65 Akin Gump Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers

(Washington, DC) – In its 2013 Business Edition, Super Lawyers lists “the nation’s top attorneys in business practice areas.”  Among these, 65 Akin Gump attorneys were recognized in the categories of Business Transactions; Construction, Real Estate, Environmental; Employment; Intellectual Property; and Litigation.  Additionally, two partners—Dianne Elderkin and Mark MacDougall—are noted as having been named to a Super Lawyers Top List.

Business Transactions

David H. Botter, Bankruptcy

Rick L. Burdick, Business/Corporate

Garrett A. DeVries, Securities & Corporate Finance

Ira S. Dizengoff, Bankruptcy

Patrick J. Dooley, Mergers & Acquisitions

Alan D. Feld, Securities & Corporate Finance

Charles R. Gibbs, Bankruptcy

Daniel H. Golden, Bankruptcy

John Goodgame, Mergers & Acquisitions

Fred S. Hodara, Bankruptcy

Robert A. Johnson, Bankruptcy

Christine B. LaFollette, Mergers & Acquisitions

Thomas J. McCaffrey, Mergers & Acquisitions

Seth R. Molay, Securities & Corporate Finance

Abid Qureshi, Bankruptcy

C.N. Franklin Reddick III, Mergers & Acquisitions

Nancy Sarmiento, Mergers & Acquisitions

Terry M. Schpok, Mergers & Acquisitions

David P. Simonds, Bankruptcy

Michael S. Stamer, Bankruptcy

Stephen M. Vine, Securities & Corporate Finance

Samuel Wolff, Securities & Corporate Finance

Thomas H. Yang, Mergers & Acquisitions


Construction, Real Estate, Environmental

Thomas I. Dupuis, Real Estate

Paul E. Gutermann, Environmental Litigation

Carlyle W. Hall Jr., Environmental

Carl B. Lee, Real Estate

Randall M. Ratner, Real Estate

Jacob J. Worenklein, Energy & Resources



Joel M. Cohn, Employment Litigation: Defense

Robert G. Lian Jr., Employment & Labor

Donald R. Livingston, Employment Litigation: Defense

Donna M. Mezias, Employment & Labor

Daniel L. Nash, Employment & Labor

Nathan J. Oleson, Employment & Labor

Robin M. Schachter, Employee Benefits/ERISA

Bruce E. Simonetti, Employment Benefits/ERISA


Intellectual Property

Cono Carrano, IP Litigation

David R. Clonts, IP

*Dianne B. Elderkin, IP Litigation

Steven D. Maslowski, IP Litigation

Kevin McBride, IP Litigation

Barbara L. Mullin, IP Litigation

Matthew A. Pearson, IP Litigation

Michael Simons, IP Litigation

Steven M. Zager, IP Litigation



M. Scott Barnard, Securities Litigation

Marty L. Brimmage Jr., Business Litigation

David L. Comerford, Business Litigation

John M. Dowd, Criminal Defense: White Collar

Rex Heinke, Appellate

Katherine M. Katchen, Business Litigation

L. Rachel Lerman, Appellate

Terence J. Lynam, Criminal Defense: White Collar

*Mark J. MacDougall, Criminal Defense: White Collar

Stephen A. Mansfield, Criminal Defense: White Collar

R. Bruce McLean, Business Litigation

Patricia Ann Millett, Appellate

Mary L. O’Connor, Securities Litigation

Anthony T. Pierce, Business Litigation

Michael C. Small, Appellate

Sarah R. Teachout, Criminal Defense: White Collar

W. Randolph Teslik, Civil Litigation Defense

Scott T. Williams, Business Litigation

Edward A. Woods, Business Litigation


Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 850 attorneys in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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