Akin Gump Ranked Among Top Firms in Latin America Projects and Energy by Legal 500

(Washington, D.C.) – The Legal 500 Latin America 2014 has ranked Akin Gump among the world’s top firms working in the area of Projects and Energy in that region.

Noting that the firm is a “big name in the oil and gas, power and renewable energy segments...[with] a strong record in mining and infrastructure projects,” The Legal 500 points to the firm’s work with Polaris Geothermal on “the development and financing of Nicaragua’s largest ever geothermal power plant, the San Jacinto project.”

The guide also spotlights the firm’s experience in renewable energy, particularly windpower projects, and notes the firm’s “expertise in LNG.”

The Legal 500 singles out Akin Gump global project finance partner Dino Barajas for his strong focus on Latin America, having “led many of the firm’s key projects engagements there,” and also recommends global project finance partner Thomas Trimble.

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

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