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Imoh E. Akpan Appointed Chair of DRI’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee


Imoh E. Akpan Appointed Chair of DRI’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee

May 10, 2024
Imoh E. Akpan

Imoh E. Akpan, a partner in Goldberg Segalla’s Retail and Hospitality practice in the Baltimore office, has been appointed Chair of DRI’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

Prior to his new role, Imoh had been serving as Vice Chair of the Committee.

DRI is the largest bar association of civil defense attorneys and in-house counsel, and its Diversity and Inclusion Committee seeks to “bring cutting-edge and thought-provoking ideas to the diversity discussion.”

Imoh is also a member of Goldberg Segalla’s Diversity Task Force, which strives to conceptualize and implement diversity-focused programs and give diversity a voice in our decision-making at the highest level. The individuals on this task force share the firm’s strong commitment to increasing diversity, and they use their unique experiences and backgrounds to support and advance that goal.



Imoh E. Akpan is an accomplished litigator with nearly 15 years of experience representing corporations and insurers in a variety of matters involving catastrophic injury, wrongful death, general negligence, negligent security, civil rights, product liability, and other types of claims. He has taken over 15 jury trials and 200 bench trials to verdict, most them involving commercial motor vehicles. A trusted counselor to his longtime clients, he has particularly deep experience in the trucking and transportation, retail and hospitality, and construction industries. Imoh has defended a variety of trucking and transportation matters involving passenger vehicle accidents, wrongful death, owner-operator liability, logo liability, and negligence claims. He has handled more than 20 rapid response investigations and has deposed accident reconstruction and human factors experts, police officers, vocational rehabilitation counselors, economists, orthopedists, neurologists, and neuropsychologists.