Super Lawyers 2021 Recognizes Akin Gump Lawyers

(Washington, D.C.) – Super Lawyers has selected 64 Akin Gump lawyers for inclusion in its 2021 Super Lawyers recognitions spanning the United States.

Super Lawyers recognizes, through a selection process of independent research and peer nominations and evaluations, outstanding U.S. lawyers with high degrees of peer recognition and professional achievement.

The following Akin Gump lawyers were selected by Super Lawyers:

California - Super Lawyers


Los Angeles

California – Rising Stars


  • Kelsey Stapler Morris (Class Action/Mass Torts: Defense, Business Litigation, Personal Injury - Products: Defense)

Los Angeles

New York – Super Lawyers

New York – Rising Stars

Pennsylvania – Super Lawyers

  • Dianne B. Elderkin (Intellectual Property Litigation) (Top Lists: Top 50 Women Pennsylvania Super Lawyers)
  • Steven D. Maslowski (Intellectual Property Litigation, Intellectual Property)

Texas – Super Lawyers


  • M. Scott Barnard (Securities Litigation, Civil Litigation: Defense, General Litigation)
  • Jessica Hammons (Securities and Corporate Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions)
  • Michelle A. Reed (Securities Litigation, Class Action/Mass Torts: Defense)
  • Wesley Williams (Securities and Corporate Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions)


Texas – Rising Stars


Fort Worth


  • Jon Boben (Mergers and Acquisitions, Business/Corporate)
  • Devin S. Sikes (International, Administrative Law, Appellate)

Washington, D.C. – Super Lawyers

Washington, D.C. – Rising Stars

*Partner Emeritus

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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