07/09/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/09/2020 15:26
(Washington, D.C.) - The Legal 500, in its 13th edition of The Legal 500 United States, has highlighted a number of Akin Gump practices and lawyers as leaders in their respective areas. According to the publication, the rankings involved careful consideration of evaluations given by law firms, their peers and clients.
For the fifth year in a row, Akin Gump ranked as a top-tier firm in two categories of finance - restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate and government - government relations. The Legal 500 US has also recognized nine Akin Gump lawyers as 'Leading Lawyers,' two as 'Hall of Fame' and two as 'Next Generation Partners' in their respective fields.
The firm's 'Leading Lawyers' include the following:
This is the fourth consecutive recognition for Mr. Burke, the third for Mr. Shah, and the second for Messrs. Dizengoff, Bates, Pomper, Marciano and Goodgame.
Additionally, 29 of the firm's practices were recognized and 105 Akin Gump lawyers were recommended:
Antitrust: Civil litigation/class actions: Defense
Antitrust: Merger control
Appellate: Courts of appeal
Appellate: Supreme courts (states and federal)
Capital Markets: Debt offerings: Advice to issuers
Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense: advice to corporates
Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense: advice to individuals
Cyber law (including data privacy and data protection)
Energy: Renewable/alternative power
Energy Transactions: Oil and gas
General commercial disputes
Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense
M&A: large deals ($1bn+)
Media and entertainment: transactional
Patents: litigation (full coverage)
Patents: litigation (International Trade Commission)
Private equity funds (including venture capital)
Project finance: Advice to sponsors
Restructuring (including bankruptcy): corporate
Securities litigation: Defense
Shareholder activism: Advice to shareholders
For further details on the firm's rankings and commentary, please click here.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 1,000 lawyers and advisors in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Founded in 1945, the firm is proudly celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2020. #AkinGump75
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