Business disputes can create a serious drain on a company's resources. Successfully resolving a dispute—whether by negotiation or trial—requires a strong legal advocate who can fight for your interests with the knowledge, efficiency, and creativity necessary to win.
Akerman's formidable team of litigators is ranked Tier One in the United States in Commercial Litigation and Appellate Practice by U.S. News – Best Lawyers and as a leader in International Arbitration across Latin America by Chambers Global. With more than 350 litigators across the firm, many with first-chair trial experience, we field one of the largest and most sophisticated trial teams across the Americas.
We represent a diverse range of clients across numerous sectors—and we have particular strength in the financial services, private equity and mergers and acquisitions, insurance, real estate and construction, health and life sciences, and energy sectors. Our lawyers regularly appear before judges and arbitrators in class action, securities, white-collar, fraud and recovery, product liability, intellectual property, employment, bankruptcy, and general business matters.
Our practice offers both strength and agility, quickly staffing cases and handling large-scale discovery matters by leveraging our expansive team and global network of trial resources. And we use new technologies and products to simplify compliance, enhance operational efficiency, and enable better outcomes.