Emma Simmonds Honored with Women, Influence & Power in Law UK Award

(London) – Akin Gump financial restructuring partner Emma Simmonds has been named to the Class of 2021 of the Women, Influence & Power (WIPL) in Law UK Awards, presented by The American Lawyer.

The WIPL awards honor the top female lawyers “who have made a remarkable difference in the legal profession this past year.” Ms. Simmonds was recognized in the Collaborative Leadership category, which recognizes women “who stand out as working well with others, and who bring other women with them as they find success.”

Ms. Simmonds, a member of Akin Gump’s Diversity and Inclusion Council and chair of the Inclusion Counsel in the firm’s London office, will be recognized with the other honorees at a virtual event on March 10, which occurs during the same week as International Women’s day.

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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