Akin Gump Expands Asia Footprint To Hong Kong

Law360, New York (February 21, 2012, 5:21 PM EST) -- Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP will soon open an office in Hong Kong, expanding its footprint in Asia, and has snagged a former Shearman & Sterling LLP partner to lead the office and the firm's Asia practice, the firm announced Monday.

The Hong Kong office is the firm's second in Asia; it made its debut on the continent in 2007 with an office in Beijing. Former Shearman & Sterling merger and acquisitions partner Gregory Puff will lead the practice, and he'll be joined in...
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