Michael Akiva

Managing Partner / Attorney

The word 'normal' is so boring, until life isn't. And, for me, one of the most rewarding aspects of my job is helping a client get their life back to normal after an accident.

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Meet Michael Akiva

Managing Partner / Attorney

Michael Akiva

Michael Akiva is Managing Partner of Jacoby & Meyers. Having started his career as an attorney at Latham & Watkins LLP, a prestigious, global corporate law firm, Michael quickly realized that representing big corporations was not for him. After leaving the firm, Michael dedicated himself to fighting for the rights of the injured.

Education

  • J.D. UCLA School of Law, Editor, UCLA Law Review
  • B.S., Finance, University of Southern California, Magna cum laude

Memberships & Associations

  • California Bar
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Committee Member, LACBA Lawyer Referral and Information Service Committee
  • Member NAPIL
  • Super Lawyers
  • Consumer Attorneys of California

Verdicts & Settlements

  • $5.1 Million | Auto v. Truck
  • $2.5 Million | Auto v. Auto
  • $1.5 Million | Slip and Fall
  • $1.5 Million | Auto v. Bus
  • $1.5 Million | Auto v. Auto
  • $1.375 Million | Auto v. Auto
  • $1.35 Million | Auto v. Auto
  • $1.3 Million | Auto v. Auto
  • $1.25 Million | Auto v. Pedestrian
  • $1.1 Million | Auto v. Auto
  • $1 Million | Truck v. Motorcycle
  • $1 Million | Products Liability Burn Case