In the battle for legal talent, Florida firms are going beyond big bonuses and diversity pledges in their efforts to attract and retain lawyers: they are now also offering generous parental leave policies.

In June, for example, Akerman extended its paid time off for parents by four weeks, matching Holland & Knight’s policy, which gives 16 weeks paid leave to primary caregivers and six weeks to secondary caregivers. Holland & Knight implemented that policy in 2013.

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