legal representative. They are strategic, knowledgeable, and insightful; no decision is made without them.

Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Akerman has talented, creative and dedicated lawyers. They are very proficient in getting deals done and overcoming obstacles.

Steven D. Rubin

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

Akerman's private funds practice has been exceptionally responsive and uniquely competent. While the transactional work is second to none, their expertise span beyond the documentation of deals into the underlying risks and economics. As such, they have been more than 'counsel' to our fund. They have proven to be partners.

Stephen McMullin Brickell Key Asset Management

Banking and Finance Law

Bill Arnhols of Akerman is an excellent lawyer, very knowledgeable and a pleasure to work with.

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Akerman is very professional in their dealings with clients. My main contact was Tamara Malvin and her work product was outstanding.

Labor Law - Management

Tom Mandler of Akerman is the best for us in labor and general corporate law.

Scott Bening MonoSol, LLC

Commercial Litigation

Akerman has an excellent team! They are very well prepared, and really care about their clients.

Tax Law

Akerman has a good knowledge of state and local tax law across multiple jurisdictions. They provide excellent representation in front of tax authorities and are a really good value too.

Patent Law

Akerman has been an exceptional company to work with. They take the time to understand our needs and give us cost effective options to move forward.

Copyright Law

Ross Charap of Akerman has been outside counsel to BMG for the last five or more years. He is simply outstanding and at the top of his field.

Oil & Gas Law

Brit Brown, Martin Beirne, James Rogers, and Ben Escobar of Akerman are extremely talented and bring a common sense approach along with their legal specialties to every situation to help their clients make informed decision.

Kelly McClelland Offshore Inspection Group

Energy Law

Akerman is an excellent firm and team! I cannot say enough about what they bring to the table and watching out for our interest. Their knowledge of the Oil and Gas industry sets them apart from other law firms.

Kelly McClelland Offshore Inspection Group

Real Estate Law

Akerman has an excellent real estate department.