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Houston-based CenterPoint Energy Inc. (NYSE: CNP) will acquire Evansville, Indiana-based Vectren Corp. (NYSE: VVC) in a deal worth about $8.5 billion, included assumed debt. The deal is expected to close by the first quarter of 2019.
A team from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld represents Starbucks. —> Primanti Bros. reach $2 million settlement in a wage and hour class action case. The more than 900 employees will receive a piece of the settlement. The plaintiffs' attorney included Gerald Wells of Connolly Wells & Gray and Gary ...

According to engagement letters, raking in the highest fees are three large firms whose partners are charging upward of $900 per hour for their services: Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; Latham & Watkins; and Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld. But both Akin Gump and Latham offered MSU a 10 ...
Six firms joined the super-rich club this year: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, whose profits per lawyer rose 12.5 percent to $541,000; Weil, Gotshal & Manges, rising 17.6 percent to $540,000; Vinson & Elkins, increasing 11.3 percent to $532,000; Ropes & Gray, up nearly 5 percent to $516,000; Goodwin ...
Leading the Texas contingent on the Am Law 100 is Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, which posted gross revenue of $1.04 billion in 2017, up 6.1 percent from 2016, and claimed the 29th spot on this year's rankings, the same as last year. Akin Gump is one of 31 firms to post gross revenue in excess of $1 ...
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The high-caliber national law firm helping to guide FirstEnergy Solutions through Chapter 11 bankruptcy restructuring and protection from its creditors is also a registered congressional lobbyist for the company. Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld is working with the Akron-based Brouse ...

Cornerstone Government Affairs, which had 24 net new clients, saw revenues climb 34 percent during the first quarter over the same period in 2017. The firm, which largely operates in the appropriations space, took in $6 million. K Street's top earner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, continued to reign ...
With David Beavers and Garrett Ross. FIRST IN PI — THREE STAFFERS LEAVING BIOTECHNOLOGY TRADE GROUP: Two lobbyists and a senior official at the Biotechnology Innovation Organization are moving on, according to a source familiar with the matter. Gary Andres, the trade group's senior ...
Many Am Law 100 firms have declined offers to join the president's legal team, including in recent weeks prominent partners at Gibson Dunn & Crutcher and Winston & Strawn. Last month prominent Washington, D.C., attorney John Dowd, a former Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld partner, resigned from his ...
McLean-based global logistics contractor Valiant Integrated Services said Thursday it has reached an agreement to acquire Cubic Corp.'s defense services business for $135 million in cash. The purchase accelerates Valiant's push to broaden its customer base, expand globally and broaden its capability ...
With David Beavers and Garrett Ross. NEW BUSINESS: Levi Strauss has hired Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld to lobby on trade issues, including the ongoing NAFTA negotiations. Rio Tinto, the mining behemoth, has hired Ernst & Young to lobby on international tax provisions in the GOP tax law.
Law360 (March 21, 2018, 11:31 PM EDT) -- The ex-Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP attorney who was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison for trying to sell a sealed whistleblower complaint said the government gave him back a hard drive full of stolen lawsuits, according to his renewed bid Wednesday to get into a ...
With David Beavers and Garrett Ross. WHAT COHN'S DEPARTURE MEANS FOR K STREET: What have lobbyists told their clients Gary Cohn's departure means for them? “If you thought things had been chaotic up to this point, it's only going to get worse,” one Republican lobbyist told PI he'd said to clients ...
Michigan State University's Board of Trustees has hired a law firm to represent its interests amid fallout over a now-imprisoned sports doctor who sexually assaulted athletes. The East Lansing school said Wednesday the Washington, D.C.-based firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP was retained to ...
Law360, San Francisco (March 7, 2018, 7:18 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday handed down a 2½-year prison sentence to a former Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP partner who was arrested last year in a wig-and-sunglasses disguise while trying to sell a sealed government complaint to a ...
Law360 (March 6, 2018, 1:14 PM EST) -- A former Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP partner who represents clients worldwide in oil and gas exploration and development projects has joined White & Case LLP in its new Houston office. Steven Otillar, who had been with Akin Gump since 2012, works with companies at ...
Law360 (March 5, 2018, 10:11 PM EST) -- The wife of the ex-Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP attorney who admitted to trying to sell U.S. Department of Justice information asked a California federal judge to pass on sentencing him to jail and send him on a speaking tour instead, saying Monday that his kids need him ...

Former Acting U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates and longtime civil rights activist Vernon Jordan Jr., now senior counsel at Washington's Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, on Wednesday spoke out for gun control and called on an Atlanta audience not to despair on the state of the nation. Honored at the ...
White & Case Adds Another Oil and Gas Partner in its New Houston Office. After hiring laterals from Andrews Kurth Kenyon and Vinson & Elkins, White & Case adds an oil and gas partner from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld for its Houston office. By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys | UPDATEDFeb 28, 2018 at ...
Law360 (April 23, 2018, 1:42 PM EDT) -- Houston-headquartered CenterPoint Energy said Monday it will take over Vectren Corp. in a $6 billion deal guided by Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP that will expand the company's electric and natural gas distribution capabilities further into the Midwest. The all-cash deal will ...
Sign up today. WHAT THE NUMBERS MEAN: Washington's leading lobbying firms saw another strong quarter as President Donald Trump entered his second year in office. Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, the top lobbying firm by revenue, brought in more than $10 million for the second quarter in a row.
Law360 (March 19, 2018, 8:18 PM EDT) -- Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has agreed to take up the defense of a computer analyst charged with trading on confidential merger information gleaned from a former Bank of America executive pro bono, according to notices filed Friday in New York federal court.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld has been tied to a corruption case in South Korea that has led to the nation's prosecutors seeking to arrest a former president. The Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office requested an arrest warrant on Monday for Lee Myung-bak, South Korea's president from 2008 to ...
Law360 (March 1, 2018, 11:25 PM EST) -- An ex-Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP attorney said the stress of his work in private practice drove him to try to sell stolen U.S. Department of Justice information, and he asked for leniency as prosecutors seek a nearly three-year sentence, according to filings in California ...
Neal Ross Marder is a partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, where he heads the firm's litigation practice in Los Angeles and the firm's consumer class action practice nationwide. Brian T. Carney is a partner and Garrett Scott Llewellyn is counsel at the firm's offices in New York and Los Angeles, ...
“The Trump administration needs to put forward a rationale” if it's going to make a national security claim, says Stephen Kho, a partner at the law firm of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. “I'd be curious to see what it is.” Then again, Trump is no fan of the WTO. His administration has blocked the ...
... interest is developed, everyone—including financial advisers, brokers, planners and other professionals—must understand the rules and procedures, said Leslie Kiernan, a litigation partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld and former deputy White House counsel under the Obama administration.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld promoted four attorneys to partner in California: white-collar and government-investigations attorney Peter I. Altman, litigation attorney Hyongsoon Kim, entertainment attorney Alissa Miller, and global project finance attorney Matthew C. Nesburn. Kim is based in Irvine, and ...
Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided. Terence J. Lynam, left, and Robert S. Salcido, right, partners with Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld. In recent months, False Claims Act plaintiffs have come up empty-handed in a series of cases with hundreds of millions of dollars on the ...
In this era of increased competition in the high-end market for legal services, it helps to know what your rivals are making—or missing—from certain engagements. Fee Tracker will periodically seek to help you sift through public records and other data showing the money behind the myriad bankruptcies, ...
Ruchman and Associates, Inc. (Ruchman), of Jessup, Maryland, a small business, protests the establishment of a blanket purchase agreement (BPA) with Information Technology Coalition, Inc. (ITC), of Alexandria, Virginia, a service-disabled veteran-owned small business, pursuant to request for ...
The 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award will be awarded to Jordan, a senior counsel with Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld for his enduring legacy of civil and human rights leadership. “His record of courage and service with the National Urban League, United Negro College Fund, Southern Regional ...
... joined the Department of Justice where he investigated and litigated False Claims Act cases filed by whistleblowers. After six years fighting fraud for the government, working side by side with whistleblowers, Wertkin made the jump to the prestigious corporate law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld's 2018 promotions round has a strong disputes offering, with almost one-third of the total having contentious practices, reflecting the firm's investment in white-collar investigations and insolvency litigation. Washington, DC-headquartered Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld ...
And Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld is no longer lobbying for Google. Good afternoon, and welcome to PI. Tips always appreciated: tmeyer@politico.com and mlevine@politico.com. You can also follow us on Twitter: @marianne_levine and @theodoricmeyer. GROUPS TEAM UP TO DEFEND TRADE ...
who is now at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld. "Tax reform and regulatory reform are the two areas where that change in direction was most pronounced." The 20 largest lobbying firms took in a total of $368 million in lobbying revenue last year, a 15 percent increase over 2016, according to numbers ...
who is now at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld. “Tax reform and regulatory reform are the two areas where that change in direction was most pronounced.” The 20 largest lobbying firms took in a total of $368 million in lobbying revenue last year, a 15 percent increase over 2016, according to numbers ...
W. Robert (Rob) Shearer, an attorney who represents energy and oilfield services clients in transactions, has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as partner in the firm's Houston office. Prior to joining Akin Gump, Shearer was a partner at Baker Hostetler LLP for 13 years. He will continue to work on ...
With David Beavers. SHUTDOWN, WE HARDLY KNEW YE: “In a dramatic turnaround, Senate Democrats said they would vote to reopen the government on Monday after receiving a commitment from Republicans to hold a vote on immigration legislation — paving the way to end the three-day shutdown,” ...
Law360, New York (January 17, 2018, 3:53 PM EST) -- Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has made a new addition to its energy practice in Texas by snagging a former BakerHostetler partner with a history of facilitating deals for his clients. W. Robert Shearer, whose practice concentrates on joint ventures, capital ...
He joins from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, where he was a partner for 24 years. Marwan Azzi has joined White & Case as a partner in the firm's M&A practice group. He joins from Norton Rose Fulbright. William R. Wagner joins Venable as a partner in the firm's corporate practice. He was previously at ...
Unfortunately, his cover was blown when the Scanlon, who worked at FBI's public corruption division, identified him in his report as no other than Jeffrey Wertkin, a partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld who was an ex-US Department of Justice (DOJ) prosecutor. Apparently, Wertkin, while still working ...
His children include David Shargel, currently a partner at Bracewell, and Johanna Shargel, a former Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld lawyer who has represented indigent defendants at a public interest law group in California. On advice he would give to lawyers nearing the end of their careers, Shargel ...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld: Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, P.C. (On Behalf of Affiliated Organizations) Cogent Strategies LLC: Ceannate Corp. Cogent Strategies LLC: Golden Pass Products LLC Cogent Strategies LLC: National Association for the Education of Young Children Cogent Strategies LLC: ...
With David Beavers, Aubree Eliza Weaver and Daniel Lippman. AKIN GUMP SIGNS THREE: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld signed three new clients late last year for which to lobby on tax reform, including two big names: AARP and Qualcomm. AARP, which spent nearly $6.5 million on Washington ...
Among Rentech's 30 largest unsecured creditors are Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, which is owed $100,000, and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, a firm that Rentech owes another $16,759. (Rentech's general counsel is former Skadden banking and finance associate Nicole Sykes Powe.).
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld posted double-digit gains in profits per partner in 2017, increasing its average payouts by 13.5 percent to $2.4 million during another strong year for lobbying and dealmaking. “In every way that you are measuring success in a law firm, we had a very strong year,” said Kim ...
Law360, San Jose (January 29, 2018, 2:40 PM EST) -- Loeb & Loeb LLP has fortified its commercial litigation platform by hiring Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP's former fiduciary litigation practice co-chair, who has expertise in handling high-stakes disputes over breach of fiduciary duty. Commercial litigator Oleg ...
Steven Maslowski (Philadelphia) – Akin Gump has announced that Steven Maslowski (pictured left) has been named co-head of the firm's intellectual property practice. Mr. Maslowski will transition into the role of sole leader of the practice during the next several months, after which time Steven Zager, who ...
With David Beavers and Aubree Eliza Weaver. KLEIN AND JOHNSON SIGN SIX: Izzy Klein and Matt Johnson have signed their first six clients at their new lobbying shop, the Klein/Johnson Group: Burford Capital, Civitas Capital Management, CVS Health, First Data, the New York State Broadcasters ...


 

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