Sixty-seven Akin Gump Lawyers Ranked by Chambers and Partners

(Washington, D.C.) – Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is pleased to announce that 67 of the firm’s lawyers have been ranked as leaders in their respective fields in the 2011 Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

The Akin Gump lawyers ranked in the survey were—

  • Scott L. Alberino (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
  • Dino Barajas (Projects)
  • Lisa G. Beckerman (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
  • James J. Benjamin, Jr. (Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations)
  • Kerry E. Berchem (Corporate/M&A)
  • David H. Botter (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
  • Michael James Brito (Outsourcing/Technology: Outsourcing)
  • Rick L. Burdick (Corporate/M&A & Private Equity)
  • P. John Burke (Media & Entertainment: Transactional)
  • Cono A. Carrano (Intellectual Property)
  • David R. Clonts (Intellectual Property)
  • Murry B. Cohen (Litigation: Appellate)
  • Joel M. Cohn (Labor & Employment)
  • David L. Comerford (Litigation: Securities)
  • Warren E. Connelly (International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy)
  • Catherine A. Conway (Labor & Employment)
  • Tom W. Davidson (Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite: Regulatory)
  • Ira S. Dizengoff (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
  • Dianne B. Elderkin (Intellectual Property)
  • Howard Fabrick (Labor & Employment)
  • Charles R. Gibbs (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
  • Daniel H. Golden (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
  • Orrin L. Harrison III (Litigation: Securities)
  • Rex S. Heinke (Litigation: Appellate)
  • Lester L. Hewitt (Intellectual Property)
  • Fred S. Hodara (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
  • Robert K. Huffman (Government: Government Contracts)
  • John Jacob (Healthcare)
  • Joel Jankowsky (Government: Government Relations)
  • John V. Jansonius (Labor & Employment)
  • Christopher L. Keough (Healthcare: Regulatory & Litigation; Healthcare)
  • Gregory W. Knopp (Labor & Employment)
  • Christine B. LaFollette (Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional); Corporate/M&A)
  • Alan Laves (Corporate/M&A)
  • Stuart E. Leblang (Tax)
  • Carl B. Lee (Real Estate)
  • Donald R. Livingston (Labor & Employment)
  • Jennifer Lootens (Projects)
  • Jorge Lopez Jr. (Healthcare)
  • Mark J. MacDougall (Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations)
  • Stephen A. Mansfield (Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations)
  • James Meggesto (Native American Law)
  • Prakash Mehta (Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation)
  • Kenneth Menges (Corporate/M&A)
  • Daniel J. Micciche (Tax)
  • Patricia A. Millett (Appellate Law)
  • Joseph L. Motes (Corporate/M&A)
  • Daniel L. Nash (Labor & Employment)
  • Donald R. Pongrace (Native American Law)
  • Scott H. Racine (Tax)
  • Eliot D. Raffkind (Investment Funds: Hedge Funds)
  • Randall M. Ratner (Real Estate)
  • C. N. Franklin Reddick III (Corporate/M&A: Southern California)
  • James Rice (Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional))
  • Marissa Román (Media & Entertainment: Transactional)
  • Rick Rosenblum (Insurance)
  • Michael Rossetti (Native American Law)
  • Edward L. Rubinoff (International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions)
  • Robert S. Salcido (Healthcare: Regulatory & Litigation; Healthcare)
  • James R. Savin (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
  • Hal S. Shapiro (International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy)
  • Valerie A. Slater (International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy)
  • Michael S. Stamer (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
  • Adam S. Umanoff (Projects; Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy)
  • Stephen M. Vine (Investment Funds: Hedge Funds)
  • Stephanie Webster (Healthcare)
  • Edward W. Zaelke (Projects; Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy)

Based entirely on in-depth market research and the recommendations of general counsel and lawyers in private practice, Chambers USA identifies the top practitioners in an extensive range of practice areas, basing its rankings on a year-long survey of the legal profession.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, a leading international law firm, numbers more than 800 lawyers in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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