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

(Washington, D.C.) – Akin Gump has received multiple recognitions in U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers’ sixth annual ranking of “Best Law Firms.” Notably, the firm was named “Law Firm of the Year” in the category of Litigation – Bankruptcy. This is the third consecutive year in which the firm has received “Law Firm of the Year” in a litigation category.

Recently, Akin Gump partner Sean O’Donnell was recognized for his bankruptcy litigation work by The National Law Journal in its “Winning Litigators” series. (To read more about this recognition, please click here.)

Based on client feedback and peer ratings, this recognition follows the 70 individual recognitions—including two individual “Lawyer of the Year” honors—Akin Gump lawyers received in the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. (To read more about this recognition, please click here.)

The following Akin Gump practice areas were recognized in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” rankings:

Dallas/Fort Worth

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Houston

  • Appellate Practice
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Energy Law
  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
  • Oil & Gas Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law

Los Angeles

  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures & Television
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – ERISA
  • Litigation – First Amendment
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Media Law
  • Project Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law

National

  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Communications Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Energy Law
  • Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures & Television
  • Environmental Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – ERISA
  • Litigation – First Amendment
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Media Law
  • Native American Law
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
  • Project Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Tax Law

New York City

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Tax Law

Philadelphia

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Patent

San Antonio

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation – Antitrust
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Patent

San Francisco

  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Washington D.C.

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Communications Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Native American 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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