Legal 500 Asia-Pacific Recognizes Akin Gump Lawyers and Practices

(Hong Kong) – The Legal 500, in its 2019 Asia-Pacific guide, has recognized a number of Akin Gump practices and individuals in the firm’s Hong Kong and Singapore offices as being among the leaders in their respective fields. This annual guide provides ranking and editorial analysis of law firms operating in the legal marketplaces of 20 Asia-Pacific jurisdictions.

In Hong Kong, Akin Gump is ranked in the following practice areas:

  • Investment funds
  • Restructuring and insolvency
    • Partner Naomi Mooreis recommended and noted as a Leading Individual.
  • Regulatory: anti-corruption and compliance
    • Partner Tatman Savio, noted as “a truly outstanding addition to the practice,” is recommended along with associate Kristen Chin, who has “extremely helpful insight on issues in the white-collar and government [defense] field,” and senior consultant Vena Cheng.

In Singapore, Akin Gump is ranked in the following practice areas:

  • Investment funds: foreign firms
  • Energy: foreign firms
    • Partners Michael Joyce, noted as “very energetic and reliable” and “an excellent energy lawyer,” and Paul Greening are recommended.
  • Projects and energy: foreign firms
    • Messrs. Joyce and Greening are recommended.

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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