Akin Gump Elects 16 New Partners

Friday, February 1, 2008 - 01:00

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has elected 16 of the firm's lawyers to the partnership.

The new partners include: Robert W. Aulsebrook - Energy and Global Trans-actions (London); Keefe M. Bernstein - Litigation (Dallas); Michael K. Bolton - Energy and Global Trans-actions (Hous-ton); Elisabeth Cappuyns - Energy and Global Transactions (New York); James A. Deeken - Investment Funds Private Equity (Dallas); Samidh Guha - Litiga-tion (New York); Charles W. Johnson IV - Public Law and Policy (Washington); Brian Kim - Investment Funds Private Equity (New York); Ira P. Kustin - Investment Funds Private Equity (New York); Arina Lekhel - Investment Funds Private Equity (New York); Thomas J. McCarthy - International Trade (Wash-ington); Burke A. McDavid - Invest-ment Funds Private Equity (Dallas); Abid Qureshi - Financial Restructuring (New York); Fadi G. Samman - Invest-ment Funds Private Equity (Washing-ton); Joshua B. Waxman - Labor and Employment (Washington) and Zachary N. Wittenberg - Corporate (Washington).