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Corporate
"Akerman fields a 'seasoned, expert team that combines the experience found at larger firms with the responsiveness of a smaller, more agile firm'..." (The Legal 500)
U.S. News - Best Lawyers: Recognized as a national tier one law firm for Corporate Law and Securities Regulation
U.S. News - Best Lawyers: Recognized in the national Mergers & Acquisitions, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity, Securities/Capital Markets, International Trade and Finance, Antitrust, Franchise, Private Funds/Hedge Funds, and Venture Capital Law categories
The Legal 500: Recognized as a national tier one law firm for Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts: Middle Market
Law360: Ranked among the top 100 law firms for M&A
Corporate Counsel magazine: "Go To" law firm for corporate transactions/M&As
Chambers USA: #1 Corporate practice in Florida; recognized as market leader in Florida since 2003 for Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity
Chambers Latin America: The only U.S. law firm ranked for Cuba Corporate/Commercial
Litigation
"This solid team is well versed in handling complex commercial litigation. It is noted particularly for its expertise in matters relating to the financial services, insurance, healthcare and real estate sectors. With the backing of the firm's impressive national network, the team is able to handle nationwide class actions with ease." (Chambers USA)
U.S. News - Best Lawyers: Recognized as a national tier one law firm for Commercial Litigation, Appellate Practice, and Litigation: Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy, Construction, and Real Estate
U.S. News - Best Lawyers: Recognized in the national Litigation: Antitrust, Environmental, Labor & Employment, and Regulatory Enforcement, and International Arbitration - Commercial categories
Law360: Ranked among the top 100 law firms for Capital Markets and Securities Litigation, White Collar Crime, and Government Investigations
Daily Business Review: Recognized as Litigation Department of the Year for three consecutive years in the General Litigation, Labor & Employment, and Intellectual Property categories
Chambers Latin America: Ranked as one of the leading law firms for International Arbitration across all of Latin America
Chambers Global: Ranked as one of the leading law firms for International Arbitration across all of Latin America
Chambers USA: Antitrust Practice ranked in Florida
Chambers USA: Litigation Practice Group ranked in Florida since 2003
Benchmark Litigation: Recognized as a standout law firm with multi-state litigation capabilities
Benchmark Litigation: Top ranked in Florida and recommended as a leading law firm in Virginia for Litigation
Benchmark Appellate: Top ranked in Florida, Eleventh Circuit
Real Estate
"[Akerman's] cutting-edge real estate practice is... 'excellent: my experience has been that they are extremely thorough, on top of their deals, put their clients first; we are getting the service we need and the attention we would require to get the job done.'" (Chambers USA)
U.S. News - Best Lawyers: Recognized as a national tier one law firm for Real Estate, Construction, and Land Use & Zoning Law and for Litigation: Construction and Real Estate
U.S. News - Best Lawyers: Recognized in the national Environmental Law and Litigation: Environmental categories
The Legal 500: Ranked as one of the leading law firms for Real Estate, Construction, and Land Use/Zoning in the U.S.
Law360: Ranked among the top 10 law firms for Real Estate
Law360: Ranked among the top 100 law firms for Environmental
Chambers USA: #1 Real Estate practice in Florida
Chambers USA: Construction Practice ranked nationally
Chambers USA: Real Estate, Land Use, Construction, and Environmental Practices ranked in Florida since 2003
Consumer Financial Services
"Akerman has a long-standing presence in the market, with sources noting that it is well placed to handle complex transactions. Also notable is the group's work in the regulatory and public finance spheres." (Chambers USA)
U.S. News - Best Lawyers: Recognized as a national tier one law firm for Litigation: Banking & Finance and Securities Regulation
U.S. News - Best Lawyers: Recognized in the national Banking and Finance, Insurance, and Securities/Capital Markets Law, and Litigation: Regulatory Enforcement categories
Law360: Ranked among the top 50 law firms for Insurance, Capital Markets, and Securities Regulation
Chambers USA: #1 Insurance Practice in Florida since 2004
Chambers USA: Banking & Finance Practice ranked in Florida since 2003
Latin America & the Caribbean
U.S. News - Best Lawyers: Recognized in the national International Trade and Finance Law and International Arbitration - Commercial categories
Chambers Latin America: The only U.S. law firm ranked for Cuba Corporate/Commercial
Chambers Latin America: Ranked as one of the leading law firms for International Arbitration across all of Latin America
Chambers Global: Ranked as one of the leading law firms for International Arbitration across all of Latin America
Bankruptcy & Reorganization
"This full-service national firm commands great respect for its creditor-side representation. It also enjoys a strong reputation for its receivership work." (Chambers USA)
U.S. News - Best Lawyers: Recognized as a national tier one law firm for Litigation: Bankruptcy
U.S. News - Best Lawyers: Recognized in the national Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law category
Law360: Ranked among the top 100 law firms for Bankruptcy
Chambers USA: Bankruptcy/Restructuring Practice Group ranked in Florida since 2003
Healthcare
"Akerman represents physicians, pharmacy companies and other healthcare bodies in a range of regulatory and litigation concerns." (Chambers USA)
U.S. News - Best Lawyers: Recognized as a national tier one law firm for Healthcare Law
Chambers USA: Healthcare Practice Group ranked in Florida since 2005
Intellectual Property
Daily Business Review: Recognized as Litigation Department of the Year in the Intellectual Property category
Labor & Employment
"This trusted labor and employment practice is active in class actions and collective bargaining, and is also a major player in whistle-blower, wage and hour, noncompete and discrimination suits." (Chambers USA)
U.S. News - Best Lawyers: Recognized in the national Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management, Litigation: Labor & Employment, and Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law categories
The Legal 500: Ranked as one of the leading law firms for Immigration in the U.S.
Chambers USA: Labor & Employment Practice Group ranked in Florida since 2003
Tax
"This group boasts highly skilled tax attorneys. The team handles tax controversy and litigation, transactional tax matters and tax planning and employee benefits work on a nationwide scale." (Chambers USA)
U.S. News - Best Lawyers: Recognized as a national tier one law firm for Trusts & Estates Law
U.S. News - Best Lawyers: Recognized in the national Tax and Employee Benefits (ERISA) categories
Law360: Ranked as Tax Practice Group of the Year
Chambers USA: Tax Practice Group ranked in Florida
Am Law 100: Ranked 97 among the largest law firms in the U.S.
The National Law Journal NLJ 350: Ranked among the top 100 law firms in the U.S.
Law360: Ranked among the top 100 law firms in the world
Florida Trend: Ranked largest law firm in Florida
Law360: Ranked as a Powerhouse Law Firm in Florida
BTI Client Relationship Scorecard: Ranked among the top 25 percent of law firms in the U.S. with the best client relationships
Financial Times: Recognized among the most forward-thinking and socially responsible law firms in North America

Diversity
Corporate Equality Index: Ranked among the "Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality" with a 100% rating
The American Lawyer: Ranked among the top 25 U.S. law firms for female partners
The American Lawyer: Ranked among the top 60 law firms for diversity
The National Law Journal: Ranked among the top 40 U.S. law firms based on percentage of female lawyers and women partners (2016)
Law360: Ranked among the top 5 law firms for Hispanic lawyers
Law360: Ranked among the top 10 BigLaw firms for female lawyers


 
 
 
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