Akerman LLP AN INTERN EXPERIENCE

BACKGROUND

Akerman LLP is a Miami based law firm founded in 1920. Akerman is currently a leading law firm for real estate, construction, and immigration law.

In addition those areas of the law, Akerman is widely acclaimed for its strengths in middle market mergers and acquisitions and litigation, and for a diverse Latin American practice.

DIVERSITY AND DATA

Akerman is proud to be one of the largest and most diverse law firms in the state of Florida. A few instances of our diverse culture include:

  • One of the top 25 U.S. law firms for female partners by The American Lawyer
  • One of the top 60 law firms for diversity in The American Lawyer’s Diversity Scorecard (2016)
  • One of the Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality (100% Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index) 2015 and 2016
In 2015, Akerman employed 28% of minorities in associate positions, of which 60% were women.

WHAT AKERMAN IS LOOKING FOR

Akerman seeks eager prospective interns who have an interest in financial markets and civil litigation, and present an affinity with the Latin American culture.

YOUR WORK AS AN INTERN

Akerman is acknowledged profoundly for its strong roots in civil litigation and trial expertise. Therefore, we maintain pivotal focus on interns who can apply public speaking, debate, and trial experience achieved through work or extracurricular activities

Additionally, because of Akerman's focus on middle market M&A, prospective interns who have a finance or accounting background are most appealing.

To conclude, your work as an intern will consist of accompanying lawyers in civil trials, interviewing clients in depositions, and analyzing data for past and present transactions.

APPLICATION AND CONTACT

You may submit an application or contact us via LinkedIn or phone. The deadline will be on December 31, 2016 and we will announce positions on January 7, 2016.

Head of HR Neisen Kasdin: 305.374.5600

We appreciate your interest in Akerman and its culture and hope you take a chance in becoming part of our family. Remember, we strive for nothing short of greatness and justice.

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