All Press Releases for May 16, 2024

Marquis Who's Who Honors Adam S. Akeel, Esq., for Expertise in Legal Services

Adam S. Akeel, Esq., continues his father's legacy by practicing law with a high level of skill

Mr. Akeel, an attorney at Akeel & Valentine, PLC since 2016, has demonstrated a profound commitment to advocating for justice and providing exemplary legal services.

    TROY, MI, May 16, 2024 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Adam S. Akeel, Esq., has been recognized for inclusion in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Mr. Akeel, an attorney at Akeel & Valentine, PLC since 2016, has demonstrated a profound commitment to advocating for justice and providing exemplary legal services. Before ascending to his current position, he honed his skills as a law clerk at the same organization. This role was preceded by a year as a law clerk at Vandeveer Garzia and simultaneously serving as a student attorney at The Free Legal Aid Clinic Inc. in Detroit. Mr. Akeel's early exposure to the legal profession also included a stint as a legal intern at Doraid Elder, PC and gaining valuable business insights as an accountant intern at A&A Management. Additionally, his leadership qualities were evident during his time as a senior summer camp counselor and kids activities employee at Life Time Fitness.

Mr. Akeel has achieved such notable professional accolades as being featured in USA Today as one of the most influential attorneys of 2024. His commitment to excellence is further evidenced by his memberships in prestigious organizations such as Lawyers of Distinction, the State Bar of Michigan, and Sigma Chi International Fraternity. These affiliations reflect Mr. Akeel's professional standing and his dedication to continuous learning and improvement.

The foundation of Mr. Akeel's career is built upon solid academic achievements. He received a Bachelor of Arts in English and psychology from Albion College in 2013, followed by earning his Juris Doctor from the Law School at Wayne State University in 2016. Mr. Akeel's comprehensive education has been instrumental in his success and approach to practicing law. Furthermore, he has obtained multiple legal bar admissions across various jurisdictions including the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan; the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; Michigan; and is currently admitted pro hac vice in several class action lawsuits pending in Virginia, the District of Columbia, California, Florida, and New Jersey. This wide range of admissions enables Mr. Akeel to serve a diverse clientele effectively.

Mr. Akeel's motivation for pursuing a career in law was deeply influenced by his father's establishment of Akeel & Valentine, PLC in the early 2000s. Growing up observing his father's dedication to justice and social change inspired him to make a positive societal impact through law. By joining his father's firm immediately after graduating from law school in 2016, Mr. Akeel has been able to continue this legacy.

Mr. Akeel's expertise has received recognition that extends beyond professional circles. He was named most influential lawyer of 2024 by Lawyers of Distinction and received the 40 Under 40 award from National Trial Lawyers in 2023. These honors reflect both his skill as an attorney and his influence within the legal community.

Outside of his professional endeavors, Mr. Akeel enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, swimming, spending time in nature, and reading. Looking ahead, he is focused on expanding his firm while preserving and building upon his father's legacy. This goal reflects a commitment to professional growth, as well as a desire to contribute positively to the broader community through legal practice.

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