NEW YORK, NY—Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm, today announced the expansion of its New York office with the addition of partners Craig Weiner and Lisa Coyle, and associates Frederick Braunstein, Reena Jain, and Alexander Newman. They join as members of firm’s Litigation Practice Group, deepening the firm’s experience in high-stakes commercial, financial, fraud, business tort, employment, and intellectual property litigation.
Weiner counsels corporations, high-net-worth individuals, celebrities, investment banks, private equity/hedge funds, and venture companies in litigation and strategic planning. Often called upon to manage emergency situations, Weiner guides clients through high-stakes litigation and contentious negotiations.
Coyle has more than 15 years of experience representing large and small domestic and international corporations, entrepreneurs and other individuals, celebrities, financial institutions, and foreign sovereigns in complex commercial litigation and arbitration matters.
Braunstein focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts. He represents clients ranging from individuals to large corporations in a wide array of matters.
Jain focuses her practice on business, entertainment and media, and intellectual property litigation, representing a broad range of clients.
Newman focuses his practice on commercial litigation in state and federal courts. He represents clients ranging from individuals to large corporations in complex business disputes.