Chambers Guide to Leading Lawyers Names 61 at Akin Gump

(Washington, D.C.) – Sixty-one lawyers at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP have been designated as leaders in their respective fields in the 2010 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business:

Shar R. Ahmed (Corporate/M&A)
Dino E. Barajas (Projects)
Lisa G. Beckerman (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
James J. Benjamin (White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations)    
Kerry E. Berchem (Corporate/M&A)
David H. Botter (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
Rick L. Burdick (Corporate/M&A & Private Equity)
P. John Burke (Media & Entertainment)
Cono A. Carrano (Intellectual Property)
David R. Clonts (Intellectual Property)
Murry B. Cohen (Appellate)
Joel M. Cohn (Labor & Employment)
David L. Comerford (Securities Litigation)
Warren E. Connelly (Trade Remedies & Trade Policy)
Catherine A. Conway (Labor & Employment)
Tom W. Davidson (Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite)
Ira S. Dizengoff (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
Dianne B. Elderkin (Intellectual Property)
Howard D. Fabrick (Labor & Employment)
Steven E. Fayne (Media & Entertainment)
Charles R. Gibbs (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
Daniel H. Golden (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
Orrin L. Harrison (Securities Litigation)
Rex S. Heinke (Appellate Litigation)
Lester L. Hewitt (Intellectual Property)
Fred S. Hodara (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
Robert K. Huffman (Government Contracts)
John R. Jacob (Healthcare)
Joel Jankowsky (Government Relations)
John V. Jansonius (Labor & Employment)
Gregory W. Knopp (Labor & Employment)
Christine B. LaFollette (Corporate/M&A) 
Alan L. Laves (Corporate/M&A)
Stuart E. Leblang (Tax)
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)
J. Kenneth Menges Jr. (Corporate/M&A)
Daniel J. Micciche (Tax)
Daniel L. Nash (Labor & Employment and Sports Law)
Peter A. Miller (Real Estate)
Patricia A. Millett (Appellate)
Donald R. Pongrace (Native American Law)
Scott H. Racine (Tax)
Eliot D. Raffkind (Hedge Funds)
Randall M. Ratner (Real Estate)
C.N. Franklin Reddick (Corporate/M&A)
James L. Rice (Oil & Gas)
Marissa J. Román (Media & Entertainment)
Rick Rosenblum (Insurance)
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 in an extensive range of practice areas, basing its rankings on a year-long survey of the legal profession.

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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