Akerman Earns Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce R.E.A.L. Award




Firm’s Core Real Estate, Land Use Strengths Recognized for Transformative Client Work 


Miami — April 30, 2018  Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, today announced the firm is the 2018 recipient of the annual Real Estate Achievers & Leaders (R.E.A.L.) Award in the Real Estate Law category by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce (GMCC). The firm’s real estate and land use capabilities garnered high praise during GMMC’s annual South Florida Real Estate Summit on April 20, 2018 in Miami. Recipients of the annual award are businesses and organizations whose leadership in the real estate sector has greatly benefited the region’s economic growth and the community.


“It is a great honor for us to achieve such distinction alongside Miami’s most important developers and real estate professionals,” said Miami Office Managing Partner Neisen Kasdin.  “This is a recognition of the depth and breadth of our Real Estate Practice Group and the work we have done with our clients to facilitate major investment in Miami, create iconic projects and transform neighborhoods. We look forward to our continuing work with them building this great global city.”


Akerman lawyers serve the needs of leading developers and investors nationwide in prominent projects, whose lasting legacy is shaping the future of major U.S. metropolitan areas.


In Miami, Akerman’s land use and real estate lawyers have been instrumental in creating transformational projects and revitalizing neighborhoods throughout the region. Notable representations feature marquee projects, including All Aboard Florida Brickell City Centre, as well as the Faena District and Miami Design District. Akerman has also been a leader in the revitalization of neighborhoods including North Beach and Miami’s award-winning Wynwood Neighborhood Revitalization District, among others.


About Akerman LLP

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 700 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 Real Estate Practice Group offers comprehensive and fully integrated project counsel services to clients across the United States and Latin America. With substantial industry experience and local market insights, the firm represents clients in complex real estate transactions and financings, development and redevelopment projects, public-private initiatives and litigation. Recognized as a national tier one law firm for real estate law by U.S. News – Best Lawyers, the group advises investors, developers, builders, lenders, retailers, owners and corporate end users, often in high profile matters.


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Robert Friedman