Mentoring is an integral part of the culture of learning and development at Akin Gump.
We know that as you advance in your career you need many mentors to support your development by providing timely and constructive feedback, inviting you to participate in professional and business development opportunities, and connecting you to others who can help you grow professionally. Our culture of mentoring and training supports the growth and development of these relationships by providing frequent opportunities to interact with your mentors on a formal and informal basis.
The firm values and recognizes the crucial role of its partners in educating and developing attorneys. In recognition of individual partner efforts, an award is presented at the end of the year in each office to a partner who exhibits a strong commitment to the professional development of associates and counsel. This includes mentoring, providing feedback and guidance, delegating effectively and upholding the firm’s core values. The Partner Recognition Award symbolizes the importance of mentoring and its significant impact on associates and counsel.