Hunton & Williams Nabs Veteran Akin Gump Litigator

Law360, New York (February 13, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Hunton & Williams LLP has snagged prominent litigator Edward F. Fernandes from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP to serve as a partner in its Houston and Austin, Texas, offices.

Fernandes’ broad trial-based practice focuses on complex business litigation.

His experience includes financial services transactions, legal and accounting malpractice cases, patent and trade secrets litigation, and securities, competition and bankruptcy disputes in both state and federal courts. He often pairs with attorneys who possess special expertise in these areas.

Fernandes’ practice is roughly split down...
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