Legal 500 Recognizes Akin Gump in Asia-Pacific and Germany

(Frankfurt/Hong Kong) – The Legal 500, in its The Legal 500 Deutschland 2018 and The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2018, has recognized a number of Akin Gump practices and individuals in the firm’s Beijing, Frankfurt, Hong Kong and Singapore offices as being among the leaders in their respective fields. These annual independent guides provide ranking and editorial analysis of law firms operating in the legal marketplaces of the Asia-Pacific and German jurisdictions.

In its Deutschland guide, The Legal 500 ranked Akin Gump in the category of restructuring, and recommended partners Christian Halàsz and Axel Vogelmann and counsel Stefan Gehrlein.

Akin Gump received several recognitions in The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2018.

In China, Akin Gump is ranked in the category of corporate (M&A): foreign firms, and Beijing partner in charge William Rosoff is recommended.

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

  • Investment funds
    • Partner Anne-Marie Godfrey is recommended and associate Tamilia Chiu is recognized among the guide’s Next Generation Lawyers—a list of leading junior lawyers in their respective practices.
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Regulatory: anti-corruption and compliance

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

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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