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Akin Gump Managing Partner Kim Koopersmith
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    I worked at Akin Gump full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Collegiate Office Culture
    Training
    Firm Management dedicated to informing you of recent developments and news
    The work that you're exposed to is incredibly interesting and you're working with and learning from some of the the most brilliant legal minds, which is great for a young professional

    Cons

    The work-life balance can be tough as times, but that is as expected working for a major international law firm.

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Akin Gump Awards and Accolades

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Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2012
Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010
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Website www.akingump.com
Headquarters Washington, DC
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1945
Type Company - Private
Industry Accounting & Legal
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year

Known for its work inside Washington's Beltway, law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld has a staff peppered with political insiders. Co-founder Robert Strauss is a former chairman of the Democratic National Committee who has advised several presidents. Overall, the firm has more than 800 attorneys in about a dozen offices, mainly in the US but also in the Asia/Pacific region and Europe. Beyond its work related to public policy and government contracts, Akin Gump maintains a wide range of practices, such as corporate finance and securities, energy, intellectual property... More

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