Scott Meyers serves as Akerman’s Chairman and CEO, leading the strategic direction and growth of the firm. Working within the firm’s collaborative, inclusive, and high-trust culture, Scott drives initiatives that empower Akerman’s lawyers and professionals to deliver effective, creative, and sound legal solutions to the firm’s clients.
Scott previously served as Akerman’s Managing Partner, overseeing day-to-day operations across the firm’s 24 offices and working with firm leadership to execute strategic initiatives. He founded the firm’s Chicago office and served as its Office Managing Partner, guiding office growth by more than seven-fold since opening in February 2014.
Scott has represented hedge funds, investment advisers, private debt and equity funds, money managers, and insurance brokerage companies in complex commercial litigation, arbitration, and mediation of business disputes involving securities, trade secrets, restrictive covenants, and unfair competition.
He has earned consistent rankings in The Best Lawyers in America and was selected as a Fellow in Law and Economics by Georgetown University Law Center and the John M. Olin Foundation.