Incoming Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Akerman LLP
David Spector joined Akerman in 2009 and will become Chairman and CEO of Akerman in February 2018. He is also the founding Co-Chair of the firm's Fraud and Recovery Practice Group.
Akerman LLP has ranked in the top 50 for diversity and No. 6 for Hispanic lawyers. Diversity efforts include a diversity committee, sensitivity training, same-sex domestic partner benefits, and the first minority legal pipeline program in Florida.
Joined LCLD 2011
Highlights of LCLD Participation
2019: Kimberly Lopez; 2018: Naim S. Surgeon, 2017: Enjolique Dion Aytch; 2016: Michelle Gonzalez; 2015: Palash Pandya; 2014: Larry W. Ross, II; 2013: Michael C. Marsh; 2012: Martin Burkett; 2011: Julie Simone Sneed
2016: Ronnell Robinzine
1L LCLD Scholars Program
2018: Rode Carpio, Hane Kim, Rukayat Salaam, Fatoumata Waggeh; 2016: Nykeeba Brown, Kelly Hallisey, Nicholas Luciano, Anibal Manzano; 2015: Tara A. Jackson, Victor Obasaju
Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2017, 2016, 2015
Annual Meeting (2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)
Member: David Spector
Diversity Professional: Michael Marsh
Communications: Marlisa Serrano