Akin Gump Takes Honorable Mention in 2019 Litigation Department of the Year Contest

(Washington, D.C.) – Akin Gump has been recognized with an honorable mention in The American Lawyer’s 2019 Litigation Department of the Year competition, among the law firms that “stood out as contenders.”

In its profile of the firm, Am Law focused on a number of Akin Gump’s recent standout litigation successes, including its U.S. Supreme Court win to affirm a D.C. Circuit decision invalidating the Department of Health and Human Services’ attempt to reduce Medicare payments to disproportionate share hospitals, a separate Supreme Court win on behalf of the Gun Lake Tribe in a suit involving tribal land, the firm’s success in achieving a $200 million settlement in the Tribune trust litigation, its role in counseling Vizio through a data privacy class action, and the full retraction and apology won from radio host Alex Jones in a defamation suit filed by Chobani.

In 2019, Akin Gump was named to The National Law Journal’s Appellate Hot List for the 11th time in the past 12 years (learn more here).

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 1,000 lawyers and advisors in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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