Akin Gump Lawyers Honored for Writing Excellence

(New York) – Akin Gump tax partner David Burton and associate Richard Page have been selected by The Burton Awards as two of the best law firm writers of 2016. Burton and Page were chosen for their article “How Can a Renewable Energy Plant Be Sold For a Capital Gain as Opposed to an Ordinary Gain?” which was published in Bloomberg BNA’s Daily Tax Report. (Click here to read the article.)

The awards, established in 1999, are funded by the Burton Foundation, a nonprofit, academic effort devoted to “recognizing and rewarding excellence in the legal profession.” Thirty-five “Distinguished Legal Writing Award” winners were chosen from the nominations submitted by the nation’s top 1,000 law firms.

The winners will be honored at a ceremony on May 23 at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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