Marcella Burke to be Honored by Houston Young Lawyers Association

(Houston) – Marcella Burke, an associate in Akin Gump’s global energy and transactions practice, has been selected by the Houston Young Lawyers Association (HYLA) as this year’s Outstanding Young Lawyer.

The award recognizes one young lawyer who has demonstrated professional proficiency, service to the profession and service to the community. Ms. Burke will be recognized at a luncheon on April 27. She also will be nominated for consideration on a state-wide level by the Texas Young Lawyers Association.

The HYLA is a bar association of Houston young attorneys whose membership consists of lawyers age 36 and under, or five years of practice or less, as well as law students.

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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