Akerman Continues Expansion of Labor & Employment Practice Group with Partners in New York, Denver, Miami, and Washington, DC

Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, has expanded its Labor & Employment Practice Group with Partners Angela Hart-Edwards in Washington, D.C., Colin Barnacle in Denver, Denise Gavica Perez in Miami and Rory McEvoy in New York. Their collective experience bolsters Akerman’s national capabilities for employers in the healthcare, hospitality and restaurant sectors, among others, adding new depth in management-side litigation, regulatory compliance, as well as corporate and investment-based immigration.

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Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney Welcomes Miami Litigator Sheila Oretsky

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney announces that Sheila Oretsky has joined the firm’s litigation section as a shareholder in the Miami office. Oretsky focuses her practice on complex litigation matters across a variety of industries, including entertainment, real estate, healthcare, construction, automobile dealerships and hotels. She also has experience in assisting clients with general corporate and contractual matters.

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Prominent Litigator Rejoins McDermott’s Miami Office

International law firm McDermott Will & Emery is pleased to announce that Michael Austin has returned to the firm as a partner in its Miami office. Early in his legal career, Mr. Austin spent more than a decade at McDermott and is now re-joining the Firm in its Litigation Practice Group. He will focus his practice on complex commercial litigation with a particular emphasis on providing litigation services to clients in the health industry and private equity sector.

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Reed Smith Opens Miami Office with Arbitration and Litigation Team from Astigarraga Davis

Global law firm Reed Smith today announced the opening of an office in Miami with the addition of the seven-lawyer International Arbitration and Litigation Practice from Astigarraga Davis. These new additions join Reed Smith’s leading International Arbitration Practice, as well as its growing Latin America Business team. With this new location, Reed Smith now has 27 offices worldwide.

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Aram Bloom Joins Wilson Elser’s Miami Office

National law firm Wilson Elser announced that Aram Bloom has joined the firm’s Miami office as a partner. Bloom focuses his practice in health care transactions and licensing, business litigation and dispute resolution. He also has experience in general governmental and regulatory litigation with insurers and government agencies; commercial litigation matters, including complex intellectual property litigation; and representation of health care entities in licensing and regulatory disputes.

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