Chambers Guide to Leading U.S. Lawyers Names 62 at Akin Gump

(Washington, DC) – Sixty-two partners at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP have been designated as leaders in their respective fields in the 2007 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

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

About Chambers & Partners

Since 1969, Chambers and Partners has published world-famous guides to the legal profession, including Chambers USA, Chambers Global and Chambers UK. The company bases its rankings of leading lawyers on a year-long survey of the legal profession, in which a team of highly qualified and experienced researchers conducts in-depth, unbiased research. 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, Beijing, 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; financial restructuring; global security; government contracts; health; insurance; intellectual property; international trade; investment funds; labor and Labor & Employment; land use; litigation; mergers and acquisitions; private client services; 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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