HFMWeek Names Akin Gump Best U.S. Onshore Law Firm for Hedge Fund Start-ups

(New York) – Akin Gump has been recognized as “Best Onshore Law Firm – Hedge Fund Start-ups” by HFMWeek at its HFM U.S. Hedge Fund Services Awards 2015.

The awards recognize the top U.S. hedge fund service providers that have demonstrated exceptional customer service and innovative product development over the past 12 months.

Akin Gump was also shortlisted in the categories of “Best Onshore Law Firm” and “Best Onshore Law Firm – Client Service.” It was one of only three law firms to be shortlisted in all three onshore categories.

Akin Gump won the same distinction earlier this year at HFMWeek’s European Hedge Fund Services Awards (click here to read more about that). Last month, the firm was named “Best Onshore Law Firm” at HFMWeek’s Asia Hedge Fund Services Awards 2015. (For more on that honor, please click here.)

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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