07/11/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/12/2018 08:23
(Dallas) - Elizabeth Scott, a partner in the litigation practice at Akin Gump, has been named by Texas Lawyer as one of its lawyers On the Rise. The recognition is part of the publication's 2018 Professional Excellence Awards and honors those lawyers under the age of 40 who have 'made their mark on the legal profession in the Lone Star State.'
Ms. Scott's practice focuses on complex civil litigation matters, with an emphasis on defending lawsuits filed under the False Claims Act and representing public companies and their officers and directors in securities and privacy litigation, internal investigations, regulatory investigations and enforcement proceedings. She also devotes a significant portion of her time to pro bono matters.
A profile of Ms. Scott and the other honorees will be published in the September issue of Texas Lawyer magazine. An awards ceremony will also be held on September 19 in Dallas.
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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