Chambers Global Names 13 at Akin Gump as Leaders in Their Fields

(Washington, D.C.) – Thirteen attorneys at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP are recommended in the 2009 edition of Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business:

Natalia S. Baratiants (Russia – Energy and Natural Resources)
David R. Clonts (USA – Intellectual Property)
Warren E. Connelly (USA – International Trade)
Daniel H. Golden (USA – Bankruptcy)
Spencer S. Griffith (USA – International Trade)
Lester L. Hewitt (USA – Intellectual Property)
Stephen Kho (Asia-Pacific – International Trade)
Prakash Mehta (USA – Investment Funds)
Edward L. Rubinoff (USA – International Trade)
Hal S. Shapiro (USA – International Trade)
Valerie A. Slater (USA – International Trade)
Stephen M. Vine (USA – Investment Funds)
Richard J. Wilkie (Russia – Energy and Natural Resources)

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 160 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, a leading international law firm, numbers more than 900 lawyers in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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