Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, is pleased to announce that the latest editions of Who's Who Legal ranked 12 lawyers. Akerman earned rankings in nine categories, including M&A and Governance, Litigation, and Real Estate, reflecting core practice areas of the firm.
Stephen Roddenberry received the distinction of Thought Leader, given to practitioners who are "the apogee of the profession." Additionally, Rebeca Mosquera was named an Arbitration Future Leader, a recognition for lawyers "who are building a superb reputation for their abilities in domestic and international arbitration."
The Akerman lawyers ranked are as follows:
- Jonathan Awner, M&A and Governance
- Karen Buesing, Labor Employment & Benefits
- Maria Casablanca, Corporate Immigration
- Janis Cheezem, Real Estate
- Richard Leland, Environment
- Warren Lewis, Franchise
- James Miller, Litigation
- Rebeca Mosquera, Arbitration, (Future Leader)
- Eric Rapkin, Real Estate
- Stephen Roddenberry, M&A and Governance, (Thought Leader)
- Robert Smith, Construction
- Andrew Smulian, Real Estate
Since 1996, Who’s Who Legal has identified the foremost legal practitioners and consulting experts in business law based upon comprehensive, independent research.
Akerman LLP is a top 100 U.S. law firm recognized among the most forward thinking firms in the industry by Financial Times. Its more than 700 lawyers and business professionals collaborate with the world’s most successful enterprises and entrepreneurs to navigate change, seize opportunities, and help drive 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.