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Company Overview of Akerman LLP

Company Overview

Akerman LLP provides legal advisory services. The firm operates as transactions and trial law firm focusing on middle market mergers and acquisitions, within the financial services and real estate industries. Its practice areas include appellate; consumer finance and financial institutions commercial litigation; private equity; franchise and licensing; tax consulting; loan, workouts, and foreclosures; class action defense; public and private partnerships; trusts, estates, and family services; and securities. The firm also handles issues related to insurance; Brownfield’s development; intellectual property; federal appropriation; receiverships; power, process, and petrochemical construction; ...

One Southeast Third Avenue

25th Floor

Miami, FL 33131

United States

Founded in 1920

Phone:

305-374-5600

Fax:

305-374-5095

Key Executives for Akerman LLP

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 68
Partner
Age: 65
Partner and Co-Chair of Appellate Practice
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Akerman LLP Key Developments

Akerman Announces Executive Appointments

Akerman reported the addition of three partners to its Chicago office, and has now more than doubled the size of its Chicago team since opening the office five months ago with eight lawyers. The new partners, litigator Christine Bautista, healthcare lawyer Carolyn Metnick, and bankruptcy lawyer Michael Molinaro, bolster Akerman's national strengths in the financial services and healthcare industries, particularly in financial and securities litigation. They also expand the firm's capabilities in white collar crime and government investigation matters. Bautista joins the firm from the U.S. Attorney's Office, while Metnick joins from Barnes & Thornburg and Molinaro arrives from Reed Smith. Bautista is the second former Assistant U.S. Attorney to join Akerman's Chicago office in recent weeks, following the arrival of Paul Lillios who most recently served as a federal administrative law judge in Chicago for the last 20 years. Bautista joins Akerman's Litigation Practice Group, concentrating her practice in white collar criminal defense and internal investigations, complex commercial litigation, and Bank Secrecy Act compliance issues. She is a trial lawyer with experience in criminal and civil investigations and prosecutions by the federal government and its enforcement agencies. She has worked with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and tax authorities in various parallel investigations and has experience prosecuting white collar crimes, including securities fraud, tax fraud, money laundering, bank fraud, and public corruption. Molinaro brings more than 30 years of experience to Akerman's Bankruptcy and Reorganization Practice Group.

Akerman Appoints Brian Stansbury as Partner

Akerman announced that the firm appointed Brian Stansbury as Partner.

Akerman LLP Presents at Third Annual Marcum MicroCap Conference, May-29-2014 10:00 AM

Akerman LLP Presents at Third Annual Marcum MicroCap Conference, May-29-2014 10:00 AM. Venue: Grand Hyatt New York, 109 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017, United States. Speakers: Kenneth G. Alberstadt, Partner and Chair of Securities Practice.

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