Akin Gump Lands Seasoned Litigator From Greenberg

Law360, New York (April 13, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has snagged Richard K. Welsh, lead counsel for AES Corp. in a closely watched global warming case, from Greenberg Traurig LLP to join the firm's commercial litigation practice as a partner in its Los Angeles office.

A trial lawyer who represents companies across a range of industries, including energy, telecommunications, entertainment, video gaming, finance and real estate, Welsh joined Akin on April 2 after a year and a half as a litigation shareholder at Greenberg Traurig.

“Richard is an...
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