Akiesha Gilcrist Sainvil focuses her practice on defending medical device, pharmaceutical, and consumer products manufacturers in high-stakes complex products liability and mass torts litigation. She has also defended major retailers, transportation companies, financial and health care institutions, and insurance providers, among many other industries, in complex commercial litigation matters based in federal and state courts (including appellate courts) across the United States, and in arbitration. Akiesha brings a broad range of experience to her practice, ranging from counseling clients on complex litigation strategy involving nationwide implications through trial preparation.
Akiesha is also active in her community. She devotes herself to the advancement and promotion of diversity in the legal profession through her service as a mentor and advocate for young and aspiring lawyers. She currently represents the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD), an organization with that exact goal, as a City Lead for Miami’s LCLD Success in Law School Mentoring Program and its Alumni Group. She also actively supports the Miami Children’s Museum.
- Pharmaceutical, medical device, and health care litigation
- Products Liability
- Multidistrict litigation
- Class and mass action litigation