January 23, 2017 - Board Member and Board Secretary Lawrence P. Rochefort is the Akerman Litigation Practice Group Chair. He has over 20 years of experience litigating business disputes in state and federal court and in arbitration. Larry received his Bachelor’s Degree from Florida Atlantic University and graduated from the University of Miami School of Law, which also awarded him the Law Alumni Achievement Award in 2015.
Larry is AV Rated by the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review. He is listed for Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, and Litigation – Real Estate by The Best Lawyers in America 2010-2017. Benchmark Litigation 2014-2016, listed him as a Florida local litigation star for General Commercial Litigation.
Larry and Akerman have been loyal supporters of our Pro Bono Recognition Evening and Cup of Justice Golf Tournament throughout the years. We are grateful for their commitment to helping us provide high quality civil legal advice, representation, and education free of charge to the disadvantaged in our county.