Akin Gump Shortlisted for Houston Corporate Philanthropy Recognition
(Houston) – Akin Gump is pleased to announce that it has been selected as a finalist for Houston Business Journal’s inaugural Corporate Philanthropy Awards. The Corporate Philanthropy Awards will be held on November 1 in Houston.
The Journal looks to recognize “the businesses that make giving a part of their culture” by spotlighting those companies “that make Houston one of the top cities in the United States each year for corporate giving.” The Journal notes that companies will be recognized in small, medium, and large categories based on giving and volunteer hours—Akin Gump has been shortlisted as a large company in the “hours volunteered” category.
A leading global law firm, Akin Gump is committed to giving back to each of the communities in which it operates, including donating time and resources to a number of charitable and nonprofit organizations. Most recently, the firm created the Akin Gump Charitable Relief Fund to facilitate contributions to Houston’s recovery after Hurricane Harvey.
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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