Chambers Guide to Leading Lawyers Names 50 at Akin Gump

(Washington, DC) – Fifty partners at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP have been designated as leaders in their respective fields in the 2009 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business:
Lisa G. Beckerman (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
Kerry E. Berchem (Corporate/M&A)
Rick L. Burdick (Corporate/M&A & Private Equity)
P. John Burke (Media & Entertainment)
David R. Clonts (Intellectual Property)
Murry B. Cohen (Appellate)
Joel M. Cohn (Labor & Employment)
David L. Comerford (Securities Litigation)
Catherine A. Conway (Labor & Employment)
Warren E. Connelly (Trade Remedies & Trade Policy)
Tom W. Davidson (Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite)
Ira S. Dizengoff (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
Howard D. Fabrick (Labor & Employment)
Steven E. Fayne (Media & Entertainment)
Charles R. Gibbs (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
Daniel H. Golden (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
Spencer S. Griffith (Trade Remedies & Trade Policy)
Orrin L. Harrison (Securities Litigation)
Rex S. Heinke (Appellate Litigation)
Lester L. Hewitt (Intellectual Property)
Fred S. Hodara (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
John R. Jacob (Healthcare)
Joel Jankowsky (Government Relations)
John V. Jansonius (Labor & Employment)
Christine B. LaFollette (Corporate/M&A)
Alan L. Laves (Corporate/M&A)
Carl B. Lee (Real Estate)
Donald R. Livingston (Labor & Employment)
Jorge Lopez Jr. (Healthcare)
Mark J. MacDougall (White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations)
Stephen A. Mansfield (White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations)
Prakash H. Mehta (Private Equity)
Daniel J. Micciche (Tax)
Daniel L. Nash (Sports Law)
Peter A. Miller (Real Estate)
Patricia A. Millett (Appellate)
William A. Norris (Appellate)
Donald R. Pongrace (Native American Law)
Randall M. Ratner (Real Estate)
James L. Rice (Energy & Natural Resources)
Marissa J. Román (Media & Entertainment)
Michael G. Rossetti (Native American Law)
Edward L. Rubinoff (Export Controls & Economic Sanctions and FCPA Experts)
Robert S. Salcido (Healthcare)
James R. Savin (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
Hal S. Shapiro (Trade Remedies & Trade Policy)
Valerie A. Slater (Trade Remedies & Trade Policy)
Michael S. Stamer (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
Stephen M. Vine (Hedge Funds)
Steven M. Zager (Litigation).

Based entirely on in-depth market research and the recommendations of general counsel and lawyers in private practice, Chambers USA identifies the top practitioners and firms in more than 30 commercial areas of law. 

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, a leading international law firm, numbers more than 800 lawyers in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. 

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