Akerman Logo
Alan H. Aronson
Alan H. Aronson
Partner 
One Southeast Third Avenue
25th Floor
Miami, FL 33131
 
Tel:
305.982.5662
Fax:
305.374.5095
 
 

Alan Aronson has over 30 years of experience representing clients in public and private securities transactions, mergers and acquisitions, venture capital transactions, advising broker-dealers and investment advisors, and providing counsel on corporate governance and compliance matters. Alan is the inaugural and current chair of The Dade County Bar Association's Business Law Committee, a past chair of the Corporations, Securities and Financial Services Committee of the Florida Bar's Business Law Section, and a past chair of The Florida Board of Bar Examiners. Alan has served as lead corporate and securities counsel to NYSE, Nasdaq, and OTC companies, is a FINRA-trained dispute resolutions arbitrator, and is a frequent lecturer on securities and corporate topics. Alan is a contributing author to numerous publications, has been named in Florida Trend's Legal Elite, The Best Lawyers in America 2011-2014 (Securities Law), Super Lawyers Magazine 2011-2014, and was selected as the 2008 and 2011 Member of the Year for The Florida Bar Business Law Section.
 
Representative Experience
-
Representation of a publicly traded broker-dealer in a merger transaction with a NYSE acquiror.
 
-
Representation of a NYSE company's acquisition of German manufacturing company and creation of a German research and development enterprise.
 
-
Representation involving the reverse merger of a Nasdaq manufacturing/distribution entity with an affiliated entity.
 
-
Representation of a Nasdaq home building company in effectuating its going private transaction.
 
-
Representation of a publicly traded broker-dealer.
 
Awards & Recognition
-
The Best Lawyers in America 2011-2014, Listed in Florida for Securities/ Capital Markets Law and Securities Regulation
 
-
Super Lawyers Magazine 2011-2014, Listed in Florida for Business/Corporate and Securities & Corporate Finance
 
-
The Florida Bar, Business Law Section, Recognized as Member of the Year, 2008 and 2011
 
-
Appointed in November 2007 by the Florida Supreme Court to serve for a five year term on the Florida Board of Bar Examiners, Elected Vice-Chair for a one-year term commencing November 2010, and served as Chair from November 2011 until October 2012.
 
-
Florida Trend's Legal Elite 2009, 2014, Listed for Business Law
 
-
Lifestyle Media Group's Leaders in Law Awards, Finalist, Securities Law
 
-
Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent rated
 
Published Works & Lectures
-
Frequent lecturer for continuing legal education programs, particularly involving corporate/securities issues
 
-
Lexis/Matthew Bender, Co-Author, "Chapter Update," Section 16(b)
 
-
Florida Bar Publication, Contributing Author, "Florida Corporate Practice"
 
-
Bloomberg BNA, Contributing Author, The Florida Corporation's Legal Aspects of Organization and Operation, 2013
 
-
Aspatore Books, Contributing Author, "SEC Compliance Best Practices," 2010
 
-
Aspatore Books, Contributing Author, "Rule 144," 2009
 
-
The Florida Bar Journal of the Business Law Section, Contributing Author
 
-
Dade County Bar Association Bulletin, Contributing Author
 
-
Executive Enterprise Institute, Lecturer, "Effectuating a Corporate Transaction: Getting the Deal Done" and "Due Diligence"
 
-
National Business Institute, Lecturer, "Securities Law/Regulation D, Rule 144 and 16(b);" "Buying and Selling a Business," "Corporate Compliance," "Contractual Obligations," "Legal Ethics," and "Business Valuations"
 
-
The Florida Bar Business Law Section and the Dade County Bar Association's Business Law Committee, Monthly Speaker, "A Practical Guide to the Securities Laws."
 
-
ABA Business Bar Leaders Conference, Speaker, "Continuing Legal Education Issues," 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011
 
-
The Florida Bar Business Law Section and the Dade County Bar Association's Business Law Committee, Monthly Speaker for the CLE Series, "Demystifying the Securities Laws"
 
-
Institute for Paralegal Education, Lecturer, "Understanding Contractual Boilerplate," "Understanding the Blue Sky Laws," "A Practical Guide in Dealing with Contracts," "Due Diligence," and Corporate Maintenance"
 
-
Lorman Education Services, Lecturer, "Record Keeping Techniques for Paralegals"
 
-
AIA, Speaker, "Entity Formation Issues Related to the Architectural Practice"
 
Professional Memberships & Activities
-
Dade County Bar Association, Business Law Committee, Inaugural and Current Chair
 
-
Florida Board of Bar Examiners, Emeritus Member
 
-
The Florida Bar, Grievance Committee, Past Member, 2008-2011
 
-
The Florida Bar, Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, Member, 2011-Current; Appointed Chair, December 2012
 
-
The Florida Bar, Business Law Section, Corporations, Securities and Financial Services Committee, Past Chair, 2007-2008; Past Co-Vice Chair, 2006-2007
 
-
The Florida Bar, Business Law Section, Continuing Legal Education Committee, Past Chair, 2008-2010; Membership Committee, Immediate Past Chair; Sponsorship and Retreat Committee, Chair Emeritus
 
-
The Florida Bar, CLE Standing Committee, Former Member
 
-
The Florida Bar, Student Education/Admissions to The Bar Committee, Member
 
-
The Florida Bar, Business Law Section, Executive Council, Member
 
-
Miami-Dade College, Paralegal and Advisory Board, Member; Elected Chair, December 2012
 
-
Georgetown University School of Law Corporate Counsel Institute, Advisory Board, Past Member
 
-
The Florida Bar, Business Law Section, Chapter 607 Project (amending the Florida corporate statute), Co-Chair
 
-
The Florida Bar, Business Law Section, Chapter 608 Project (rewriting Florida's LLC statute), Member
 
-
The Florida Bar, Business Law Section, Section 517 Committee (amending the Florida blue sky laws), Member
 
-
American Bar Foundation, Fellow
 
-
The Florida Bar Foundation, Fellow
 



Alan H. Aronson

Practice
Corporate
Representative Clients
Knox Securities Corp.
Summit Financial Services Group, Inc.
Education
J.D., Northwestern University School of Law, 1979
B.A., State University of New York at Binghamton, 1975
Bar Admissions
Florida
New York
 
 
Home | Contact Us | Terms & Privacy Policy | Disclaimer | Follow Akerman on Twitter   Connect with Akerman on LinkedIn
©2014 Akerman LLP, Akerman (Nevada) LLP. Attorney Advertising.