Chambers Global Names 15 Akin Gump Lawyers as Leaders in Their Fields

(Washington, DC) – Fifteen partners at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld have been designated as leaders in their respective fields in the 2006 edition of Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Based entirely on market research and the recommendations of both general counsel and lawyers in private practice, the independent Chambers Global identifies the top practitioners in more than 30 commercial areas of law, including bankruptcy, corporate, energy, intellectual property, international trade and projects.

About Chambers & Partners

London-based Chambers & Partners is the publisher of Chambers USA, Chambers Global and Chambers UK – the definitive guides to legal excellence worldwide. The company bases its rankings of leading lawyers on a year-long survey of the legal profession, in which peers and clients nationwide rate the top practitioners in their specialties in their jurisdictions. Chambers’ research is audited annually by the British Market Research Bureau.

About Akin Gump

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, a leading international law firm, numbers more than 900 lawyers with offices in Austin, Brussels, Dallas, Dubai, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Moscow, New York, Philadelphia, San Antonio, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Taipei and Washington. The firm has a diversified practice and represents regional, national and international clients in a wide range of areas, including antitrust; appellate; banking and finance; capital markets; communications and information technology; corporate and securities; corporate governance; employee benefits; energy; entertainment and media; environmental; estate planning, wealth transfer and probate; financial restructuring; global security; government contracts; health; insurance; intellectual property; international trade; investment funds; labor and employment; land use; litigation; mergers and acquisitions; private equity; privatization; project development and finance; public law and policy; real estate development and finance; Russia/CIS; tax; and technology.

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