Don R. Boswell

Bruce D. Berger

Harriet Rae Freeman


Jeremy R. Akers - 1942-1999

Akers & Boswell, P.A., was founded in 1993 by Don R. Boswell and Jeremy R. Akers. Both were former attorneys for the U. S. Department of Justice.


Don R. Boswell

Don Boswell is a founding partner of Akers & Boswell, P.A. His practice is focused on issues of employment law and civil rights, including employment contracts, non-compete agreements, and related litigation.

Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law

Only 183 out of Florida’s 106,630 lawyers are certified by the Florida Bar as specialists in Labor and Employment Law.
Mr. Boswell was certified in 2001 as one of the first lawyers in Florida to receive the certification. He now serves on the Florida Bar’s labor and employment law certification committee.

Martindale Hubble, an independent attorney rating firm rates Mr. Boswell "AV," which is the highest rating attainable.


University of Virginia School of Law: Juris Doctor, 1972
University of Alabama: Master of Business Administration, 1968
University of Alabama: Bachelor of Science, 1967

Bar Admissions

Supreme Court of the United States - 1980
U.S. Court of Appeals (11th Circuit) - 1981
U.S. Court of Appeals (5th Circuit) - 1976
U.S. District Court for the Middle Dist. Florida - 1990
U.S. District Court for the Southern Dist. Florida - 1974
U.S. District Court for the Southern Dist. Florida - Trial Bar - 1983
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia - 1980
Supreme Court of Florida and The Florida Bar - 1972

Florida Bar: Labor & Employment Law Section

Certified Circuit Civil Mediator by the Florida Supreme Court

Palm Beach County Bar Association

Federal Bar Association


Founding partner
Akers & Boswell, PA

Senior Litigation Counsel
Finalco, Incorporated / Gemini Equities, Inc.
Boca Raton, Florida

1983 - 1990:
Consultant to the Secretary of Education
Member, Civil Rights Reviewing Authority
U.S. Department of Education
Washington, D.C.

Consultant to Hon. Howard H. Baker, Jr.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader
Washington, D.C.

1973 - 1979:
Assistant United States Attorney
Southern District of Florida
United States Department of Justic


Akers & Boswell, PA
2161 Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard, Suite 407
West Palm Beach, Florida 33409
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