Chambers USA 2020 Recognizes Akin Gump Lawyers and Practices

(Washington, D.C.) – Chambers and Partners, in its Chambers USA 2020 guide, has recognized nearly 80 Akin Gump U.S. lawyers as leaders in their respective areas of practice as well as dozens of firm practices nationwide and in state-level categories.

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

Appellate Law


Corporate Crime & Investigations

Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded

Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)

Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional)

Government Contracts

Government Relations

Political Law


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

  • Andrea Lucan
  • Matthew Nesburn

Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy

  • John J. Marciano III
  • Daniel P. Sinaiko

Sports Law

In California, the ranked practice areas and lawyers are:

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

  • Robin M. Schachter

Litigation: Appellate

  • Rex S. Heinke

Media & Entertainment: Transactional

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



Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded

Corporate/M&A: Shareholder Activism

  • Jeffrey Lazar Kochian

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations


In Pennsylvania, the ranked practice area and lawyers are:

Intellectual Property

In Texas, the ranked practice areas and lawyers are:


Capital Markets: Debt & Equity

Capital Markets: Debt & Equity: Central United States


  • Christine B. LaFollette

Litigation: General Commercial

Litigation: Securities


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



Corporate/M&A & Private Equity


Environment: Mainly Transactional


Healthcare: Pharmaceutical/Medical Products Regulatory

Labor & Employment

  • Daniel L. Nash

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations

Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite

For further details on the firm’s rankings and commentary, please click here.

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 1,000 lawyers and advisors in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Founded in 1945, the firm is proudly celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2020. #AkinGump75