Akin Gump Named as One of America’s Best Corporate Law Firms

(Washington, D.C.) - For the second year in a row, Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, L.L.P. has been recognized by corporate leaders as one of America’s top corporate law firms, according to a recent survey compiled by Corporate Board Member magazine. (“America’s Best Corporate Lawyers”)

The survey asked more than 24,000 corporate board members nationwide to identify the law firms they most admire, nationally and in 50 metropolitan areas. In addition to being lauded as one of the top law firms nationally, Akin Gump was named as a leader in the Austin, Dallas, San Antonio and Washington, D.C., legal markets.

R. Bruce McLean, Akin Gump’s chairman, commented, “We are extremely pleased to be named among such a distinguished group of law firms, and gratified that our talent has been recognized by so many corporate leaders across the country.”

Founded in 1945, Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, L.L.P., a leading international law firm, numbers more than 1,000 lawyers with offices in Austin, Brussels, Dallas, Denver, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Moscow, New York, Northern Virginia, Philadelphia, Riyadh (affiliate), San Antonio and Washington. The firm has a diversified practice and represents regional, national and international clients in a wide range of areas, including antitrust; banking and financial institutions; capital markets; communications; corporate and securities; employee benefits; energy, land use and environment; entertainment; estate planning, wealth transfer and probate; financial restructuring; government contracts; health; insurance; intellectual property; international; investment management; labor and employment; litigation; mergers and acquisitions; privatization; project development and finance; public law and policy; real estate and finance; taxation; and technology. For additional information, please visit our Web site at http://www.akingump.com.