Super Lawyers Recognizes 146 Akin Gump Lawyers

(Washington, D.C.) – Akin Gump is pleased to announce that 146 of its U.S. and U.K. lawyers were recognized by Super Lawyers in 2015.

Additionally, four partners—Murry Cohen, Dianne Elderkin, Rex Heinke and Mark MacDougall—were named to a Super Lawyers Top List in their respective regions. This is the second consecutive year that all four partners have been named to a Top List.

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

The following Akin Gump lawyers were recognized by Super Lawyers:

California - Super Lawyers

Los Angeles

San Francisco

California – Rising Stars

Los Angeles

  • Romeao Jon Jennings (Intellectual Property and Civil Litigation: Defense)
  • Courtney A. Matsuishi (Securities and Corporate Finance)
  • Michael Miller (Energy and Natural Resources)
  • Justin A. Radell (Business/Corporate, Securities and Corporate Finance and Mergers and Acquisitions)
  • Vanessa Roman (Entertainment and Sports and Business/Corporate)
  • Kamran Salour (Intellectual Property Litigation and Business Litigation)

San Francisco

  • Kelli Kiernan (General Litigation, Business Litigation and Insurance Coverage)

London – Super Lawyers

London – Rising Stars

New York – Super Lawyers

New York – Rising Stars

Pennsylvania – Super Lawyers

Pennsylvania – Rising Stars

Texas – Super Lawyers

Austin

  • Michael Simons (Intellectual Property Litigation and Business Litigation)
  • Fred I. Williams (Intellectual Property Litigation and Business Litigation)

Dallas

Houston

San Antonio

  • Barry A. Chasnoff (Business Litigation, Civil Litigation: Defense, Class Action/Mass Torts)
  • Daniel McNeel Lane Jr. (Insurance Coverage, Civil Litigation: Defense and Appellate)
  • R. Laurence Macon (Business Litigation, Intellectual Property and Antitrust Litigation)

Texas – Rising Stars

Austin

  • David C. Lawrence (Intellectual Property Litigation, Business Litigation and Class Action/Mass Torts)

Dallas

Houston

San Antonio

Washington, D.C. – Super Lawyers

Washington, D.C. – Rising Stars

  • Ashleigh L. Blaylock (Creditor Debtor Rights: Business)
  • Kelly M. Cleary (Health Care)
  • Ashraf Fawzy (Intellectual Property)
  • Emily C. Johnson (Intellectual Property Litigation and Appellate)
  • Ashley J. Keapproth (Employment and Labor)
  • Lauren B. Kerwin (General Litigation)
  • John T. Koerner (Employment and Labor)
  • Karen L. Milne (Communications)
  • Michelle Mitchell (International, Business/Corporate and Legislative and Governmental Affairs)
  • Casey K. Richter (International and Food and Drugs)
  • James E. Tysse (Appellate and Business Litigation)
  • Joseph W. Whitehead (Government Contracts, Business Litigation and Nonprofit Organizations)
  • Stanley E. Woodward Jr. (Business/Corporate)

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer and 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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