Chambers Guide to Leading U.S. Lawyers Names 47 at Akin Gump

(Washington, DC) – Forty-seven lawyers at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP have been designated as leaders in their respective fields, according to the 2005-2006 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers.

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 30 commercial areas of law, including bankruptcy/restructuring, corporate, employment, energy and natural resources, environment, insurance, intellectual property, international trade, litigation, media and entertainment, private equity, projects, 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 Austin, Brussels, Dallas, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Moscow, New York, Philadelphia, 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; 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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