Cindy Laquidara is a Partner with Akerman based in Jacksonville, Florida. She works in the firm’s Litigation practice and has earned admission to the bar in Florida, Massachusetts, and New York. She is Board Certified by the Florida Bar in City, County & Local Government Law.
Cindy received her J.D. from Boston College Law School, where she graduated magna cum laude and served on the Editorial Board of the Law Review. Before her graduate school education, Cindy graduated cum laude and as a member of Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Massachusetts with a B.A.
Cindy Laquidara commands over 30 years of experience navigating commercial litigation, environmental litigation, government and utility contracting, and government affairs issues. As the former general counsel of the City of Jacksonville, she has acted as lead trial counsel on an extensive portfolio of significant cases.
Her professional history spanned representation of both public and private companies in intricate litigation at both the federal and state level. She has litigated procurement, toxic tort, Title VII, pensions, contract, ADA, federal aviation, First Amendment, real estate & redevelopment matters, and more as trial counsel. Cindy has also served as appellate counsel in similar matters.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||1984||10/11/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Best Lawyers in America||Best Lawyers in America||2017|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2017|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2016|
|Best Lawyers in America||Best Lawyers in America||2016|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers Magazine||2015|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|Top Legal Professional||Jacksonville Magazine||2013|
|Woman Lawyer of the Year Award||Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association||2005|
|Partner||Akerman, LLP||2014 - Present|
|General Counsel||General Counsel at Consolidated City of Jacksonville||2009 - 2014|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Federal Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Jacksonville Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Business Executives for National Security||Member||N/A|
|Inn of Court, Dvual County, Florida||Emeritus||N/A|
|Boston College Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||1982|
|35th Annual Seminar||Local Residency Restrictions for Sex Offenders||2016|
|Florida Coastal School of Law||Balancing Life and Law||2014|
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