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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Labor & Employment

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What the team is known for

Go-to labor and employment practice with notable expertise advising clients on employment issues arising out of bankruptcies. Adept at handling contentious labor and employment mandates as well as advising on transactional concerns. Also frequently assists employers with employment training and compliance. Particularly active on behalf of clients in the financial services sector.

Strengths

A client states: "The team worked seamlessly to achieve the client's goals. Akin has a unified team that is able to tackle complex, dynamic situations."

"The team is really exceptional at responding to issues quickly and in a commercial way," notes another interviewee, adding: "I always feel that Akin lawyers help us make decisions quickly, balancing giving reasoned and well thought-out advice with responding to us in a timely manner. Also, all of the lawyers we work with are pleasant and professional."

Sources appreciate that the firm is "very responsive, extremely knowledgeable and very precise in its advice and counsel."

Notable practitioners

Richard Rabin counsels employers on the full gamut of advisory matters as well as handling disputes. He is especially active in the financial services industry.
"He is responsive, smart, and has great judgment. He’s also a pleasure to work with." "Rich has a firm grip on all issues and facts in play. He is very thoughtful, very thorough and an absolute master of the laws. At all times, he focuses on protecting the best interests of the company."

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Labor & Employment

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

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Location

One Bryant Park

New York

New York

USA

NY 10036-6745

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Labor & Employment


Richard Rabin
Band 5