Akin Gump Adds 2 Attys From Boutique Firm

Law360, New York (September 14, 2011, 6:52 PM EDT) -- Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP announced Monday that Browne Woods George LLP founding partner Edward Woods and attorney Susan Leader, both veteran intellectual property, entertainment, contract and commercial litigators, had joined the firm's Los Angeles offices as partners.

Woods will work in Akin Gump's downtown Los Angeles office, which the firm opened in August. Leader, who worked at Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP before joining Browne Woods, a boutique firm based in L.A., will work in Akin Gump's offices in nearby Century City. Akin...
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