Hank Raattama is a partner in Akerman's Miami office, where he focuses his practice in the areas non-profit organizations, estate planning and taxation of business entities. He received his B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of Florida and his LL.M. (in Taxation) from New York University. Hank is a frequent lecturer and author on tax matters and has been an adjunct professor in the Tax Masters Program at the University of Miami College of Law. He is a member of the American College of Tax Counsel and The Florida Bar (past chair, Tax Section and Tax Certification Committee). Hank is a recipient of the Gerald T. Hart Outstanding Florida Tax Attorney, the James W. McLamore Miami-Dade County Volunteer of the Year Award and Outstanding Professional Advisor, Miami-Dade County, Florida. Hank has been recognized by Chambers USA as a leading Florida tax attorney, by Florida Trend as a legal elite tax attorney, The Best Lawyers in America, and other publications.