Ackerman Brown leads, competes and practices in areas that are relevant to its business and individual clients, specifically including the following:

Business Litigation

Ackerman Brown’s lawyers are recognized for their ability to represent clients in a broad range of matters in both state and federal courts.  Their experience encompasses complex contractual, financial, corporate franchise, commercial disputes, construction related matters, antitrust, commercial fraud, creditors' rights, tortious interference, unfair competition, intellectual property and business torts



Ackerman Brown offers representation to public and private entities, including owners, municipalities and other government entities, contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, community associations and product/component suppliers.  With years of litigation experience in the construction industry, the firm is uniquely qualified to provide valuable advice and answers to the many practical and legal questions that arise during a construction project, from initial conception to final completion and acceptance.


Corporate & Business Counseling

From organization and startup to termination of a business, the firm provides advice and counsel to businesses of all shapes and sizes.


Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy

Ackerman Brown leverages its knowledge to assist creditors in asset recovery and foreclosure, collection and judgment enforcement, trustee representation, representation of interests in bankruptcy cases, and defense of actions related to potential creditor liability.



Ackerman Brown represents individuals and businesses facing criminal prosecution for a variety of reasons.

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Ackerman Brown offers counsel and representation to businesses and individuals facing workplace challenges of all kinds.  Through individual employee and human resources counseling, litigation representation, and employer best practices consulting and training, the firm is uniquely qualified to help employers and employees across all industries address the many facets of the employment relationship.



Ackerman Brown assists individuals involved in domestic relationships of all kinds, including marriage, domestic partnerships, civil unions and other family structures by providing counsel and representation related to dissolution through divorce or separation, child custody and visitation, division of assets and liabilities, and spousal alimony and child support. The firm also has experience assisting clients in domestic violence, paternity, annulment, adoption, surrogacy, child abduction (domestic and international), termination of parental rights, and pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements.



Ackerman Brown assists individuals and businesses with immigration planning, U.S. immigrant visas, legal residency, and citizenship status.  


Intellectual Property

Ackerman Brown is prepared to assist its clients preserve and protect their valuable inventions, trademarks, copyrights and patents.



As a member of the LGBT community, Ackerman Brown is proud of its leadership in the area of LGBT-specific law practice.  We represent individuals, businesses and estates related to the many unique challenges LGBT people face in our society.  Whether our clients come to us to remedy or end discrimination, or to help plan for the future, they can rest assured that our empathy and creative thinking will serve them well.



Ackerman Brown offers assertive representation in a wide range of litigation matters across its practice areas.  Whether prosecuting or defending our clients’ rights, the firm’s attorneys skillfully navigate through the complex laws and procedural rules to resolve disputes, mitigate loss, and achieve favorable outcomes for the firm’s clients.


Real Estate

Ackerman Brown represents both owners and developers in real estate transactions and disputes related to real estate transactions and development of real estate.  


Trust & Estates

Ackerman Brown provides skilled trust and estate planning and administration and represents trusts and estates in litigation matters.