Akerman LLP - Health Law Rx

Firm Profile: Akerman LLP
Three Brickell City Centre
98 Southeast Seventh Street
Miami, FL 33131, United States
Contact: Kirk S. Davis, Chair, Healthcare Practice Group
Phone: 305.374.5600
Fax: 305.374.5095
Areas of Practice
  • Health
Other U.S. Locations
  • California
  • Colorado
  • D.C.
  • Florida
  • Illinois
  • Louisiana
  • Nevada
  • New York
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Virginia
  • Wisconsin
Number of Attorneys
400+ Attorneys

Practice/Organization Description

Akerman LLP is a top 100 U.S. law firm recognized by Financial Times as among the most forward thinking firms in the industry. Its more than 650 lawyers and business professionals collaborate with the world's most successful enterprises and entrepreneurs to navigate change, seize opportunities, and overcome barriers to innovation and growth. Akerman is known for its results in middle market M&A and complex disputes, and for helping clients achieve their most important business objectives in the financial services, real estate, and other dynamic sectors across the United States and Latin America.

Ranked Tier One in the United States in Healthcare Law by U.S. News – Best Lawyers, Akerman’s multidisciplinary Healthcare Practice Group crafts practical legal strategies designed to achieve our clients’ unique business objectives. Led by lawyers who are Board Certified in Health Law, the team has deep industry knowledge gained from service as in-house counsel and senior executives at national health systems, biopharmaceutical companies, and state healthcare agencies. Many have also served as instructors of public health and health administration at leading university graduate programs.

Akerman is highly regarded for its experience in complex corporate transactions in the middle market—including mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures—on behalf of private equity funds and portfolio companies, life sciences and medical device manufacturers, hospitals and health systems, senior living and skilled nursing facilities, physician groups and ambulatory care centers, and other stakeholders. The team is particularly adept at guiding multistate transactions efficiently through federal and state regulatory issues.

Akerman also serves as counsel to four of the five largest health insurance/managed care organizations in the United States, and represents healthcare payor and provider clients in Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial compliance issues, federal and state licensing, and other matters. Its reimbursement team routinely handles Medicare and Medicaid audits and overpayments, having obtained multimillion dollar reductions on behalf of our clients. Members of the team also guide leading hospitals, health systems, and pharmacy groups through risk management, regulatory compliance, and complex litigation.

Service Offerings

• Health and life sciences M&A and joint ventures

• Federal and state licensing and regulatory compliance

• Complex litigation and class action defense

• Fraud and abuse investigations

• Professional negligence defense

• HIPAA compliance

• Medicare, Medicaid, and third party reimbursement

• Physician group transactions and health ventures

• Labor and employment counseling and litigation

• Healthcare real estate transactions and leasing

• Administrative law

• Healthcare public policy and government relations

Honors and Awards

• Ranked Tier One in the United States in Healthcare Law by U.S. News – Best Lawyers

• Ranked among the top 15 law firms in the United States for best client relationships in the healthcare sector by BTI Consulting Group

• Ranked in Florida in Healthcare by Chambers USA since 2005

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