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PRESS RELEASE 2016

"Beatrice is the best, persistent, tough, represents her clients incredibly well, at the same time being gentle, encouraging and easy to deal with". Akerman LLP is a large a leading U.S law firm, based in Miami, Florida. It was founded in 1920 and has grown to become one of the largest in the United States. 

Howard B. Gelt
Senior Partner Akerman 2015

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API - Jack I Habert of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

February 2016

Jack I. Habert joins Akerman as Partner in the New York Office.

Placement by Beatrice O'Brien of Attorney Placements & Consulting International LLC 2016

Mr. David Parham former partner of Baker & McKenzie www.bakermckenzie.com., to Akerman LLP. Mr. David Parham has been recognized by Chambers for his proficiency in bankruptcy and restructuring. He has extensive experience representing corporate and partnership debtors, creditor committees, equity holders, secured and unsecured creditors, lessors and trustees in bankruptcy proceedings, litigation and workouts.

Practice Focus

Mr. Parham has represented clients in restructuring cases involving many different industries including, among others, agriculture, sports, aviation, telecommunications, distribution, retail, manufacturing, energy, mining, insurance and real estate. Mr. Parham has also handled a variety of commercial litigation matters in bankruptcy courts and in federal and state courts. These representations include prosecution and defense of claims against directors and officers for breach of fiduciary duty and cases involving allegations of fraud, fraudulent conveyance, preference and, in general, contract and business tort cases.

 

Mr. David Parham

Akerman Profile

www.bakermckenzie.com

www.akerman.com

Placement by Beatrice O'Brien of Attorney Placements & Consulting International LLC 2016

Mr. John E Mitchell former partner of Baker & McKenzie www.bakermckenzie.com to Akerman LLP John Mitchell has more than 16 years of experience practicing in the areas of commercial restructuring, workouts and bankruptcy. John's practice covers all facets of restructuring and reorganization, including the representation of lenders, creditors, debtors, and trustees.

Practice Focus

Mr. Mitchell's practice covers all facets of restructuring and Mr. Mitchell's practice focuses on complex bankruptcies, out-of-court workouts and sales, voluntary liquidations, receiverships, and asset sales. His experience includes bankruptcy and pre-bankruptcy workouts involving real estate, energy, oil and gas, power, food service, retail, consumer finance, and commercial vehicles and heavy equipment. Mr. Mitchell practices in all bankruptcy courts in the United States.



 Mr. John E Mitchell 
 
Akerman Profile

www.bakermckenzie.com 

www.akerman.com

Placement by Beatrice O'Brien of Attorney Placements & Consulting International LLC 2016

Mr. Stiehl former partner in the Litigation Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP where he was the Co-Chair of the Commercial Class Action Defense Practice Group. Joins Akerman's Chicago Office as an Equity Partner Mr. Stiehl is the editor of, and frequent contributor to, the Practice Group's Consumer Class Defense Blog. Jason represents clients in complex commercial disputes involving trade secrets and restrictive covenants, unfair competition, corporate espionage, contract, and intellectual property claims in both state and federal court. He also has extensive nationwide class action experience, including involvement in multi-district litigation. Mr. Stiehl has successfully obtained and defended preliminary and permanent injunctions in several jurisdictions across the country. His client experience includes nationwide representation in the pharmaceutical, consulting, banking, transportation, manufacturing, advertising, real estate, employment, medical equipment, computer, and automotive industries. His appellate experience includes presenting oral arguments before several federal Circuit Courts as well as the Illinois Supreme Court.


Mr. Jason Stiehl

Akerman Profile

www.akerman.com

Placement by Beatrice O'Brien of Attorney Placements International 2015:

I am pleased to announce that Howard Gelt has joined us as a partner in Akerman Denver office. Howard is a recognized transactional lawyer and community leader in Denver and has served as lead counsel for some of the most high-profile master-planned, multifamily, and mixed use projects in Colorado. Howard also has an extensive background in economic development and transportation issues and has served in leadership positions for numerous state and other governmental agencies. He joins the firm from Polsinelli. Please join me in welcoming Howard to the firm. Akerman LLP takes pleasure in announcing the continued growth of the firm's Real Estate Practice Group with the addition of:



Howard B.Gelt

Howard Gelt is a trusted advisor to business owners and developers in legal and business matters. He regularly represents clients in commercial and residential real estate development and transactions, handling sales and acquisitions, zoning and land use issues, public and private financing, construction matters, and operations. Howard has served as lead counsel for a number of high-profile master-planned, multifamily, and mixed use projects in Colorado and across the United States. Howard also has an extensive background in economic development and transportation issues, assisting clients with regulatory, legislative, and litigation matters related to development opportunities. He serves as a member of the State of Colorado Economic Development Commission and the Metropolitan Denver Economic Development Corporation.