Akin Gump Shortlisted for Outstanding Corporate Counsel Award

(Dallas) – Akin Gump has been shortlisted, alongside Trinity Industries’ GC Theis Rice and deputy GC and Akin Gump alumna Sarah Teachout as well as outside counsel, for “Business Litigation of the Year” in the Association of Corporate Counsel (Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter) and The Texas Lawbook’s 2017 Outstanding Corporate Counsel Awards.

Winners will be announced at an award ceremony on January 25 at the Bush Institute.

In September, Akin Gump, with co-counsel, represented Trinity Industries as it scored a historic False Claims Act victory before the 5th Circuit that overturned a $663 million judgment against it. To learn more about the firm’s representation of Trinity Industries, please click here.

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.