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

(Washington, D.C.) – Akin Gump received multiple recognitions in the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers’ fourth annual joint ranking of America’s Best Law Firms.  Additionally, the firm was named Law Firm of the Year in the category Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy).

Reflecting performance ratings by clients and peers, more than 11,000 law firms were ranked by the two organizations in 74 practice areas nationally and as many as 120 practice areas at the metropolitan level. 

Akin Gump is proud that the work its attorneys perform for our clients was recognized at both levels.  The Best Law Firms recognitions follow the 83 individual recognitions—including two individual “Lawyer of the Year” honors—Akin Gump attorneys received in the 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, published on August 15, 2013 (Full press release on August rankings available here.).

National Rankings

Tier 1

Appellate Practice

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Commercial Litigation

International Trade and Finance Law

Litigation - Bankruptcy

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

Environmental Law

Health Care Law

Media Law

Project Finance Law

Real Estate Law

Securities Regulation

Tax Law

 

Tier 3

Communications Law

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Energy Law

Litigation - First Amendment

 

Metropolitan Rankings

Tier 1

Dallas

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Commercial Litigation

Information Technology Law

Litigation - Bankruptcy

Real Estate Law

 

Houston

Commercial Litigation

Corporate 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

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Litigation - Bankruptcy

Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

Tax Law

 

Philadelphia

Litigation - Patent

 

San Antonio

Commercial Litigation

Insurance Law

Litigation - Antitrust

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Litigation - Patent

 

Washington, D.C.

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Government Relations Practice

Health Care Law

International Trade and Finance Law

Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)

Native American Law

 

 

Tier 2

Austin

Commercial Litigation

 

Dallas

Corporate Law

Government Relations Practice

International Trade and Finance Law

Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)

Tax Law

Trademark Law

Trusts & Estates Law

 

Houston

Appellate Practice

Energy Law

Litigation - Patent

Real Estate Law

 

Los Angeles

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Litigation - Bankruptcy

Media Law

Project Finance Law

 

New York City

Commercial Litigation

Litigation - Patent

Securities Regulation

 

Philadelphia

Commercial Litigation

 

San Francisco

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

 

Washington, D.C.

Appellate Practice

Environmental Law

Insurance Law

 

 

Tier 3

Houston

International Trade and Finance Law

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Tax Law

 

Los Angeles

Commercial Litigation

Corporate Law

Litigation - First Amendment

 

Washington, D.C.

Communications Law

Corporate Law

Litigation - Environmental

Litigation - Patent

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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