Law360 Honors Akin Gump’s Labor and Employment Practice as a Practice Group of the Year

(Washington, D.C.) – For the fourth time in the past seven years, Law360 has selected Akin Gump’s labor and employment practice as one of its practice groups of the year in the category of Employment. In noting why the firm was selected, Law360 writes that the labor and employment practice at Akin Gump “makes a big impact for major players in a diversity of industries when complex employment suits arise.”

Law360 highlights several big-name clients for whom the firm had successes in the past year. They include:

  • the National Football League, most notably in the Tom Brady/”Deflategate” case
  • The Home Depot, Inc., in four employee class actions regarding alleged labor law violations
  • CEC Entertainment Inc., the owner of Chuck E. Cheese, in a wage-and-hour dispute
  • Michaels Stores, Inc., in a California labor law case

Bob Lian, head of Akin Gump’s labor and employment practice, told Law360, “Labor and employment, and effective management of labor and employment issues, is mission critical to [our clients], and we’ve built a group that we think can effectively serve” them and their needs.

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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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