Akerman Senterfitt Eyes Growth In Northeast

Law360, New York (February 7, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Akerman Senterfitt gambled when it jumped from the safe harbor of Florida, where it dominates, and into the murky and crowded legal worlds of Washington, D.C. and New York.

But these recent moves and the creation of a new white collar and corporate group have paid off, intertwining new acquisitions with existing strengths to benefit Southern clients and attract new ones in the North.

Akerman's first move out of Florida came in March 2004, with the acquisition of a small firm in Washington, D.C. that now...
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