Cindy Laquidara is a lawyer based in Jacksonville, Florida. She is Board Certified by the Florida Bar in City, County & Local Government Law.

Akerman Earns Accolades

Cindy LaquidaraCindy Laquidara is pleased to share that Akerman has received a fair amount of industry recognition in 2015 so far. Highlights include:

  • The American Lawyer: Akerman ranked among the 100 largest law firms in the United States.
  • Law360: Akerman ranked among the top 50 law firms for diversity and the top 10 law firms for Hispanic lawyers.
  • Corporate Equality Index: Akerman ranked among the best places to work for LGBT equality with a 100 percent rating.
  • The American Lawyer: Akerman ranked among the top 50 law firms for diversity and among the top 25 law firms for female partners.
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers: Akerman recognized with 77 tier one national and regional practice rankings; corporate, real estate, and financial litigation practices again top ranked nationally; awarded “Law Firm of the Year” honors in real estate litigation.
  • The Legal 500: Akerman top ranked nationally in middle market M&A and recognized nationally for the fifth consecutive year as a leading law firm for real estate, land use, construction, and immigration law.
  • Chambers Global: Akerman’s Latin America & the Caribbean Practice recognized for a third consecutive year as among the best in international arbitration; Akerman lawyers also ranked as leaders in their fields in international trade and labor & employment.
  • Super Lawyers: A record 193 Akerman lawyers named to the Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists across the United States; Karen Buesing and Kathi Giddings named among the “Top 100 Florida Super Lawyers”; Akerman once again the law firm with the most women lawyers on the “Top 50 Florida Women Super Lawyers” list, including Kim Ashby, Stacy Bercun Bohm, Karen Buesing, Susan Eisenberg, Kathi Giddings, and Margaret Mathews.
  • Law360: Akerman once again ranked as a “Powerhouse” law firm in Florida.
  • Chambers USA: Akerman awarded high rankings in 13 practice areas; corporate/M&A and private equity, real estate, and insurance practices once again received top honors in Florida, a distinction held by our Corporate Practice Group for more than a decade; 56 lawyers ranked across numerous practice areas.
  • Benchmark Litigation: Akerman’s Litigation Practice Group once again top ranked in Florida and recommended in Virginia; lawyers also ranked as local litigation stars; appellate lawyer Kathi Giddings named among the “Top 250 U.S. Women in Litigation” for the fourth consecutive year.
  • Florida Trend: 27 Akerman lawyers named to the “Legal Elite” list; Akerman ranked one of the top 5 law firms in Florida for total lawyers listed and the law firm with the most women honorees; Karen Buesing and Kathi Giddings once again recognized in the publication’s Hall of Fame.