Chambers Guide to Leading U.S. Lawyers Names 28 at Akin Gump

(Washington, DC) – Twenty-eight partners at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld have been designated by their peers as leaders in their respective fields, according to the latest edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2004).

Based entirely on market research and the recommendations of both general counsel and lawyers in private practice, the independent Chambers USA identifies the top practitioners in more than 20 commercial areas of law, including employment, energy, environment, insolvency/corporate recovery, insurance, intellectual property, litigation, media and entertainment, private equity, real estate and tax.

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 Albany, Austin, Brussels, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Moscow, New York, Philadelphia, Riverside, Riyadh (affiliate), San Antonio, San Francisco and Washington. The firm has a diversified practice and represents regional, national and international clients in a wide range of areas, including antitrust; banking and financial institutions; capital markets; communications; corporate and securities; employee benefits; energy, land use and environment; entertainment; estate planning, wealth transfer and probate; financial restructuring; government contracts; health; insurance; intellectual property; international; investment management; labor and employment; litigation; mergers and acquisitions; privatization; project development and finance; public law and policy; real estate and finance; taxation; and technology. 

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