Teddy D. Klinghoffer

Teddy D. Klinghoffer


Akerman LLP

Recognized since 2006

Miami, Florida

Practice Areas

Corporate Compliance Law

Corporate Governance Law

Corporate Law

Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

Venture Capital Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Corporate Governance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Corporate Compliance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Corporate Governance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Corporate Compliance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Venture Capital Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Corporate Governance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Corporate Compliance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Corporate Governance Law
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A preeminent corporate lawyer who has negotiated an extensive number of deals, Teddy Klinghoffer devotes his practice to merger and acquisitions, private equity investments, as well as corporate compliance and governance issues. He advises buyers, sellers, and investors in structuring, negotiating, and closing complex business transactions.

Teddy serves clients across a range sectors with a concentration on healthcare, life sciences, aviation, real estate, and private equity. His clients include MBF Healthcare Partners, Kitson & Partners, The Frost Group, Jet Support Services, Inc. and MapleWood Partners, LP.

Consistently recognized as one of the top leaders within the legal community, he has been called “one of the deans of the South Florida Bar” in Chambers USA, which ranks Teddy for Corporate/M&A & Private Equity law. His accolades include numerous lawyer of the year honors from Best Lawyers in America as well as being called the “senior statesman of the firm’s M&A practice” by The Legal 500, which notes Teddy’s “highly rated” practice for Middle Market M&A.

Location

  • Three Brickell City Centre, Suite 1100
    98 Southeast Seventh Street
    Miami, FL 33131

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, The Florida Bar
  • New York, New York State Bar

Affiliations

  • The Florida Bar - Member
  • The New York Bar - Member

Akerman LLP
Los Angeles, California

170 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

64 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Full Firm Profile

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Corporate Governance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Corporate Compliance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Corporate Governance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Corporate Compliance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Venture Capital Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Corporate Governance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Corporate Compliance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2012 - Corporate Governance Law

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

  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Miami (2022)
  • Corporate Governance Law, Miami (2021)
  • Corporate Compliance Law, Miami (2020)
  • Corporate Governance Law, Miami (2019)
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Miami (2019)
  • Corporate Compliance Law, Miami (2018)
  • Venture Capital Law, Miami (2017)
  • Corporate Governance Law, Miami (2016)
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law, Miami (2016)
  • Corporate Compliance Law, Miami (2015)
  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, Miami (2013)
  • Corporate Governance Law, Miami (2012)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
  • Venture Capital Law
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Awards:

  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rated
  • Daily Business Review, 2007, Named for "Deal of the Year"
  • Daily Business Review, Listed in South Florida as one of Most Effective Lawyers
  • Daily Business Review 2013, Top Dealmaker Finalist for International Corporate
  • Practical Law Magazine, Ranked in Florida as a leading attorney for Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Florida Trend's Legal Elite, Listed in Florida for Corporate Law
  • South Florida Legal Guide Top Lawyers 2012, 2014-2015, Listed for Corporate and Business
  • The Legal 500, 2011, 2012, 2014-2016, Recommended for Mergers, Acquisitions & Buyouts: M&A National Middle Market
  • Super Lawyers Magazine 2007-2016, Listed in Florida for Business/Corporate
  • Chambers USA, 2004-2016, Ranked first tier in Florida for Corporate/M&A & Private Equity

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