Philip B. Schwartz

Philip B. Schwartz


Akerman LLP

Recognized since 2008

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Practice Areas

Corporate Law

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Phil Schwartz’s areas of practice include securities disclosure, private and public debt and equity financings, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate matters. He also represents clients in enforcement matters before the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Phil is an active participant in the activities of The Florida Bar Business Law Section and was Chair of the section in 1996-97. During the past 20 years, he has chaired or participated on many of the section committees that have made proposals to the Florida legislature which have resulted in the modernizing of many of Florida’s entity laws. He was also an active participant on the special committees of the section that published reports on legal opinion issues in 1991 and 1998. Additionally, Phil is an active participant in the activities of the ABA Federal Regulation of Securities Law Committee and the ABA Committee on Legal Opinions.

Location

  • 201 East Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 1800
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, Florida State Bar

Akerman LLP
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

212 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

80 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Corporate Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Corporate Law, Fort Lauderdale (2017)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Corporate Law

Awards:

  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated
  • Florida Trend's Legal Elite 2006, 2010, Listed for Business Law

Publications

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