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Private Equity

Unique Experience Means Unique Insight Into Investment Management

  Akin Gump's Trey Muldrow and Fadi Samman have a combined 40 years of experience in corporate and investment management law. Here, they discuss the ways the two practice areas work together at Akin Gump, as well as some of the finer points of various primary and secondary market...

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Technology

Cyber's Singular Nature: Spanning Industries, Boundaries and Precedent

  Akin Gump's Michelle Reed and Natasha Kohne stress the importance of knowing the myriad privacy obligations that affect a company, as well as the regulators that enforce them. CCBJ: Let’s start off with some background about you and your practices. Natasha Kohne: Michelle and I co-...

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Career Development

Help Wanted: Seeking Really Smart Lawyers Who Are Really Good People

  Akin Gump hiring partner David Botter discusses the firm's quest for exceptional talent. Spoiler alert: One size does not fit all. CCBJ: Tell us about Akin Gump’s culture and the spirit of your hiring process. David Botter: We've always had a sincere interest in the development...

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Healthcare | Private Equity

As Disruption Drives 
Healthcare Deals, a Massive Sector Transforms Itself

Akin Gump’s Gene Elder and Daniel Graver take a look at the political and economic trends reshaping M&A and transactions in the healthcare industry. CCBJ: Private equity (PE) investors are highly active in segments of the healthcare market, such as pediatric services and therapies. What...

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Pro Bono

Pro Bono Partnership Helps Vets Fix Wrongful Discharges

Akin Gump’s Steve Schulman and Thomas Yang and AT&T’s Tamera Woodard on their Equal Justice Works collaboration. CCBJ: AT&T and Akin Gump are working ­together to support a fellow at the Veterans Consortium through Equal Justice Works. Tell us a little about that...

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Entertainment | Media

Technology-Driven Change in Media and Entertainment

An interview with Akin Gump’s Marissa Román Griffith.  CCBJ: Advances in mobile video and wireless technology have sparked an explosion of innovation in streaming and other services. How is that changing the industry?  Marissa Román Griffith: Advances in technology are...

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Career Development

A Personal Business Plan That Fits Within the Organization

Akin Gump’s Courtney York discusses her approach to leadership and career development.  CCBJ: You recently joined Akin Gump after a long tenure at Baker Botts. What spurred the move?  Courtney York: I started my career at Baker Botts, which is primarily an energy firm. My career had...

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