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Andrew M. Smulian
Andrew M. Smulian
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer 
Three Brickell City Centre
98 Southeast Seventh Street
Suite 1100
Miami, FL 33131

Andrew Smulian serves as chairman and CEO of Akerman LLP, one of the top 100 law firms in the U.S. Andrew joined Akerman in 1995 as the firm's 35th attorney in Miami and became one of the most highly regarded real estate attorneys in South Florida. He has counseled clients in connection with billions of dollars of complex real estate transactions and has been recognized by Chambers USA and other publications for his work in the real estate industry. For eight years, Andrew served as chair of the firm's national Real Estate Practice Group, incorporating economic development, construction, and environmental services into the national practice and expanding into new markets. Andrew has been a long-time member of the firm's Board of Directors and since 2008 leads the strategic growth and management of the firm. He serves on the Advisory Board of Best Lawyers, the Board of Directors of Lex Mundi, and is a member of Law 2023 and the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity. He also serves on the Board of the United Way of Miami-Dade County and is a trustee of the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami.
Awards & Recognition
Daily Business Review 2016, Lifetime Achievement Award for Professional Excellence
The Best Lawyers in America 2006-2017, Listed in Florida for Real Estate Law
Chambers USA 2008-2016, Ranked in Florida for Real Estate (Eminent Practitioner)
Super Lawyers Magazine 2014-2016, Listed in Florida for Real Estate: Business
Professional Memberships & Activities
Best Lawyers, Advisory Board Member
Lex Mundi, Board Member
Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, Member
Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice's Pro Bono Advisory Committee, Member
Zell-Lurie Real Estate Center at Wharton, Member
University of Miami Real Estate Programs Advisory Board, Member
United Way of Miami-Dade County, Advisory Council Member
Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, Trustee
Brickell Avenue Literary Society, Advisor

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Andrew M. Smulian

Real Estate
J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1974
B.A., Yale University, 1968
Bar Admissions
New York
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