80 Akin Gump Lawyers Named Among the Best Lawyers in America

(Washington, D.C.) – Eighty Akin Gump lawyers have been selected for inclusion in the 2022 editions of The Best Lawyers in America and The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch.

Now in its 28th edition, Best Lawyers has been published annually since 1983, ranking lawyers solely through peer–review surveys, compiling lists of outstanding attorneys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their peers. The 2nd edition of “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch,” recognizes attorneys who are earlier in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States.

The following Akin Gump lawyers were named among this year's edition of Best Lawyers:

Dallas

Fort Worth

Houston

Los Angeles

  • Marissa Román Griffith (Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures and Television)
  • Gregory W. Knopp (Litigation - Labor and Employment)
  • Neal Ross Marder (Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants)
  • Kevin G. McBride (Litigation - Patent)
  • C.N. Franklin Reddick III (Corporate Law)   
  • Daniel Shlomi (Ones to Watch: Real Estate Law)

New York

  • James J. Benjamin Jr. (Criminal Defense: White-Collar; Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy))
  • David H. Botter (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law)
  • Ira S. Dizengoff (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law)
  • Philip C. Dublin (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law)
  • Patrick B. Fenn (Tax Law)
  • Brooks J. Kenyon (Ones to Watch: Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Patent)
  • Stuart E. Leblang (Tax Law)  
  • John P.J. Mattiace (Ones to Watch: Litigation - Labor and Employment)
  • Caitlin E. Olwell (Ones to Watch: Litigation - Intellectual Property)
  • Arik Preis (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law)
  • Abid Qureshi (Litigation - Bankruptcy)
  • Elizabeth C. Rosen (Ones to Watch: Commercial Litigation)
  • Seth D. Slotkin (Trusts and Estates)
  • Michael S. Stamer (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation - Bankruptcy)
  • Cristina Thrasher (Ones to Watch: Commercial Litigation)
  • Stephen M. Vine (Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law)

Philadelphia

San Antonio

  • Cynthia Perez Angell (Ones to Watch: Corporate Law)
  • Kirt S. O'Neill (Litigation - Intellectual Property; Litigation - Patent)

Washington, DC

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers and advisors in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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