Best Lawyers in America Recognizes 67 Akin Gump Lawyers

(Washington, D.C.) – Sixty-seven Akin Gump lawyers have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2017, the publication’s 23rd edition.

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:

Dallas

Houston

Los Angeles

New York

  • James J. Benjamin, Jr. [Criminal Defense: White-Collar; Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)]
  • Ira Dizengoff (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law)
  • Philip Dublin (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law)
  • Patrick Fenn (Tax Law)
  • Daniel Golden (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law)
  • Fred Hodara (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law)
  • Robert Hotz, Jr. (Criminal Defense: White-Collar)
  • Stuart Leblang (Tax Law)
  • Abid Qureshi (Litigation – Bankruptcy)
  • Michael Stamer (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Litigation – Bankruptcy)
  • Stephen Vine (Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law)
  • Steven Zager (Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Intellectual Property; Litigation – Patent)

Philadelphia

San Antonio

  • Barry Chasnoff (Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation)
  • R. Laurence Macon (Lawyer of the Year; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Antitrust; Litigation – Intellectual Property; Litigation – Patent; Litigation – Securities)

San Francisco

Washington, D.C.

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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