Best Lawyers in America 2019 Recognizes 62 Akin Gump Lawyers

(Washington, D.C.) – Sixty-two Akin Gump lawyers have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2019, the publication’s 25th edition.

Four Akin Gump lawyers have been recognized as “Lawyer of the Year,” which recognizes one lawyer per practice area in each metro region: Murry B. Cohen (Appellate Practice; Houston), Charles Everingham IV (Litigation - Intellectual Property; Tyler, Texas), Charles R. Gibbs (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Dallas/Fort Worth) and Kirt S. O'Neill (Litigation - Intellectual Property; San Antonio).

Best Lawyers has been published annually since 1983, ranking lawyers solely through peer–review surveys, compiling lists of outstanding attorneys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their peers.

The following Akin Gump lawyers were named among this year's Best Lawyers:



Longview, TX

  • Charles Everingham IV (Litigation - Intellectual Property; Litigation - Patent)

Los Angeles

New York


San Antonio

  • Kirt S. O'Neill (Litigation - Intellectual Property; Litigation - Patent)
  • Kim E. Ramsey (Corporate Law)

San Francisco

Washington, DC

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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