Business of Law

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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.

Rendering of Kelley/Uustal Trial Attorneys' headquarters

Kelley/Uustal to Get New $10M High-Tech Law Office

By Julie Kay |

The Fort Lauderdale plaintiffs firm will move into a $10 million downtown office with a state-of-the-art mock courtroom.

Detra Shaw-Wilder, with Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton

New South Florida Managing Partners: A More Diverse Group

By Julie Kay |

South Florida's new managing partners are a more diverse group than in the past and include several women and one African-American.

Debbie Orshefsky

Why This Veteran Greenberg Attorney is Heading to H&K

By Julie Kay |

Debbie Orshefsky, an institution at Greenberg Traurig and co-chair of its national land development practice, is leaving after 32 years to join Holland & Knight.

Kelley Kronenberg Opens Miami Office With 9 Lawyers

By Julie Kay |

On a growth trajectory, Plantation-based Kelley Kronenberg opens a Miami office with nine lawyers.

How the Carlton Fields Jorden Burt Merger Managed to Pay Off for the Miami and Tampa Firms

By Julie Kay |

A year after its merger, Carlton Fields Jorden Burt posted a 25 percent increase in gross revenue to $215.5 million and expects to rocket up the AmLaw 200 chart.

Ben Solomon and Michael A. Furshman

Association Law Group Expands to Fort Lauderdale

By Julie Kay |

Miami-based Association Law Group, a community association law firm, has expanded to Fort Lauderdale with its purchase of a new office.

Greenberg Traurig

Greenberg Traurig's 2014 Financial Results are 'a Sign of Health at the Firm'

By Julie Kay |

The low firm reported a 3.3 percent increase in gross revenue to $1.27 billion, reflecting marked improvement over a disappointing 2013.

Holland & Knight

History Making Year for Holland & Knight in 2014

By Julie Kay |

Holland & Knight made history in 2014 by topping the 1,000-lawyer mark helping the firm's revenue jump 10 percent to $689 million.

Net Income Rises 32 Percent at Greenspoon Marder

By Julie Kay |

Fort Lauderdale-based Greenspoon Marder had a strong year in 2014, reporting a 7 percent jump in gross revenue.

Akerman Sets a Revenue Record for a Law Firm, the $$ Is Impressive

By Julie Kay |

Florida's largest law firm reports a fourth-consecutive year of record-breaking financial results, including a jump in gross revenue of nearly 9 percent.

Shutts & Bowen Reports Record Revenue in Growth Year

By Samantha Joseph |

Shutts & Bowen pumps up revenue 3 percent to $136.5 million and pushes up profit per partner 6 percent.

Ex-Miami-Dade Judges Schumacher, Firtel Join Salmon & Dulberg

By Julie Kay |

Salmon & Dulberg has picked up two retired judges--Marc Schumacher and Leon Firtel--to add to its stable of mediators.