Company Overview of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP provides legal advisory services. The firm offers counselling services in transactional, litigation, and policy matters. Its practice areas include antitrust and unfair competition, corporate, energy regulation, environment and natural resources, financial restructuring, project finance, government contracts, intellectual property, international trade, investigation, investment management, labor and employment, policy and regulation, privacy and data protection, pro bono, public law and policy, and tax. It caters to energy, entertainment and media, health care and life sciences, national security, private equity, transportation, hospitality, real estate, re...
1333 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W.
Robert S. Strauss Building
Washington, DC 20036-1564
Founded in 1945
Key Executives for Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Managing Partner of International Operations and Head of International Corporate Transactions Practice
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP Key Developments
Akin Gump Appoints Leslie B. Kiernan as Partner in its Litigation Practice in Washington, D.C
Jul 9 15
Akin Gump announced that Leslie B. Kiernan has joined the firm as a partner in its litigation practice in Washington, D.C. Ms. Kiernan brings decades of experience in private practice and public service to Akin Gump, including serving most recently as senior advisor to the U.S. Mission to the United Nations. From 2011 to 2014, she served as deputy assistant to the president and deputy White House counsel. Prior to her tenure with the White House, Ms. Kiernan was a litigation partner at Zuckerman Spaeder LLP.
Akin Gump Names Stanley M. Brand as Senior Counsel in Its Litigation Practice in Washington
Jul 7 15
Stanley M. Brand, former general counsel of the U.S. House of Representatives and, since 1983, the principal owner of the litigation boutique Brand Law Group, has joined Akin Gump as senior counsel in its litigation practice in Washington, D.C. Drawing on his broad range of experience, Mr. Brand's practice covers all levels of state and federal courts and numerous administrative agencies, with an emphasis on defending the rights of companies and individuals involved in government investigations. In addition, Mr. Brand has represented numerous candidates, political committees and campaign donors in enforcement, regulatory and judicial matters relating to federal and state campaign finance laws.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld Appoints Paul Greening as Partner in Its Oil and Gas Practice, Effective July 20, 2015
Jul 2 15
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld announced that Paul Greening will join the firm in Hong Kong as a partner in its oil and gas practice, effective July 20. Mr. Greening, who focuses on international energy, utilities and infrastructure projects as well as energy-focused cross-border M&A, comes to Akin Gump from Vinson & Elkins. With an expected move to Akin Gump's Singapore office later in the year, Mr. Greening will bolster the firm's oil and gas capabilities across Asia. Mr. Greening has advised on matters involving energy-related cross-border M&A, divestitures, oil and gas contracts (including natural gas and liquefied natural gas sale and purchase agreements), project development and associated maritime law advice.
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