Akin Gump Shortlisted for 2015 Thomas L. Sager Award

(Washington, D.C.) – Akin Gump is proud to announce that it has been selected as one of three finalists for the 2015 Thomas L. Sager Award for the Northeast Region.

The awards are sponsored annually by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association and recognize law firms “that have demonstrated sustained commitment to advancing the hiring, retention and promotion of diverse attorneys.”

The winner will be announced on October 5 at the Thomas L. Sager Awards Luncheon in San Diego, Calif.

Akin Gump has won the Sager Award four times, going back to the award’s debut in 1999—one of only two firms to have been recognized four or more times.  Akin Gump senior counsel Vernon E. Jordan Jr. was honored as the first recipient of MCCA’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011.

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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