Chambers USA 2016 Recognizes Akin Gump Lawyers and Practices

(Washington, D.C.) – Chambers & Partners, in its 2016 edition of Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, has recognized 76 Akin Gump lawyers as leaders in their respective areas of practice. The publication also ranked firm practices in 33 nationwide and state-level categories.

Nationwide, the ranked lawyers are as follows, with ranked practices in bold:

Appellate Law

Bankruptcy/Restructuring                                                         

Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded

Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)

Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional)

Government: Government Contracts

Government: Government Relations

Healthcare

International Trade

Investment Funds: Hedge Funds

Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation

Native American Law

Outsourcing

  • Michael James Brito

Projects

  • Edward W. Zaelke

Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy

Sports Law

In California, the ranked practice areas and lawyers are:

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

Labor & Employment

Litigation: Appellate

  • Rex S. Heinke

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Media & Entertainment: Transactional

In New York, the ranked practice areas and lawyers are:

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded

Labor & Employment

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Tax

In Pennsylvania, the ranked practice areas and lawyers are:

Intellectual Property

Litigation: Securities

In Texas, the ranked practice areas and lawyers are:

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Capital Markets: Debt & Equity

Corporate/M&A

Intellectual Property

Latin American Investment

Litigation: Appellate

Litigation: General Commercial

Litigation: Securities

Real Estate

Tax

Technology: Outsourcing

  • Michael James Brito

In Washington, D.C., the ranked practice areas and lawyers are:

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Corporate/M&A & Private Equity

Healthcare

Intellectual Property

Labor & Employment

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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