Am Law Spotlights Leslie Kiernan’s Arrival at Akin Gump as One of 2015’s High-Profile Lateral Moves

The American Lawyer highlighted Akin Gump litigation partner Leslie Kiernan’s arrival at the firm as being among the legal industry’s highest-profile lateral moves of 2015.

Ms. Kiernan joined the firm in July after serving for three years in the Obama administration, including as deputy White House counsel. Her practice focuses on the representation of clients, including corporations, boards, nonprofits and governmental entities, on matters arising under various federal and state conflict of interest, campaign finance and criminal laws as well as federal and state lobbying, gift and pay-to-play rules.