Akerman has been selected as the recipient of the 2019 Corporate Partner of the Year award by LGBT Bar LA. The firm will be honored during the LGBT Bar LA Annual Gala on April 12 at the California Science Center.
The Corporate Partner of the Year Award recognizes a community partner that exemplifies, supports, and advances the values and goals of the LGBT Bar Association, including advocating for equal rights for LGBT lawyers, supporting the LGBT community, and advancing LGBT law students and lawyers in the profession. Akerman was honored for its LGBT-friendly policies, benefits, active employee networks, recruiting efforts, and culture, as well its pro bono efforts on behalf of LGBT causes.
Akerman is recognized as one of the nation’s most diverse and inclusive law firms. It’s received a perfect, 100 percent score in the Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for the five consecutive years and it’s consistently rated as a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality.