Akerman LLP - HR Defense

Firm Profile: Akerman LLP
Three Brickell City Centre
98 Southeast Seventh Street
Miami, FL 33131, United States
Contact: Eric Gordon, Chair, Labor & Employment Practice Group
Phone: 305.374.5600
Fax: 305.374.5095
Areas of Practice
  • Immigration Law
  • Labor & Employment Law
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.

Akerman’s labor and employment practice provides effective, proactive counsel and representation across the full range of labor and employment issues, including in both trial and appellate work, as well as in sophisticated employee benefits, executive compensation, and immigration matters. It is perennially ranked by leading industry publications, including by Chambers USA, which notes its “extraordinary” approach to client service. The team defends companies of all sizes, from multinational Fortune 500 corporations to tech startups and everything in between, in employment litigation—including class and collective actions—under federal, state, and local employment laws.

Akerman draws on a wealth of experience to ensure successful outcomes in matters involving retaliation, non-compete and trade secrets, ADA public access, OSHA, and labor relations, as well as discrimination and harassment claims. For example, the team has successfully represented employers in complex matters involving the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and also provides proactive compliance and litigation avoidance advice.

Above all, Akerman lawyers work to creatively anticipate and address the changing needs of employers in today’s market. From workplace training sessions to global workforce issues, immigration planning, compliance, investigations, and audits, the team helps meet the challenges of a dynamic, ever-changing business environment.

Service Offerings

• Employment litigation and claims defense

• Employment training and compliance

• Wage and hour issues

• Non-competes, trade secrets, and restrictive covenants

• Labor relations and collective bargaining

• Immigration planning and compliance

• Employee benefits and ERISA litigation

Honors and Awards

• Recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers in the national Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Litigation – Labor & Employment, and Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law categories

• Ranked by The Legal 500 as one of the leading law firms for Immigration in the U.S.

• Recognized in Florida by Chambers USA in Labor & Employment since 2003

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