Clients benefit from our strategic alliance with Jones Group International (JGI), led by Gen. James L. Jones, USMC (Ret.), former national security advisor to President Obama. Gen. Jones and JGI’s team provide strategic advice and counsel on international policy and national security issues.
Members of our team have years of senior U.S. government experience:
Members of Congress who served on the House Appropriations and Armed Services and Senate Foreign Relations committees
Chief of Staff to the Secretary of Defense
Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs
Director, National Security Council
We have a robust practice in the area of global trade controls, including export controls and economic sanctions, antiboycott regulations, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and other antibribery laws, such as the U.K. Antibribery Act and the Exon-Florio law, as administered by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).
Akin Gump’s government contracts lawyers handle the formation, administration and litigation of contracts with the U.S. government or funded by the U.S. government. Many members of our team have Top Secret security clearances to handle even the highest-level transactions.