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About

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Chairman & CEO: Scott A Meyers

Firm Overview:  

Akerman LLP is a top 100 U.S. law firm recognized by Financial Times as one of the most forward thinking firms in the industry. Its more than 700 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 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.

Main Areas of Practice:  

Corporate, M&A, & Capital Markets:
Advise public and private companies, including private equity funds, on M&A, capital markets 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:
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.

Bankruptcy & 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 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 & 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 & Public Policy:
Bi-partisan team of lawyers and public policy advisers experienced in appropriations, transportation, hospitality, healthcare, education, Native American affairs, and local government matters.

International:
Guide multinational corporations seeking to establish and expand their US presence, as well as US market leaders and disruptors entering new markets outside the US.

USA

This firm is also ranked in:

Global 2021 Latin America 2021

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Litigation 2021 in Cuba

Authors: Martin Domb, Pedro A. Freyre, Augusto E. Maxwell

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Antitrust
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Banking & Finance
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Construction
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Environment
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Healthcare
Band 3

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Stephen Hurlbut
Band 4
Florida

Antitrust


Lawrence D Silverman
Band 1

Banking & Finance: Transactional


William C Arnhols
Band 3

Construction


Leslie Miller-Tomczak
Band 5
Stacy Bercun Bohm
Band 3

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation


Beth Alcalde
Band 3

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Three Brickell City Centre

98 Southeast Seventh Street

Suite 1100

Miami

Florida

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FL 33131

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