Andrew S. Robins

Andrew S. Robins

Akerman LLP

Recognized since 2007

Boca Raton, Florida

Practice Areas

Leisure and Hospitality Law

Real Estate Law

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Andy Robins serves as the co-chair of Akerman’s Hospitality Sector Team, a multidisciplinary group providing an extensive range of legal counsel and services to lodging and lifestyle companies. In this capacity, he works on a broad variety of hotel and resort development, operations and regulatory matters, including the evaluation of litigation. Andy is recognized nationally by Chambers USA as a leading authority on the development and structuring of mixed-use real estate projects throughout the United States and globally.

Clients turn to Andy for his depth and scope of experience and his practical approach to addressing the material risks and potential rewards of complex matters within the hospitality sector. He counsels lodging and lifestyle companies on evolving products and works regularly with established and startup branding companies within the hospitality sector. Additionally, Andy advises capital providers on loan restructurings and REO.

Andy also counsels governmental institutions on promoting economic growth through tourism. His work includes the planning and facilitation of new tourism destinations, privatization of publicly owned facilities, structuring of fiscal and monetary incentives to promote investment, and creation of financing mechanisms to supplement development initiatives. He has advised the Republic of Panama, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, other Caribbean nations and a variety of municipalities within the United States.

Andy is a member of the international Society of Hospitality Consultants and the Urban Land Institute, Recreation Development Council and is a frequent speaker on hotel and resort development and operations.

  • 1875 Northwest Corporate Boulevard, Suite 275
    Boca Raton, FL 33431
  • 1251 Avenue of the Americas, 37th Floor
    New York, NY 10020
Bar Admissions
  • Florida, Florida State Bar
  • New York, New York State Bar
  • American Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section - Member
  • American Resort Development Association - Member
  • Florida Bar Association, Condominium and Planned Development Committee of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section - Member
  • The Center for Caribbean and Latin American Development - Founding Member
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI), Recreation Development Council - Member
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI), Southeast Florida/Caribbean District Council - Executive Committee Member
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI), Technical Advisory Panel for the City of North Miami, Florida - Member
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI), Technical Advisory Panel for the Miami Downtown Development Authority on a Downtown Conference Center - Chair

Akerman LLP
Boca Raton, Florida

223 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

108 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Real Estate Law, Fort Lauderdale (2020)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Leisure and Hospitality Law
  • Real Estate Law
Special Focus:
  • Condominiums
  • Resorts
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated
  • Super Lawyers Magazine 2006-2016, Listed in Florida for Real Estate: Business
  • The Legal 500 2013-2015, Recommended for Real Estate and Construction - Real Estate
  • Chambers USA 2007-2016, Ranked nationwide for Leisure & Hospitality


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