Akerman reports a solid year with a 4 percent rise in gross revenue to $337 million and an 8 percent boost in net income to $130 million.
While not as strong as the previous year's revenue growth rate of 9 percent, the gain reflects a fifth year of growth and a return to pre-recession levels.
The firm's attorney headcount rose to an all-time high of 620 lawyers and 20 lobbyists in 20 U.S. offices in the fiscal year ended Oct. 31. Akerman hasn't determined the full-time equivalents figure, but it reported 548 FTEs in its 2014 Am Law 100 survey.
Akerman is Florida's largest law firm by headcount based on the Daily Business Review's 2015 Review 100 ranking of firms, finishing ahead of Holland & Knight and Greenberg Traurig. The firm cracked the listing of top U.S. law firms this year for the first time, ranking 98th.
The Miami-based law firm's fiscal year ended Oct. 31. Profits per partner and other financial results are not yet available.
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