Akerman Partner Richard Milstein was recognized by Chambers at the 2019 Diversity & Inclusion USA Awards as highly commended in the LGBT+ Equality Lawyer of the Year category. This award recognizes Milstein for his dedication and commitment to LGBT+ diversity programs and his role in organizing events or discussions helping to further the advancement of LGBT+ professionals in the law.
A renowned champion for equal justice and pro bono legal services, Milstein was also the 2019 recipient of The Florida Bar Foundation's 2019 Medal of Honor and the Dade County Bar Association's Legacy Award at its inaugural "LGBTQ + Pride Celebration". He concentrates his practice on trust, probate, estate, and guardianship litigation and administration, and family law matters.
Milstein was honored at the 2019 awards on Thursday, June 6 at the Fairmont San Francisco, alongside Dale Noll, who was a finalist in the Future Leader – LGBT+ Equality category.