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 

Fellows Program
Fellows nominated:
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

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected: 
2016: Ronnell Robinzine 

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
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