Akerman's Sharpstein Found Dead In Miami Condo

Law360, Los Angeles (December 10, 2013, 8:20 PM EST) -- Miami Beach police are investigating a possible suicide after finding renowned white-collar defense attorney Richard Sharpstein of Akerman LLP dead in his home Tuesday morning, according to reports.

Sharpstein, who was known for his dramatic courtroom performances, was found submerged in his bathtub, and police found a note written on a yellow legal pad, the Miami Herald reported. The official cause of death was unavailable late Tuesday.

Sharpstein, 63, had been a partner at Akerman since April 2012, where he flexed his more than 35 years...
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