With 650 attorneys and consultants in 24 offices, Akerman Senterfitt is distinguished by its comprehensive Corporate, Real Estate, Construction, Government Relations, Labor & Employment, Litigation, and IP practices. Providing services to local, regional, national and international clients, our team represents private and public companies, government entities, educational institutions and high net-worth individuals in over 40 different practice areas, and provide clients with not only sound legal advice but innovative and effective business solutions.
Depth and Experience
With an entrepreneurial management style that rewards teamwork, Akerman attracts attorneys with top-flight credentials. In addition to many highly regarded attorneys from other law firms, we're proud that a fair share of former judges, prosecutors, and government lawyers have decided to make Akerman their professional home when they enter private practice.
We realize that in today's changing business climate, our clients are focusing their business strategies with a more global perspective. To help our clients maximize their business opportunities within the United States, Latin America and throughout the world, Akerman maintains offices in the nation's principal financial and political centers - New York, Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles – in addition to our already strong foothold throughout Florida's largest business centers.
Beyond the Courtroom and the Boardroom
Our knowledge of the political and community landscape doesn't stop at the office door. Our attorneys are active with political causes, community boards, public commissions, fundraising bodies and other organizations, and have been recognized throughout the nation for their strong contributions to civic and charitable causes.
From our firm's team-oriented philosophy to our emphasis on industry and community knowledge, Akerman and our attorneys strive to offer individualized legal services with a global perspective – maximizing the value we provide to our clients each day.
Honors and Distinctions
Akerman ranked no. 1 among the top 10 law firms representing Fortune 1000 companies in the financial services and insurance sectors, according to 2018 Who Represents America’s Biggest Companies list by Corporate Counsel affiliate ALM Legal Intelligence. The firm was also noted by Corporate Counsel for its growth in Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles and New York.
Akerman is a client-driven enterprise, recognized by Financial Times as among the most forward-thinking law firms in the industry. We are known for our results in middle market M&A and complex disputes.
Akerman is ranked among the top 100 law firms in the United States, with a reach that extends across the Americas and globally. Assembling a hand-crafted team for every client engagement, we leverage our more than 650 lawyers and business professionals across 24 offices.