Akin Gump lures Jones Day construction head
Jones Day, is leaving the firm to join Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld. Lal was hired to be the head of Jones Day’s construction practice in 2009. He previously served in the same capacity at Dundas & Wilson.
Lal’s practice centers on international construction arbitration in the oil, gas, nuclear, major projects and infrastructure sectors. His practice at Jones Day included handling several construction and infrastructure disputes situated in the EMEA region, specifically Qatar, Cairo and Iraq.
Lal joins the firm’s practice in London, where he one of more than 40 partners based there for Akin Gump.