Business of Law

Jones Day Beefs Up in Miami

By Julie Kay |

Jones Day is expanding in Miami, its gateway to Latin America, with the addition of Hunton & Williams partners Paul Huck Jr. and Fradyn Suarez.

Greenberg Traurig

Federal Prosecutor Dwyer Heading to Greenberg Traurig

By Julie Kay |

Greenberg Traurig has nabbed veteran federal prosecutor Jared "Jed" E. Dwyer as a Miami shareholder.

Why DLA Piper is Partnering With Rokk3r Labs

By Julie Kay |

Rokk3r Labs, a Miami Beach company that assists startups, has formed a partnership with DLA Piper's Miami office.

Philadelphia's Blank Rome Opens in Fort Lauderdale

By Julie Kay |

The 500-attorney Philadelphia-based firm is adding its third office in Florida.

Akerman Reports Record Revenue, Net Income Jumps in 2014

By Julie Kay |

Florida's largest law firm boosted its financial performance with a 9 percent increase in gross revenue and an 8 percent bump in net income.

Daniel Diaz-Balart

Firms Make Adjustments to Capitalize on Millennials

By John Pacenti |

Miami boutique law firms start to cater to the millennial generation by offering more hands-on experience for associates.

Michael Higer

Litigator Moving to Berger Singerman After his Aventura Firm Break Up

By Julie Kay |

Litigator Michael Higer will join Berger Singerman with four associates after dissolving his Aventura firm, Higer Lichter & Givner.

Greenberg Traurig

Rainmakers Leave Colodny Fass for Greenberg Traurig

By Julie Kay |

Colodny Fass insists it is doing just fine and may even be expanding following the departure of three high-profile partners this month--Howard Talenfeld, Fred Karlinsky and Rich Fedei.

I Object: Introducing a New Blog From Carlton Fields

By Julie Kay |

Attorneys at Carlton Fields Jorden Burt are introducing a new blog geared to trial, appellate and in-house counsel managing litigation.

Howard Talenfeld

Why Noted Children's Advocate Howard Talenfeld Is Leaving Colodny Fass

By Julie Kay |

Howard Talenfeld, one of the nation's preeminent children's rights attorneys, is leaving Colodny Fass to launch his own firm focusing on the representation of abused and neglected children.

Large Hedge Fund Firms Are Experiencing Fall Slump

By Kelly Bit |

Billionaire John Paulson's namesake firm had some of the biggest declines last month, losing as much as 11 percent in one of its funds.

Fed Aim Off Target as Inflation Drops Near Danger Zone

By Craig Torres |

The Fed needs a clear strategy for getting the inflation rate higher after falling short of its 2 percent target for 28 consecutive months.

Akerman Plans Move From Downtown Miami to Brickell City Centre

By Julie Kay |

After months of speculation, Akerman announces it will move its Miami headquarters next fall from the SunTrust International Center to a building under construction at Brickell City Centre.

Brickell World Plaza at 600 Brickell Ave.

Gunster Leaves Downtown Miami, Moves to Brickell World Plaza

By Julie Kay |

The law firm has moved its Miami office from downtown to 600 Brickell at Brickell World Plaza.

After Contentious Split, Retired Partner Wins $2.3M Against Old Firm

By Adolfo Pesquera |

The West Palm Beach law firm of Ciklin Lubitz Martens & O'Connell was hit with the judgment in a dispute over a founding partner's retirement benefits.