Chambers USA 2014 Ranks 66 Akin Gump Attorneys

(Washington, D.C.) – Akin Gump is pleased to announce that 66 of its attorneys have been ranked as leaders in their respective areas of practice in the 2014 Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Chambers USA conducts a year-long survey of the legal profession to identify the top practitioners in an extensive range of practice areas. The results are based entirely on in-depth market research and the recommendations of general counsel and lawyers in private practice. Along with its ranked attorneys, Akin Gump was also recognized in Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded and Environment.The ranked attorneys are:

Scott Alberino (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)

Carrie Hill Allen (Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation))

Michael Asaro (Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations)

Lisa G. Beckerman (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)

James J. Benjamin (Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations)

David H. Botter (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)

Michael J. Brito (Outsourcing; Technology: Outsourcing)

Rick L. Burdick (Corporate/M&A & Private Equity)

P. John Burke (Media & Entertainment: Transactional)

Michael Byrd (Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional))

George D. Cannon Jr. (Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)

Cono A. Carrano (Intellectual Property: Litigation)

David R. Clonts (Intellectual Property)

Murry B. Cohen (Litigation: Appellate)

Joel M. Cohn (Labor & Employment)

David L. Comerford (Litigation: Securities)

Warren E. Connelly (International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy)

Tom W. Davidson (Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite)

Ira S. Dizengoff (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)

Dianne B. Elderkin (Intellectual Property)

Charles Everingham (Intellectual Property)

Steve Fayne (Media & Entertainment: Transactional)

Charles R. Gibbs (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)

Daniel H. Golden (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)

John Goodgame (Capital Markets: Debt & Equity)

Scott M. Heimberg (Government: Government Contracts)

Rex Heinke (Appellate Law; Litigation: Appellate)

Lars-Erik A. Hjelm (International Trade: Customs)

Fred S. Hodara (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)

Robert H. Hotz Jr. (Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations)

John Jacob (Healthcare)

Joel Jankowsky (Government: Government Relations)

Suedeen Kelly (Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation))

Christopher Keough (Healthcare; Healthcare: Regulatory & Litigation)

Gregory W. Knopp (Labor & Employment)

Chris B. LaFollette (Corporate/M&A; Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional))

Stuart E. Leblang (Tax)

Carl B. Lee (Real Estate)

Donald R. Livingston (Labor & Employment)

Jorge Lopez Jr. (Healthcare; Healthcare: Regulatory & Litigation)

Stephen A. Mansfield (Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations)

Cynthia Marlette (Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation))

Prakash Mehta (Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation)

Kenneth Menges (Corporate/M&A)

Daniel J. Micciche (Tax)

Daniel L. Nash (Labor & Employment; Sports Law)

Donald R. Pongrace (Native American Law)

Eliot D. Raffkind (Investment Funds: Hedge Funds)

Randall M. Ratner (Real Estate)

C.N. Franklin Reddick (Corporate/M&A)

Marissa Román Griffith (Media & Entertainment: Transactional)

Rick Rosenblum (Insurance)

Michael Rossetti (Native American Law)

Edward L. Rubinoff (International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions)

Robert S. Salcido (Healthcare; Healthcare: Regulatory & Litigation)

James Savin (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)

Sarah Schultz (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)

Hal S. Shapiro (International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy)

David Simonds (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)

Valerie A. Slater (International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy)

Michael S. Stamer (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)

Adam Umanoff (Projects; Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy)

Stephen M. Vine (Investment Funds: Hedge Funds)

Michael Warnecke (Antitrust)

Stephanie Webster (Healthcare)

Edward Zaelke (Projects; Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy)


Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 850 attorneys in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.