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"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 the following recent rankings: • Law360 2019 Glass Ceiling Report: Akerman ranked #4 among large law firms..."

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71 South Wacker Drive
47th Floor
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: (312) 634-5700

Firm Stats

Chairman and Managing Partner: Scott A. Meyers
Total No. Attorneys (2023):
750 - 1K
No. of Partners Named 2022:
Billable-Hour Requirement:

Base Salary

1st year-9th year: varies by market
Summer Associate: varies by market

Employment Contact

Danielle T. Shannon
Chief Talent Officer
(212) 880-3889
general recruiting Email:

No. of U.S. Offices: 24

No. of International Offices: 0

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
Miami, FL
Naples, FL
New Orleans, LA
New York, NY
Orlando, FL
Salt Lake City, UT
San Antonio, TX
Tallahassee, FL
Tampa, FL
Washington, DC
West Palm Beach, FL
Winston-Salem, NC

Major Departments

Bankruptcy & Reorganization
Consumer Financial Services, Data & Technology (CFS+)
Government Affairs & Public Policy
Health Care
Intellectual Property
Labor & Employment
Real Estate
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.