Business of Law

Whole Foods at 200 SE 2nd St.

Power Lunch: Crowds Flock to Whole Foods' Casual Alternative [SLIDESHOW]

By Julie Kay |

Whole Foods gives thousands of workers a quicker and more affordable alternative to pricey steakhouses and sit-down restaurants.

America's New Bond Underwriters Have Arrived in Search of Alpha

By Lisa Abramowicz |

The business of underwriting bonds is being turned on its head in the U.S.

Need to Hit Friends Up for Cash? Well, There's an App for That

By Mae Anderson |

Person-to-person mobile payment services like PayPal-owned Venmo are catching on as a way to bypass searching for an ATM or splitting a bill on multiple cards when the dinner check comes. And they're particularly popular among millennials, a generation that seems to have their own way of doing everything.

Locke Lord Hires 2 Attorneys in Miami

By Julie Kay |

Dallas-based Locke Lord is hiring partners for its fledgling Miami office at 801 Brickell Ave.

New Jersey Law Firm Opens in Miami

By Julie Kay |

Bressler, Amery & Ross now has Florida offices in Miami and Fort Lauderdale.

Paul A. Calli

Carlton Fields' Paul Calli Opening Own Firm

By Julie Kay |

After seven years at Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, trial lawyer Paul Calli is leaving to open his own shop in downtown Miami with an associate.

What Dentons Gets From McKenna Merger After Departures

By Meredith Hobbs |

Skeptics accuse global megafirm Dentons of growing for growth's sake, especially after its January combination with a 4,000-lawyer Chinese firm, Dacheng. That move made Dentons the largest firm in the world with 6,500 lawyers.

DLA Piper Expands to Colombia With Martinez Neira

By Julie Kay |

London-based DLA Piper expands to Colombia under a cooperative agreement with Martinez Neira Abogados, one of the country's leading law firms.

The Reason Carlos Concepcion is Leaving the Firm He Founded to Join Jones Day

By Julie Kay |

Jones Day has picked up three international arbitrators in Miami, further beefing up its Miami office, while Carlos Concepcion is leaving the law firm he founded two decades ago.

Foreclosure Firm Butler & Hosch Shuts Down

By Julie Kay |

Considered one of the largest foreclosure law firms in the country, the Orlando-based firm closed its doors abruptly and filed an assignment for the benefit of creditors in Florida state court.

Hinshaw & Culbertson Adds 2 From Carlton Fields

By Julie Kay |

Hinshaw & Culbertson picks up two partners from Carlton Fields Jorden Burt, beefing up its Coral Gables office.

04/2012-- GrayRobinson in Miami.

GrayRobinson on a Binge, Hiring 11 Laterals

By Julie Kay |

On an expansion tear, Orlando-based GrayRobinson has picked up 11 laterals in the last two months, many of them in Miami.

Akerman Joins Greenberg Traurig, Holland & Knight in AmLaw 100

By Julie Kay |

Akerman is the third Florida law firm to land on the AmLaw 100 list of top law firms ranked by gross revenue, joining Greenberg Traurig and Holland & Knight.

07/27/12-- Miami--  The City of Miami seal.

Justices Question Politics Behind Miami Contract Cuts

By Noreen Marcus |

Unionized city workers are challenging cuts to salaries and pensions made five years ago when Miami faced deficits.

Uber iPhone app.

Uber's Popularity Surges: Business Travelers Avoiding Taxis

By Scott Mayerowitz |

Business travelers are bypassing the taxi queue with greater frequency, choosing instead ride-hailing services such as Uber Technologies.