Sixty-two Akin Gump Lawyers Ranked by Chambers and Partners

(Washington, D.C.) – Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is pleased to announce that 62 of the firm’s lawyers have been ranked as leaders in their respective fields in the 2012 Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

The Akin Gump lawyers ranked in the survey were—

Scott L. Alberino  (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
Lisa G. Beckerman  (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
James J. Benjamin  (Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations)
David H. Botter  (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
Michael J. Brito  (Technology: Outsourcing; Outsourcing)
Rick L. Burdick  (Corporate/M&A & Private Equity)
P. John Burke  (Media & Entertainment: Transactional)
Cono A. Carrano  (Intellectual Property; Intellectual Property: Litigation)
David R. Clonts  (Intellectual Property)
Murry B. Cohen  (Litigation: Appellate)
Joel M. Cohn  (Labor & Employment)
David L. Comerford  (Litigation: Securities)
Warren E. Connelly  (International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy)
Tom W. Davidson  (Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite: Regulatory)
Ira S. Dizengoff  (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
Dianne B. Elderkin  (Intellectual Property)
Charles R. Gibbs  (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
Daniel H. Golden  (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
Orrin L. Harrison III  (Litigation: Securities)
Rex S. Heinke  (Litigation: Appellate)
Lester L. Hewitt  (Intellectual Property)
Lars-Erik A. Hjelm  (International Trade: Customs)
Fred S. Hodara  (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
Robert K. Huffman  (Government: Government Contracts)
John R. Jacob  (Healthcare)
Joel Jankowsky  (Government: Government Relations)
John V. Jansonius  (Labor & Employment)
Christopher L. Keough  (Healthcare; Healthcare: Regulatory & Litigation)
Gregory W. Knopp  (Labor & Employment)
Christine B. LaFollette  (Corporate/M&A (Texas); Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional)
Alan L. Laves  (Corporate/M&A)
Stuart E. Leblang  (Tax)
Carl B. Lee  (Real Estate)
Donald R. Livingston  (Labor & Employment)
Jorge Lopez Jr.  (Healthcare)
Mark J. MacDougall  (Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations)
Stephen A. Mansfield  (Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations)
James T. Meggesto  (Native American Law)
Prakash H. Mehta  (Investment Funds: Hedge Funds)
J. Kenneth Menges Jr.  (Corporate/M&A)
Daniel J. Micciche  (Tax)
Patricia A. Millett  (Litigation: Appellate)
Karen L. Milne  (Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite: Regulatory)
Joseph L. Motes III  (Corporate/M&A)
Daniel L. Nash  (Labor & Employment)
Donald R. Pongrace  (Native American Law)
Eliot D. Raffkind  (Investment Funds: Hedge Funds)
Randall M. Ratner  (Real Estate)
C.N. Franklin Reddick III  (Corporate/M&A)
Marissa Román Griffith  (Media & Entertainment: Transactional)
Rick H. Rosenblum  (Insurance)
Michael G. Rossetti  (Native American Law)
Edward L. Rubinoff  (International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions)
Robert S. Salcido  (Healthcare; Healthcare: Regulatory & Litigation)
James Savin  (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
Hal S. Shapiro   (International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy)
Valerie A. Slater  (International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy)
Michael S. Stamer  (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
Adam S. Umanoff  (Projects; Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy)
Stephen M. Vine  (Investment Funds: Hedge Funds)
Stephanie A. Webster  (Healthcare)
Edward W. Zaelke  (Projects; Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy)

Based entirely on in-depth market research and the recommendations of general counsel and lawyers in private practice, Chambers USA identifies the top practitioners in an extensive range of practice areas, basing its rankings on a year-long survey of the legal profession.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, a leading international law firm, numbers more than 800 lawyers in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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