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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP Overview

With more than 900 lawyers in 21 offices, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is one of the world’s largest law firms. A frequent recipient of industry recognition for its strength in litigation and high-stakes appellate work, its leadership in groundbreaking transactions and its depth in public policy, Akin Gump provides a comprehensive suite of innovative legal services and business solutions for global companies and local individuals. Our team of litigators, dealmakers, and policy lawyers and advisors collaborate with a single goal: the success of our clients.

Purpose
Using a strategic combination of legal, practical and political skills, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP excels at helping clients address their diverse business opportunities and legal challenges.
Vision
Akin Gump operates with a clear vision in mind – to deal with the array of legal challenges that clients could encounter on their way to achieving their business goals. Akin Gump lawyers thrive on making a genuine difference for our clients in industries and practices across the global marketplace, bringing a singular blend of legal, business and political acumen to each and every matter. We measure our success by the results we produce for our clients.
Mission
To be an industry leader providing comprehensive legal services to global companies and local individuals with the goal of excellent client service and success for our clients.
Additional Culture Details
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP’s reputation as an outstanding, service-oriented global law firm begins with our people. Collegiality, Commitment, Excellence, Integrity and Intensity are the core values and guiding principles behind how we approach our work and how we approach working with each other.

We seek to attract, develop and retain the very best talent in the legal services industry by providing a dynamic work culture that promotes respect, diversity, collaboration, service and growth. We also offer comprehensive benefits designed to help our lawyers and employees balance their work/life responsibilities, as well as continuing professional development opportunities. The long tenure of our lawyers and employees speaks to the strength and appeal of our culture and values.

We recognize that people desire to be part of something, to make a difference. Our lawyers and professional staff make a difference in our communities by tutoring and mentoring children in local schools; donating clothes, goods and other services to those re-entering the workforce or in need; and participating in fun-runs and other fundraisers for various charitable causes.
Values
Collegiality
We strive for teamwork, civility, and mutual respect in all of our interactions with one another
Commitment
Commitment to our clients, to our firm and to each other
Excellence
Excellence of our work product, of our client service and in our results
Integrity
We strive for professionalism, candor and honesty in our interactions with each other and our clients and vendors
Intensity
Intensity in everything we do!
Headquarters
Houston, TX
Employees
1,767 US Employees
Industry
Law
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