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Jul 09, 2018, 08:00 ET Akerman: Sub-$1 Billion PE Funds Post Steady Activity in 2018

Deal flow for sub-$1 billion private equity funds accelerated as 2018 began and set an all-time record for any first quarter, according to data...


Jan 05, 2017, 02:06 ET Akerman Launches Labor & Employment Law Podcast 'WorkedUp'

Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, today launched WorkedUp, a new podcast that explores the ever-changing...


Dec 07, 2016, 01:18 ET Akerman Ranked Among Top 20 Most Innovative Law Firms in North America by Financial Times

Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, has once again been selected as one of the nation's most innovative law...


Jul 06, 2016, 02:13 ET Akerman Give Back Campaign Grows Unprecedented Partnership with National CASA Association for Children

Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients and communities across the Americas, continues to advance one of the most ambitious...


May 03, 2016, 12:39 ET Akerman Expands Los Angeles Office with Addition of Former Reading International General Counsel William Ellis

Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, has bolstered its growing Los Angeles office with veteran real estate...


Jan 15, 2016, 09:30 ET Akerman Grows Dallas Office with Team of Bankruptcy Partners John Mitchell, David Parham

Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, today announced the continued expansion of its Dallas office with partners...


Jan 14, 2016, 03:05 ET Akerman Adds Team of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Regulatory and Enforcement Lawyers

Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, today announced the expansion of one of the largest national legal teams...


Jan 06, 2016, 10:00 ET Akerman Honored Among Most Innovative Lawyers by Financial Times

Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, has been recognized by the Financial Times 2015 North America Innovative...


Dec 01, 2015, 09:00 ET Akerman and Thomson Reuters Legal Managed Services Announce Collaboration On Groundbreaking U.S. Data Privacy and Security Legal Service Offering

Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, today announced the advent of the Akerman Data Law Center, a dynamic,...


Nov 18, 2015, 11:00 ET Akerman Once Again Earns Perfect Score in 2016 Corporate Equality Index

Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, has once again received a perfect, 100 percent rating on the 2016 Corporate ...


Nov 16, 2015, 02:00 ET Akerman Combines Powerhouse Practices to Launch National Fraud and Recovery Team

As companies and investors experience increased vulnerability with the rise in systemic and organized fraud, Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm...


Nov 02, 2015, 12:21 ET U.S. News - Best Lawyers Ranks Akerman Among "Best Law Firms" Nationally with Record Number of Tier 1 Rankings

Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, today announced that U.S. News - Best Lawyers has once again recognized the ...


Oct 22, 2015, 09:00 ET Akerman Sole U.S. Law Firm to Achieve Cuba Practice Ranking by Chambers Latin America

Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, achieved a milestone ranking in Chambers Latin America as one of the top...


May 06, 2015, 10:40 ET Akerman Grows L.A. Office with Transactional Real Estate Partner Jane Hinton

Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, today announced the growth of the Los Angeles office with two transactional ...


Apr 29, 2015, 10:00 ET Akerman Names Sue Zabloudil Los Angeles Office Managing Partner

Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, today announced Sue Zabloudil, a partner with the Real Estate Practice...


Apr 22, 2015, 09:00 ET Akerman LLP Announces Proposed Settlement of Shareholder Actions in the In re Darden Restaurants, Inc. Shareholder Litigation

The following statement is being issued by Akerman LLP regarding the In re Darden Restaurants, Inc. Shareholder Litigation. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR...


Apr 10, 2015, 10:17 ET Akerman's William Van Nortwick to Receive The Florida Bar Foundation's 2015 Medal of Honor Award

Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, today announced William A. Van Nortwick Jr., partner-in-charge of Akerman's ...


Apr 01, 2015, 11:48 ET Akerman Names Bruce Platt Tallahassee Office Managing Partner

Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, today announced that Bruce Platt, a partner with the firm's Healthcare...


Mar 25, 2015, 09:00 ET Akerman Continues Expansion of New York Office with Team of Nationally Recognized Copyright and Entertainment Lawyers

Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, further expanded its New York office with the addition of lawyers Ross...


Mar 23, 2015, 10:30 ET Akerman Client Odyssey Marine Exploration Secures Agreement for Up to $14.75 Million Debt Financing and $101 Million Stock Purchase

Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, represented Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc., a Tampa-based pioneer in...


Mar 10, 2015, 10:30 ET Akerman Expands National Litigation Practice with Information Governance Lawyer Jeffrey Sharer

Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, bolstered its national Litigation Practice Group with the addition of...


Feb 23, 2015, 11:00 ET Nationally Recognized Political Lawyer Joins Akerman's Washington DC Office

Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, today announced it has expanded its Washington, D.C., office with...


Feb 06, 2015, 10:21 ET Akerman Represents Haggen in Acquisition of 146 West Coast Stores; Multistate Sale-Leaseback and Debt Financing Transactions

Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, today announced it is representing Haggen Inc. in a 146 grocery-store...


Feb 03, 2015, 09:40 ET Akerman Grows Chicago Office with Healthcare Lawyer Jane McCahill

Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, today announced that Jane McCahill has joined the firm's growing Chicago...


Jan 22, 2015, 09:00 ET Akerman to Receive Top Pro Bono Service Award from the Florida Supreme Court and The Florida Bar

Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 Chief Justice's Law Firm...