(PRWEB) June 25, 2013
For the second consecutive year, Akerman Senterfitt's Healthcare Practice Group has been recognized as one of the top 50 in the United States by Modern Healthcare, one of the industry's leading research and news sources. Akerman was ranked #49 on its annual 'Largest Healthcare Law Firms in the United States' list.
"We are pleased that Akerman's Healthcare Practice Group continues to earn national distinction," said Kirk Davis, chair of the Akerman Healthcare Practice Group. "We have built a leading team of healthcare lawyers and government affairs professionals, adept at counseling clients in a rapidly changing industry."
Modern Healthcare is one of the industry's leading sources of healthcare business and policy news, research and information. Its annual 'Largest Healthcare Law Firms in the United States' list is based on the results of the publication's annual survey of U.S. law firms that have dedicated practice areas and staff to meet the needs of the healthcare industry and its regulations.
The Akerman Healthcare Practice Group includes a leading, multidisciplinary team of lawyers and government affairs professionals. Advising clients on a wide range of complex regulatory, risk management, and business matters, the Akerman team represents hospitals and health systems, pharmacies and drug wholesalers, and health insurers and managed care organizations, as well as other healthcare industry stakeholders.
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About Akerman Senterfitt
Akerman is a leading transactions and trial law firm known for its core strengths in middle market M&A, within the financial services and real estate industries, and for a diverse Latin America practice. With more than 550 lawyers and government affairs professionals and a network of 19 offices, it is ranked among the top 100 law firms in the United States by The National Law Journal NLJ 350 (2013). Akerman also is ranked among the top 100 law firms for diversity by MultiCultural Law magazine (2012) and recognized as the Law Firm of the Year for Diversity – South by Benchmark Litigation (2012). More information can be found at akerman.com or twitter.com/akerman_law.