Chambers Global 2017 Ranks Akin Gump Lawyers and Practices

(Washington, D.C.) — Chambers & Partners, in its Chambers Global 2017 guide, has recognized 42 Akin Gump lawyers as leaders in their respective areas of practice. Chambers Global covers more than 190 countries across the world.

In the Asia-Pacific region, the ranked practice areas and lawyers are:

International Trade/WTO

Investment Funds: Hedge Funds

In China, the ranked practice areas and lawyers are:

International Trade/WTO

  • Stephen Kho

Investment Funds: Hedge Funds (International Firms)

Europe-wide, partner Jasper Helder is ranked in the International Trade category and the firm is ranked in the category of Restructuring/Insolvency. In Norway, partner Anthony Renzi, who divides his time between Washington, D.C. and London, is recognized for capital markets.

In Russia, the ranked practice areas and lawyers are:

Banking & Finance

Corporate/M&A

Corporate/M&A: Desk based Abroad

Dispute Resolution: Desk based Abroad

Energy & Natural Resources

In Switzerland, senior counsel Alan Yanovich is ranked in the International Trade category and partner Jonathan Ivinson is a foreign expert for UK for Tax.

In the UK, the ranked practice areas and lawyers are:

Capital Markets: Debt

Capital Markets: Securitization — UK

Competition Law

Corporate/M&A: Foreign Desk

Dispute Resolution

Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas and Power

Restructuring/Insolvency

Tax

In the United Arab Emirates, the ranked practice areas and lawyers are:

Construction

Corporate/Commercial & Commercial Contracts

The firm and Abu Dhabi-based senior counsel Shawn Davis are both recognized in General Business Law in Iraq and Projects & Energy for Middle East-wide.

In Latin America, the firm, along with Los Angeles-based Dino Barajas and Houston-based Steven Otillar, are ranked in the category of Energy & Natural Resources. The firm and Mr. Barajas are also ranked in the Projects category.

In the United States, the ranked practice areas and lawyers are:

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation) and Oil & Gas (Transactional)

International Trade

Investment Funds: Hedge Funds

Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation

Outsourcing

  • Michael James Brito 

Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy

Tax

Globally, the ranked practice areas are:

  • International Trade/WTO
  • Investment Funds: Hedge Funds
  • Restructuring/Insolvency

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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