Michael Marsh, partner at Akerman LLP, has been featured among Lawdragon’s 500 Leading Lawyers in America. Marsh has been listed since 2018. The list recognizes top litigators, dealmakers, plaintiffs’ lawyers and voting rights advocates, who inspire with their leadership, their vision of the rule of law and its relationship to the nation’s people, governance and economies. Lawdragon selected the lawyers from journalistic research, submissions by firms and clients, and vetting by peers.
An experienced first chair trial lawyer and trusted counselor, Marsh represents clients in high stakes business disputes and provides strategic input and guidance on business issues. With a wide-ranging litigation practice in federal and state courts throughout the United States, he is a go-to resource for clients engaged in disputes involving sophisticated commercial contracts, securities and other class action defense, proxy contests, shareholders, antitrust, Mergers & Acquisitions, private equity, and D&O liability. Recognized by Chambers and Benchmark Litigation as a Litigation Star, Marsh has served as lead trial counsel in many jury and bench trials across the country on behalf of clients in various industries.
Outside of the courtroom, clients turn to Marsh for counsel on day-to-day operations, high value employment matters, major restructurings, and navigating corporate governance and compliance issues, including federal and state agency investigations.
Marsh is a member of our firm’s Executive Committee, a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC), past chair of Akerman’s Equality and Inclusion Committee, a fellow of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, and the chair of Friends of South Florida Autism.