Akin Gump Practices and Attorneys Recognized Nationwide by U.S. News/Best Lawyers

(Washington, D.C.) - Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP received multiple recognitions in the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers’ third annual joint ranking of America’s Best Law Firms.

Reflecting performance ratings by clients and peers, more than 10,000 law firms were ranked by the two organizations in 80 practice areas, nationally, and in 118 practice areas at the metropolitan level.

Akin Gump is proud to have had many of its practices’ work recognized at both levels.  These honors follow on the heels of the 85 individual recognitions Akin Gump attorneys received in the 2013 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, published on September 11, 2012, including nine individual “Lawyers of the Year” honors (For more information, click here).

National Rankings

Tier 1

Appellate Practice
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Environmental Law
International Trade and Finance Law
Litigation - ERISA
Litigation - Patent
Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Native American Law
Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

 

Tier 2

Corporate Law
Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures & Television
Health Care Law
Litigation - First Amendment
Litigation - Securities
Real Estate Law

 

Tier 3

Commercial Litigation
Communications Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Energy Law
Litigation - Antitrust
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Project Finance Law
Securities Regulation
Tax Law

Metropolitan Rankings

Tier 1

Dallas

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Real Estate Law
Tax Law

Houston

Real Estate Law

Los Angeles

Appellate Practice
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures & Television
Litigation – ERISA

New York City

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
Tax Law

Philadelphia

Litigation – Patent

San Antonio

Commercial Litigation
Insurance Law
Litigation - Antitrust
Litigation - Eminent Domain & Condemnation
Litigation - Intellectual Property
Litigation – Patent

Washington, D.C.

Criminal Defense: White-Collar - Governmental Investigations
Criminal Defense: White-Collar - Litigation
Environmental Law
Government Relations Practice
Health Care Law
International Trade and Finance Law
Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Native American Law

 

Tier 2

Dallas

Commercial Litigation
Government Relations Practice
International Trade and Finance Law
Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Trusts & Estates Law

Houston

Appellate Practice
Corporate Law
Energy Law
Litigation - Patent
Tax Law

Los Angeles

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Commercial Litigation
Litigation - First Amendment
Project Finance Law

New York City

Commercial Litigation
Litigation – Patent

San Antonio

Litigation – Securities

Washington, D.C.

Appellate Practice
Communications Law
Litigation - Antitrust

Tier 3

Houston

Commercial Litigation
Los Angeles
Litigation – Bankruptcy
New York City
Securities Regulation
Washington, D.C.
Corporate Law
Litigation - Environmental
Tax Law

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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