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Akin Gump denies moustache ban

Oct 18, 2008 A spokesman for Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld has denied that lawyers at the London office of the US firm have been discouraged from growing moustaches in support of prostate cancer charities, writes RollOnFriday...

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Law Firms Gear Up for Bailout-Bill Work

Oct 15, 2008 The meltdown has been good for some elite firms with New York roots and longstanding banking ties, such as Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, which has represented Lehman Brothers, Fannie Mae and Wachovia in the past…

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Simpson Thacher hires Akin partner Tristan Brown

Jun 14, 2008 Simpson Thacher & Bartlett has ramped up its executive compensation capabilities, snaring a partner from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld. Tristan Brown will join the firm as partner in Simpson Thacher’s Palo Alto,…

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McDermott lures projects head from Akin Gump

Apr 15, 2008 McDermott Will & Emery has appointed a new global head of projects following the hire of a senior partner from rival US firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld. John Cogan, who also headed up the global projects practice at…

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DLA Piper launches in Houston

Mar 12, 2008 DLA Piper announced the opening of an office in Houston, Texas with three lawyers from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld and Howrey. Two of the new partners, Jack O'Neill and Mark White, were partners at Howrey. O'Neill,…

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Dewey & LeBoeuf raids Akin Gump to secure Dubai base

Jan 5, 2008 Dewey & LeBoeuf has raided the Dubai office of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer Feld for its first launch since last October's merger between Dewey Ballantine and LeBoeuf Lamb Greene & MacRae. The firm has launched a Dubai office…

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