Guide to Leading Global Lawyers Recommends 12 at Akin Gump

(Washington, DC) — Twelve partners at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP are recommended in the 2008 edition of Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, the firm announced today. 

Based entirely on market research and the recommendations of general counsel and lawyers in private practice, Chambers Global identifies the top practitioners in more than 160 countries worldwide, basing its rankings on criteria including legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness, diligence and commitment to the client.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, a leading international law firm, numbers more than 1,000 lawyers with offices in Austin, Beijing, Dallas, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Moscow, New York, Philadelphia, San Antonio, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Taipei and Washington. The firm has a diversified practice and represents regional, national and international clients in a wide range of areas, including antitrust; appellate; banking and finance; capital markets; communications and information technology; corporate and securities; corporate governance; employee benefits; energy; entertainment and media; environmental; financial restructuring; global security; government contracts; health; insurance; intellectual property; international trade; investment funds; labor and Labor & Employment; land use; litigation; mergers and acquisitions; private client services; private equity; privatization; project development and finance; public law and policy; real estate development and finance; Russia/CIS; tax; and technology.

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