Stephen K. Roddenberry

Stephen K. Roddenberry


Akerman LLP

Recognized since 2006

Miami, Florida

Practice Areas

Corporate Governance Law

Corporate Law

International Mergers and Acquisitions

Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

Securities / Capital Markets Law

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Veteran dealmaker Steve Roddenberry advises clients in corporate compliance and governance issues, public and private securities transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and private equity investments. Described as a “masterful strategist” by Chambers USA, he has built longstanding relationships with Huizenga Holdings, the Miami Dolphins, Sheridan Healthcare, and The GEO Group, among others.

Steve has served as lead counsel in hundreds of M&A transactions, spin-offs, and restructurings of private and public companies. He has represented buyers, sellers, private equity investors, special committees of boards of directors, as well as other stakeholders in these complex deals.

Steve has been ranked as a leading corporate lawyer by Chambers USA in Corporate/M&A and Private Equity law for more than a decade and by The Legal 500 in Middle Market M&A.

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Location
  • Three Brickell City Centre, Suite 1100
    98 Southeast Seventh Street
    Miami, FL 33131
Education
  • Harvard University, J.D., graduated 1974
Bar Admissions
  • Florida, The Florida Bar
  • New York, New York State Bar
Affiliations
  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Florida Bar Foundation - Member
  • Sports Lawyers Association - Member
  • The Florida Bar - Corporation, Banking and Business Law Section, Past Chairman, 1985-1986

Akerman LLP
Miami, Florida

223 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

109 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2024 - Corporate Governance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2024 - Securities / Capital Markets Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Securities / Capital Markets Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Mergers and Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Corporate Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Corporate Governance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Mergers and Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2009 - Corporate Law
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Corporate Governance Law, Miami (2024)
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law, Miami (2024)
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law, Miami (2022)
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law, Miami (2020)
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Miami (2019)
  • Corporate Law, Miami (2018)
  • Corporate Governance Law, Miami (2017)
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Miami (2016)
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Miami (2015)
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law, Miami (2013)
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Miami (2012)
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law, Miami (2012)
  • Corporate Law, Miami (2009)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • International Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
Special Focus:
  • Corporate
Awards:
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated
  • The Legal 500 2015, 2016, Recommended for Mergers, Acquisitions & Buyouts: M&A National Middle Market
  • Florida Trend's Legal Elite 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, Listed for Business Law
  • South Florida Legal Guide Top Lawyers 2012, 2014-2015 Listed for Corporate and Business, International
  • Super Lawyers Magazine 2006-2016, Listed in Florida for Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities & Corporate Finance, and Entertainment & Sports
  • Daily Business Review 2013, Top Dealmaker Finalist for Corporate Finance
  • Chambers USA 2003-2016, Ranked in Florida for Corporate/M&A & Private Equity
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • International Trade and Finance Law

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