Margaret Mathews

Akerman LLP

Margaret D. Mathews is a seasoned business litigator and a Certified Mediator. She has more than three decades of experience navigating business disputes, contractual and statutory claims, business torts, product liability, class actions, mass actions, and licensing matters.

Notably, Margaret has had several multi-week trials in the Middle District of Florida and in Pinellas County Circuit Court, and recently led a team in obtaining a complete victory after a three-week jury trial. Margaret often serves as local counsel, assisting lawyers from other jurisdictions in complying with local practices and customs.

Having led several local bar associations and currently serving on the Board of Governors of The Florida Bar, Margaret maintains an active presence in the community. She frequently speaks at legal education seminars and serves as a volunteer pro bono lawyer for Bay Area Legal Service.

Education :

  • J.D., University of Florida Levin College of Law, 1982, with honors
  • B.A., Vanderbilt University, 1979, cum laude

Bar Admissions : Florida

Court Admissions :

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Affiliations :

  • University of Florida Law Center Association, Emeritus, Board of Trustees
  • Florida Blue Key, Honorary Member, 2013
  • The Florida Bar, 13th Judicial Circuit, Board of Governors Member; Rules Committee Chair, 2012; Gender Equality in the Profession, Past Co-Chair, 1997-1998; Appellate Rules Committee, Past Chair, 1993-1994
  • Middle District Bench Bar Fund Committee, 2010-2013
  • Middle District Grievance Committee, 2002-2012; Chair, 2005-2012
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Cheatwood Inn of Court, Past President 2008-2009; Past Secretary, 2000-2007
  • Hillsborough County Commission on the Status of Women, Commissioner, 2002-2010
  • Hillsborough County Bar Foundation, Past President, 2007-2008
  • Bay Area Legal Services, Board of Directors; Past President, 2003
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association, Past President, 1998-1999
  • Middle District Merit Selection Panel, Magistrate Selection, 1995; Past Chair, 1996
  • Hillsborough Association for Women Lawyers, Past President, 1993-1994


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