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- Designation: Washington
- Head Count: 851
- Gross Revenues: $930,000,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,095,000
- Profits Per Partner: $1,915,000
- Year Over Year Change: 4
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld is a Washington, D.C.-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld has 822 attorneys and is the 40th largest firm in the United States. With $930,000,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 29th on The American Lawyer's 2016 Am Law 200 ranking. On the 2014 Global 100 survey, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld ranked as the 41st highest grossing law firm in the world. The firm has offices in CA, CO, DC, IL, NY, PA, TX and VA.
In the News
Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : May 27, 2016
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld will close its five-lawyer Austin office at the end of June, because the two intellectual property partners in that office plan to leave the firm.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 27, 2016
Amid merger talks with a U.K. firm, Hunton & Williams added two practice leaders from Katten Muchin Rosenman; Bo Dietl's GC finds a new home; Jenner & Block launches a private wealth practice; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Chris Johnson : The Am Law Daily : May 25, 2016
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan is expanding its European presence with the launch of a new office in Switzerland under partner Thomas Werlen. Zurich-based FIFA, soccer's global governing body, is a major client of the firm.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : May 23, 2016
Eight months after Monsanto Co. abandoned its $45 billion saga to acquire Switzerland's Syngenta AG, the agribusiness giant is the recipient of a $62 billion takeover bid by Germany's Bayer AG.
Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : May 23, 2016
Dallas-based Haynes and Boone is the Texas firm with the highest ranking on The American Lawyer's Diversity Scorecard 2016.
: The National Law Journal : May 23, 2016
"I believe in forced labor" when it comes to improving access to justice for the poor, she said during an appearance at the American Law Institute's annual meeting in Washington. Plus more in this week's column.
Tony Mauro : The National Law Journal : May 19, 2016
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor is winning praise for re-energizing the movement toward mandatory pro bono for lawyers with her recent remarks on the subject, but some advocates in Big Law think the requirement poses significant challenges and won't work for everyone.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : May 19, 2016
A half-dozen big firms are advising on two key transactions in the embattled energy space, as a pair of oil field services companies and natural gas producers agree to combine.
Angela Neville : Texas Lawyer : May 18, 2016
Energy Future Holdings Corp. is running into strong headwinds from creditors as it tries speed up its schedule in its $42 billion Chapter 11 restructuring by seeking the court's approval of its new plan.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 18, 2016
A half-dozen big firms shuffled practice leaders within the past week; Skadden snags a high-profile arbitration expert in Hong Kong; the founding partner of Weil's Rhode Island office departs; and other notable laterals from throughout The Am Law 200.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 17, 2016
The restructuring practices at the two top Am Law 100 firms are advising on two more Chapter 11 cases filed Monday by Breitburn Energy Partners LP and SandRidge Energy Inc.
Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : May 16, 2016
Sidley Austin represents Range Resources of Fort Worth in its pending acquisition of Houston's Memorial Resource Development Corp. for $4.4 billion including $1.1 billion in assumed debt.
Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : May 16, 2016
A lack of volatility in bankruptcy lawyers' billing rates, evidenced by a collection of almost 3,000 attorney fee disclosures in bankruptcy records, have calmed practitioners.
: The National Law Journal : May 16, 2016
Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.
Frances Ivens : The Am Law Daily : May 15, 2016
Research into recent recruitment trends by international firms in London has found that they brought in over 20 percent more partners in 2015 than the year before, with total partner numbers climbing by 6 percent across the group year-on-year.
Ian Lopez : Legaltech News : May 13, 2016
Toby Brown's experience includes nearly a decade spent in practice management positions for Am Law 50 Firms.
: New York Law Journal : May 11, 2016
Debevoise & Plimpton had promoted five attorneys to partner, and Mayer Brown and Kirkland & Ellis have added new partners.
Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : May 10, 2016
Blank Rome's investment in Dickstein Shapiro attorneys this year helped Spencer Abraham, a former U.S. senator and Energy secretary, understand the firm's approach to Washington. Abraham and his long-time colleague Joseph McMonigle will be principals at Blank Rome Government Relations.
Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : May 10, 2016
Oklahoma City's Chaparral Energy tapped Latham & Watkins to guide it through Chapter 11, while Skadden and Kirkland both faced questions over their fees in other recent energy industry bankruptcies.
Jonathan Ringel : Daily Report : May 09, 2016
Colleges and universities looking to inspire their graduates don't think many lawyers and judges will get the job done, according to a list of 354 of the "best commencement speeches, ever" compiled by National Public Radio.
: The National Law Journal : May 09, 2016
Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 08, 2016
Plenty of familiar names from The Am Law 200 and Global 100 appeared in an early version of a searchable online database drawn from the leaked files of offshore firm Mossack Fonseca.
Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : May 04, 2016
Having already grabbed a handful of key debtor's-side roles for struggling energy companies, Kirkland & Ellis added two more Chapter 11 cases to its docket this week, snagging assignments for Houston's Ultra Petroleum Corp. and Midstates Petroleum Inc.
Kathleen J. Wu : Texas Lawyer : May 02, 2016
Hopefully, the spirit of an upcoming Women in Law hackathon will stay true to the hackathon ethos: experts and fresh thinkers coming together to generate bold, even crazy, ideas for new products, new services and, in the case of this event, new solutions to persistent problems.
Brenda Sapino jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : May 02, 2016
The total gross revenue at the 25 highest-grossing Texas firms reached $5.3 billion in 2015, up from 2014.
Heather D. Nevitt, Esq. : Texas Lawyer : May 02, 2016
It is that time of year again when we delve into the wonderful world of Firm Finance. As part of this annual project, we take a look inside the books of the top 25 firms in Texas and see how they fared in 2015.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 02, 2016
DLA Piper bags new recruits from Skadden and Willkie Farr; Chadbourne & Parke picks up a partner with World Cup ties; Cleary Gottlieb adds an Allen & Overy practice leader; Stroock nabs a former federal judge; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Miriam Rozen : Texas Lawyer : April 29, 2016
Since his own legal troubles began last summer, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has not received the love –specifically, in the form of cash contributions to his officeholder's account--from big Texas law firms that his predecessor netted.
Chris Johnson : The Am Law Daily : April 28, 2016
Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle will become one of the small number of international firms with offices in Switzerland when it opens in Geneva next month.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 27, 2016
The five remaining U.S. presidential candidates all have a need for outside counsel on the campaign trail, and not surprisingly it's the two frontrunners that have accrued the most in legal expenses.