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Diversity

"Equality and inclusion is an integral part of our platform, allowing us to serve our clients in more thoughtful and extraordinary ways, and we embrace inclusion as a strategic competitive advantage. As a firm, we have made great strides in the recruitment, retention, and development of a talented and diverse group of lawyers. Our success in this area continues to garner accolades for our firm and our people, including these recent rankings: • Law360 2019 Glass Ceiling Report: Akerman ranked #4 among large law firms..."

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Law Firm Diversity Database MCCA

Each law firm’s Diversity Survey responses are also published in the Law Firm Diversity Database. The database currently includes ten years of survey data and information on more than 250 law firms. Through this online tool, you can make side-by-side comparisons of diversity metrics, gauge firms’ progress over time, and measure their performance against industry-wide benchmarks. Open to participation by any law firm with offices in the United States, the Vault/MCCA Law Firm Diversity Survey has become the industry standard for tracking law firm efforts to increase diversity within the profession.

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Akerman LLP

Three Brickell City Centre
98 Southeast Seventh Street, Suite 1100
Miami, FL 33131
Phone: (305) 374-5600

Firm Stats

Chairman & CEO: Scott Meyers
Total No. Attorneys 2020:
500 - 750

Base Salary

Varies by market
1st year: $95,000–$180,000
Summer Associate: $1,700–$3,500/week

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
6 out of 7 (2Ls) (2019)

No. of Summer Associates:
11 total (7 2Ls; 4 1Ls) (2019)

Employment Contact

Danielle T. Shannon
Chief Talent Officer
(212) 880-3889
danielle.shannon@akerman.com

Major Office Locations

Atlanta, GA
Austin, TX
Boca Raton, FL
Chicago, IL
Dallas, FL
Denver, CO
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Houston, TX
Jacksonville, FL
Las Vegas, NV
Los Angeles, CA
Madison, WI
Maitland, FL
Miami, FL (HQ)
Naples, FL
New Orleans, LA
New York, NY
Orlando, FL
Palm Beach, FL
Salt Lake City, UT
San Antonio, TX
Tallahassee, FL
Tampa, FL
Vienna, VA
Washington, DC
West Palm Beach, FL
Winston-Salem, NC

Major Departments

Bankruptcy & Reorganization
Consumer Finance Litigation & Compliance
Corporate
Fraud & Recovery
Government Affairs & Public Policy
Health Care
Intellectual Property
Labor & Employment
Litigation
Real Estate
Taxation