Chambers USA 2018 Recognizes Akin Gump Lawyers and Practices

(Washington, D.C.) – Chambers & Partners, in its Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2018 guide, has recognized 80 Akin Gump U.S. lawyers as leaders in their respective areas of practice as well as 36 of the firm’s practices nationwide and in state-level categories.

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

Appellate Law

Bankruptcy/Restructuring                                                         

Corporate Crime & Investigations

Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded

Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)

Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional)

Government: Government Contracts

Government: Government Relations

Government: Political Law

Healthcare

International Trade: Customs

International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions

International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy

Investment Funds: Hedge Funds

Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation

Native American Law

Projects

  • Edward W. Zaelke

Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy

Sports Law

In California, the ranked practice areas and lawyers are:

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

  • David P. Simonds

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

Labor & Employment

Litigation: Appellate

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Media & Entertainment: Transactional

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

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Corporate/M&A: Shareholder Activism

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

In Texas, the ranked practice areas and lawyers are:

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Capital Markets: Debt & Equity

Corporate/M&A

  • Christine B. LaFollette
  • Kenneth Menges Jr.

Intellectual Property

Litigation: General Commercial

Litigation: Securities

Real Estate

Tax

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

Antitrust

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Corporate/M&A & Private Equity

Healthcare

Intellectual Property: Litigation

Labor & Employment

  • Joel M. Cohn
  • Daniel L. Nash

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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