Practices

Credentials

    Education

      • University of Miami, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2019
      • Emory University, B.A., English and History, 2015

    Bar Admissions

      • Florida

Languages

  • Turkish

Bio

Filiz Akkaya is an attorney in Becker’s Construction Law & Litigation and Business Litigation Practices. She represents clients through all aspects of litigation, including performing discovery, drafting pleadings, motions, and briefs, and conducting extensive research and analysis on complex procedural and substantive legal issues.

While in law school at the University of Miami, Ms. Akkaya worked as a law clerk focusing on complex commercial litigation and transactional work. She was also awarded multiple CALI awards, received Dean’s List recognition, and is a member of the Order of the Coif. Born and raised in Istanbul, Turkey, Ms. Akkaya is fluent in Turkish and speaks conversational French.

PROFESSIONAL / COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

  • The Florida Bar, Trial and Litigation Section, Member