Press Release

Top 100 U.S. law firm Akerman LLP is pleased to announce that 24 lawyers have been elected to the firm’s partnership, effective immediately. The new partners represent seven practice groups and span 11 offices.

“We are proud to welcome this exceptionally talented group of lawyers to our partnership ranks for their exemplary commitment and results on behalf of our clients, our communities, and our firm,” said Akerman Chairman and CEO Scott Meyers. "We have ambitious plans for the future and having leaders of diverse backgrounds, talents and expertise across our many U.S. markets is a foundational part of our success. We look forward to their ongoing contributions."

The new partners include:

Marissa R. Amuial, Real Estate, Miami

Raymond J. Berti, Labor & Employment, New York

Gabriela C. Botifoll, Corporate, Miami

Sara A. Brubaker, Litigation, Orlando

John M. Faust, Corporate, Washington, D.C.

Angelica C. Fortney, Tax, Miami

Andrew Hard, Corporate, Washington, D.C.

Dustin B. Hillsley, Litigation, Fort Lauderdale

Montoya M. Ho-Sang, Policy, Atlanta

Alicia Y. Hou, Litigation, Los Angeles

Melissa C. Koch, Corporate, Orlando

Scott R. Lachman, Consumer Finance, Las Vegas

Alexandra I. Ledyard, Litigation, Houston

Taila L. Martin, Real Estate, New York

Ildefonso “Dito” P. Mas, Litigation, Washington, D.C.

John M. Neary, Real Estate, Washington, D.C.

Rodrigo Palacios, Corporate, New York

David Rosen, Tax, Orlando

Paul J. Rutigliano, Labor & Employment, New York

Caroline “Kiki” M. Scarff, Corporate, Winston-Salem

Monica L. Summers, Consumer Finance, San Antonio

Lindsay N. Thomas, Corporate, Washington, D.C.

Corina Valderrama, Labor & Employment, Los Angeles

Angela R. Webster, Litigation, Houston


About Akerman 

Akerman LLP is a top 100 U.S. law firm recognized among the most forward-thinking firms in the industry by Financial Times. Its more than 700 lawyers and business professionals collaborate with the world’s most successful enterprises and entrepreneurs to navigate change, seize opportunities, and help drive innovation and growth.

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