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Lawyers Ranked for Leading International Practices

Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, today announced that the firm and its lawyers have once again been recognized among the best in the world by Chambers Global for their leading international practices.

The firm's Cuba Practice was once again recognized among the six best in General Business Law: International Firms – Cuba. International Practice Chair Pedro Freyre and Cuba Practice Chair Augusto Maxwell were ranked as leading lawyers in General Business Law: International Firms – Cuba. Clients commended Freyre in the Guide, noting that he is "very knowledgeable of OFAC regulations and the Helms Burton Act." The 2019 Chambers Global edition singled out Akerman lawyers as leaders in their fields of international arbitration and trade. Latin America and the Caribbean Practice Co-Chair Luis A. Perez was ranked in Arbitration (International) – Latin America-wide and in International Arbitration – USA (Foreign Expertise Latin America-wide). This is his seventh consecutive year to be ranked by Chambers for his work across the Latin America region. Corporate Partner Felipe Berer was once again ranked as a leader in International Trade – USA for his foreign expertise in the Brazil market. Berer continues to work on trade issues throughout the Latin America region.

Akerman achieved the same distinction in the Chambers Latin America 2019 edition. The Akerman team is also recognized nationally in the current edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers for International Arbitration – Commercial and for International Trade and Finance Law.

Chambers Global ranks the world's leading law firms with international practices and lawyers who work across continents to serve client needs. The listings are based on thousands of in-depth interviews with peers and clients to assess the reputations and experience of business lawyers around the globe.

About Akerman
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 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 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.

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