Chambers USA 2019 Recognizes Akin Gump Lawyers and Practices

(Washington, D.C.) – Chambers and Partners, in its Chambers USA 2019 guide, has recognized more than 80 Akin Gump U.S. lawyers as leaders in their respective areas of practice as well as more than three dozen firm practices nationwide and in state-level categories.

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

Appellate Law

Bankruptcy/Restructuring                                                         

Capital Markets: Debt & Equity: Central United States

Corporate Crime & Investigations

Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded

Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)

Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional)

Government Contracts

Government Relations

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: Power & Renewables: Transactional

Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy

Sports Law

In California, the ranked practice areas and lawyers are:

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

  • David P. Simonds

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

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: Highly Regarded

Corporate/M&A: Shareholder Activism

Labor & Employment

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Tax

In Pennsylvania, the ranked practice areas and lawyers are:

Intellectual Property

Litigation: General Commercial

In Texas, the ranked practice areas and lawyers are:

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Capital Markets: Debt & Equity

  • John Goodgame
  • Seth R. Molay

Corporate/M&A

  • Christine B. LaFollette

Intellectual Property

  • Charles Everingham IV

Litigation: General Commercial

Litigation: Securities

Tax

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

Antitrust

Bankruptcy/Restructuring

Corporate/M&A & Private Equity

Healthcare

  • John R. Jacob
  • Christopher L. Keough
  • Robert S. Salcido
  • Stephanie A. Webster

Healthcare: Pharmaceutical/Medical Products Regulatory

Labor & Employment

  • Daniel L. Nash

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite

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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