Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

1333 New Hampshire Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20036, United States

  • 202.887.4000

Practice/Organization Description

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is one of the world’s largest law firms. Founded in 1945 by Richard Gump and Robert Strauss with the guiding vision that commitment, excellence and integrity would drive its success, the firm focuses on building lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with its clients. A frequent recipient of industry recognition for its strength in litigation and high-stakes appellate work, its leadership in groundbreaking transactions and its depth in public policy, Akin Gump provides a comprehensive suite of services for global companies and local individuals. We offer clients a broad-spectrum approach, with over 85 practices that range from traditional strengths such as appellate, corporate and public policy to 21st century concentrations such as intellectual property litigation and national security. Our team of litigators, dealmakers, and policy lawyers and advisors collaborate with a single goal: the success of our clients.

Honors and Awards

Below is a representative sampling of recent awards and recognitions Akin Gump has received:

• Six consecutive years on the National Law Journal’s Appellate Hot List

• Named “Best Onshore Law Firm – Client Service” at the 2013 HFMWeek Awards

• Advisers on the Equity Deal of the Year at the 2013 IFLR European Awards 2013 and Private Equity Deal of the Year at the 2013 IFLR Asia Awards

• Two attorneys named among the “100 Most Influential Lawyers in America” by the National Law Journal

• Advisers on two of Turnarounds & Workouts’ Most Successful Restructurings in 2012

• Named by Financial Times as among the Most Innovative Corporate Law Firms of 2012

• Named by The Recorder as among California’s “Top Appellate Practices” in 2012

• Selected in 2012 by Corporate Counsel as among its Top Five IP Litigation Law Firms

• Honored with the American Bar Association’s 2012 Pro Bono Publico Award

Areas of Practice
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Privacy
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Transportation
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Locations
Other U.S. Locations
  • California
  • D.C.
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • Texas
Other Countries
  • China
  • Hong Kong
  • Russia
  • Singapore
  • Switzerland
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
Number of Attorneys

800+ Attorneys

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