The death of prominent Miami attorney and Akerman partner Richard Sharpstein was a suicide, according to the Miami-Dade County medical examiner and investigators.
Shutts & Bowen has signed a 15-year lease to move its Miami headquarters to the Southeast Financial Center across the street from its present location.
The NAACP is asking the Justice Department to open a civil rights investigation into allegations of harassment and misconduct by officers of the Miami Gardens Police Department, with many incidents captured on a convenience store's video cameras.
The U.S. Supreme Court won't decide the legality of an agreement between a union and a Hollywood casino in which the business helped the union organize in return for help with a ballot initiative on gambling.
Two bills in the Florida Senate would ensure women can't be fired for being pregnant and prohibit employers from using credit reports to judge job applicants.
A panel of the Third District Court of Appeal voted 2-1 to reverse a Miami-Dade Circuit Court judge's ruling, with the author of the majority opinion reproaching the judge for stretching case law to redress what the judge deemed "a nefarious scheme" to avoid being sued.
Attorney Lewis Tein urged a Miami-Dade Circuit Court judge to follow a federal court's lead and dismiss fraud litigation filed by the Miccosukees against their former legal counsel.
After nearly three decades in business, the granddaddy of mediation firms, Mediation Inc., filed for liquidation after losing seven key mediators, facing increased competition in the industry and being sued for eviction by two landlords.
Billionaire Ed Ansin is trying to get through an unorthodox foreclosure case what he could not get in 11 years of contract litigation—control of neighbor Clear Channel's radio station property in North Bay Village.
The year of redemption and recovery as the troubles eased a bit and law firms recalibrated business planes, signed up laterals and took the merger route and got married. Some veteran lawyers, meanwhile, abandoned the perceived security of Big Law and started their own new firms from scratch.
Israel Reyes and Christopher Reyes helped a 22-year-old nightclub patron win a jury award of nearly $3.5 million after a fight with a bouncer left him with a shattered jaw.
Greenspoon Marder has signed a lease for four floors in the 200 E. Broward Blvd. building and plans to move nearly 100 lawyers from its Cypress Creek location.
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The combination of steady growth and bigger workloads translated to high compensation for many chief legal officers at publicly traded companies in Florida.