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Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Firm Once Again Top Ranked Nationally in Corporate, Real Estate and Financial Litigation Practice Areas

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 firm among the "Best Law Firms" in the United States. The publication awarded Akerman with a record 32 national practice rankings including Tier 1 rankings in corporate, real estate, construction and international trade law; and in four areas of commercial and financial litigation. The firm also was nationally distinguished for the second year as the "Law Firm of the Year" in Litigation - Real Estate. Only one law firm is selected as the 2014 Law Firm of the Year per practice area.

Akerman received 77 Tier 1 rankings in total, including numerous Tier 1 Metropolitan Area rankings that recognize the firm's strength in key business centers throughout the nation, including Miami, New York and Washington, D.C., among others.

The U.S. News - Best Lawyers rankings are based on overall firm performance, client feedback and peer recognition derived from 4.3 million evaluations from across the United States. The rankings follow the recently released 2015 The Best Lawyers in America list, which recognizes the top 4 percent of practicing lawyers in the nation. The firm achieved record results with 142 Akerman lawyers named to the 2015 list in 61 areas of law across the United States.

A list of the Akerman practices ranked nationally by U.S. News - Best Lawyers include:

National Tier 1 Rankings:
Construction Law
Corporate Law
International Trade and Finance Law
Litigation - Banking & Finance
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Litigation - Construction
Litigation - Real Estate
Real Estate Law

National Tier 2 Rankings:
Appellate Practice
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Employment Law - Management
Health Care Law
International Arbitration - Commercial
Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Litigation - Labor & Employment
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law
Securities/Capital Markets Law
Securities Regulation
Tax Law
Trusts & Estates Law
Venture Capital Law

National Tier 3 Rankings:
Antitrust Law
Banking and Finance Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Franchise Law
Insurance Law
Labor Law - Management
Land Use & Zoning Law
Litigation - Antitrust
Litigation - Intellectual Property

For a list of Akerman practices ranked by metropolitan area, please click here.

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