Kim Koopersmith Noted Among The Lawyer’s “Hot 100”

(Washington, D.C.) – Akin Gump chairperson Kim Koopersmith has been recognized by The Lawyer in its annual “The Hot 100” list. The publication spotlights the most noteworthy legal performers of the year in categories such as “Finance” and “In-House.” Ms. Koopersmith was honored in the category “Leaders.”

The Lawyer states that Akin Gump’s hire in September 2014 of most of Bingham McCutchen’s London office was “one of the standout legal market deals of 2014 [and at] its heart was Akin’s managing partner Kim Koopersmith…”

The publication notes Ms. Koopersmith’s key role in bringing this high-profile group of lawyers to Akin Gump and then in seeing to their successful integration into the firm.

It closes its profile by stating, “Deals of this size are rarely easy, but the addition of several of legacy Bingham’s leading stars to Akin’s funds and dispute resolution practices looks compelling.”

To learn more about the group’s arrival at Akin Gump, 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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