Akin Gump Gains 15 New Partners

Monday, December 1, 2008 - 00:00

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has promoted 15 of the firm's lawyers to the partnership, effective January 1, 2009: Scott L. Alberino (Washington), David Antheil (Los Angeles), Jessica Cherry (New York), Jeffery A. Dailey (Philadelphia), Andrei V. Danilov (Moscow), Robert M. Griffin Jr. (London), Leon B. Hirth (New York), Patrick J. Hurley (Houston), Natasha G. Kohne (Abu Dhabi), Todd E. Landis (Dallas), Nathan J. Oleson (Washington), Kevin D. Rising (Los Angeles), Aaron A. Scow (Dallas), Irene A. Steiner (New York) and Jesse Z. Weiss (Austin).

Diane P. Couchman, senior counsel at Akin Gump, has been named as a recipient of the Human Rights Initiative of North Texas' 2008 Angel of Freedom Award. The award was presented in November at the Trammel Crow Asian Art Collection in Dallas.