Akin Gump Practices Recognized by U.S. News/Best Lawyers; Firm Named “Law Firm of the Year” for Second Consecutive Year

(Washington, D.C.) – Akin Gump has received multiple recognitions in the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers’ fifth annual ranking of “America’s Best Law Firms.” Notably, the firm was named Law Firm of the Year in the category of Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) for the second year in a row.

These rankings are based on client feedback, information provided on the publications’ “Law Firm” survey and “Law Firm Leaders” survey, and The Best Lawyers in America, in the 2015 edition of which Akin Gump had 76 lawyers recognized. (To read more about this recognition, please click here.) This year, over 17,000 attorneys provided approximately 600,000 law firm assessments, and nearly 7,500 clients provided more than 40,000 evaluations. 

The following Akin Gump practice areas were recognized in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” rankings:

National

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 - First Amendment

Litigation - Patent

Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)

Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

Real Estate Law

Tax Law

Tier 2

Corporate Law

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Energy Law

Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures & Television

Health Care Law

Media Law

Native American Law

Project Finance Law

Securities Regulation

Tier 3

Communications Law

Environmental Law

Information Technology Law

 

Dallas

Tier 1

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Information Technology Law

Litigation - Bankruptcy

Real Estate Law

Tier 2

Commercial Litigation

Corporate Law

Tax Law

Trademark Law

Trusts & Estates Law

 

Houston

Tier 1

Commercial Litigation

Corporate Law

Energy Law

Tier 2

Appellate Practice

Litigation - Patent

Oil & Gas Law

Tax Law

Tier 3

International Trade and Finance Law

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

Real Estate Law

 

Los Angeles

Tier 1

Appellate Practice

Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures & Television

Litigation - ERISA

Litigation - First Amendment

Project Finance Law

Tier 2

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Litigation - Bankruptcy

Media Law

Tier 3

Commercial Litigation

Corporate Law

Real Estate Law

 

New York City

Tier 1

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

Tier 2

Commercial Litigation

Litigation - Patent

Securities Regulation

 

Philadelphia

Tier 1

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Litigation - Patent

Tier 2

Commercial Litigation

 

San Antonio

Tier 1

Commercial Litigation

Insurance Law

Litigation - Antitrust

Litigation - Intellectual Property

Litigation - Patent

 

San Francisco

Tier 2

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

 

Washington, D.C.

Tier 1

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Government Relations Practice

Health Care Law

International Trade and Finance Law

Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)

Tier 2

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Insurance Law

Litigation - Environmental

Litigation - Patent

Native American Law

Tax Law

Tier 3

Communications Law

Corporate Law

Energy Law

Environmental Law

 

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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