Our Social Impact program is driven by a need to help solve critical social issues within our communities and across the legal industry. We collaborate with clients, community organizations, and other industry stakeholders to advance meaningful change and create better opportunities for the future.
- Philanthropy and Community Engagement. The Akerman Philanthropic Initiative guides our commitment of firm resources to achieve maximum impact in our communities, particularly in the areas of education and youth development.
- Pro Bono. Akerman lawyers have assisted a wide range of pro bono clients including children in the foster care system, families seeking asylum, domestic violence victims, low-income tenants, veterans, and people with disabilities. We look for opportunities to collaborate with our clients and community partners to expand the reach of our pro bono efforts.
- Diversity and Inclusion. Our firm delivers exceptional value by cultivating a community of talented professionals that is strengthened by a broad range of experiences and perspectives. Our Diversity and Inclusion Committee is designed to support the advancement of a diverse group of professionals as firm and community leaders.
- Sustainability. Our sustainability initiative is aimed at reducing our environmental impact, improving efficiencies to better serve clients, and providing healthy workplaces that enhance the quality of life for our people. We are committed to improving our environmental performance through energy efficiency programs, waste reduction, and local action across our offices.