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Akerman LLP is a top 100 U.S. law
firm recognized by Financial Times as among the most forward thinking
firms in the industry. Its more than 650 lawyers and business professionals
collaborate with the world's most successful enterprises and entrepreneurs to
navigate change, seize opportunities, and overcome barriers to innovation and
growth. Akerman is known for its 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.
Corporate: Leading corporate, M&A, private equity, securities/capital markets, and securities regulation team. Advise public and private companies, including private equity funds, on M&A, securities offerings, financings and other transactional matters, with a strong focus on the middle market.
Litigation: Trial lawyers in offices throughout the U.S. with vast experience in commercial litigation and international arbitration.
Real Estate: Substantial experience in complex transactions, development and construction projects, economic development incentives, environmental matters, public-private initiatives, and litigation.
Tax: Represents financial services companies, national retailers, and technology and software companies in state and local tax planning, controversy, legislation, audit defense, and litigation.
Fraud & Recovery: Provide comprehensive fraud management services for clients in the financial services, insurance, healthcare, and retail industries with a focus on fraud litigation, Ponzi schemes, and corporate theft.
Bankruptcy & Reorganization: Team of bankruptcy, creditors' rights, and reorganization lawyers with particular strength in representing financial institutions as well as experience in SEC matters, including Ponzi scheme cases.
Intellectual Property: Deep industry experience with intellectual property matters involving biomedical devices, electrical engineering, information technology, telecommunications, healthcare, entertainment, and sports.
Healthcare: Providing counsel on complex regulatory, risk management, and corporate matters to hospitals and health systems, pharmacy-related organizations, health insurers and managed care organizations, and other industry stakeholders.
Government Affairs & Public Policy: Bi-partisan team located in Washington, D.C., New York, and Florida. Experience in appropriations, education, healthcare, insurance, transportation and infrastructure, Native American affairs, and international trade.
Labor & Employment: Represents employers in virtually every major industry with all aspects of labor and employment law compliance and litigation, workplace safety, immigration, and non-compete/trade secret issues.
Trusts, Estates & Family Services: Counsel to high-net worth individuals and families, providing personalized strategies for estate planning, wealth and business preservation, probate, trust and guardianship administration and litigation, family and marital law, and employee and retirement benefits.