Chambers and Partners Names 42 at Akin Gump as Leaders in Their Fields for 2013 Chambers Global

(Washington, D.C.) – Forty-two attorneys at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP have been recognized in the 2013 edition of Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business:

Asia-Pacific Region

International Trade/WTO

Spencer S. Griffith (Beijing)

Stephen S. Kho (Washington, D.C.)

J. David Park (Washington, D.C.)

China

Corporate/M&A: Hong Kong-based (International Firms)

Andrew Abernethy (Hong Kong)

Gregory D. Puff (Hong Kong)

India

Projects & Energy (Experts Based Abroad)

Robert Nelson (San Francisco)

Latin America-wide

Projects (Experts Based Abroad)

Dino E. Barajas (Los Angeles)

Norway

Capital Markets (Experts Based Abroad)

Anthony Renzi (Washington, D.C.)

Russia

Banking & Finance (Experts Based Abroad)

Robert W. Aulsebrook (London)

Frederick K. Heller (London)

Capital Markets

Varun Gupta (Moscow)

Capital Markets (Experts Based Abroad)

Sebastian Rice (London)

Capital Markets (Foreign Experts)

Varun Gupta (Moscow)

Corporate/M&A

Suren E. Gortsunyan (Moscow)

Vladimir V. Kouznetsov (Moscow)

Ilya M. Rybalkin (Moscow)

Richard J. Wilkie (Moscow)

Corporate/M&A (Experts Based Abroad)

Sebastian Rice (London)

Daniel G. Walsh (London)

Corporate/M&A (Foreign Experts)

Richard J. Wilkie (Moscow)

Energy & Natural Resources

Natalia R. Baratiants (Moscow)

Richard J. Wilkie (Moscow)

Energy & Natural Resources (Experts Based Abroad)

Douglas Glass (Houston)

Energy & Natural Resources (Foreign Experts)

Alexander S. Trukhtanov (Moscow)

Richard J. Wilkie (Moscow)

Tax

Ilya M. Rybalkin (Moscow)

Switzerland

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration Counsel

Charles C. Adams Jr. (Geneva)

Michael J. Stepek (Geneva)

Tax (Foreign Experts)

Jonathan Ivinson (Geneva)

UK

Banking & Finance

Frederick K. Heller (London)

Banking & Finance (Foreign Experts)

Robert W. Aulsebrook (London)

Frederick K. Heller (London)

Capital Markets: Equity (Foreign Experts)

Sebastian Rice (London)

Corporate/M&A (Foreign Experts)

Sebastian Rice (London)

Daniel G. Walsh (London)

Energy & Natural Resources (Experts Based Abroad)

Alexander S. Trukhtanov (Moscow)

Energy & Natural Resources (Foreign Experts)

Douglas Glass (Houston)

Energy & Natural Resources: Disputes

Justin Williams (London)

Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas

John C. LaMaster (London)

Tax (Experts Based Abroad)

Jonathan Ivinson (London)

USA

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Ira S. Dizengoff (New York)

Charles R. Gibbs (Dallas)

Daniel H. Golden (New York)

Fred S. Hodara (New York)

Michael S. Stamer (New York)

Capital Markets: Debt & Equity (Experts Based Abroad)

Varun Gupta (Moscow)

Capital Markets: Debt & Equity (Foreign Experts)

Anthony Renzi

Corporate/M&A (Experts Based Abroad)

Richard J. Wilkie (Moscow)

Energy & Natural Resources (Experts Based Abroad)

Richard J. Wilkie (Moscow)

Intellectual Property: Patent

David R. Clonts (Houston)

International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions

Edward L. Rubinoff (Washington, D.C.)

International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy

Warren E. Connelly (Washington, D.C.)

Hal S. Shapiro (Washington, D.C.)

Valerie A. Slater (Washington, D.C.)

Investment Funds: Hedge Funds

Eliot D. Raffkind (Dallas)

Stephen M. Vine (New York)

Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation

Prakash H. Mehta (New York)

Outsourcing

Michael J. Brito (Dallas)

Private Equity (Foreign Experts)

Burke A. McDavid (Dallas)

Projects

Adam S. Umanoff (Los Angeles)

Edward W. Zaelke (Los Angeles)

Projects (Foreign Experts)

Dino E. Barajas (Los Angeles)

Robert Nelson (San Francisco)

Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy

Adam S. Umanoff

Edward W. Zaelke

Based entirely on market research and the recommendations of general counsel and lawyers in private practice, Chambers Global identifies the top practitioners in more than 180 countries worldwide, basing its rankings on criteria including legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness, diligence and commitment to the client.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 850 attorneys in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. In February 2012, the firm announced the opening of its second Asian office, located in Hong Kong.

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