Employment Group Of The Year: Akin Gump

Law360, New York (January 24, 2014, 7:25 PM EST) -- Attorneys in Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP's labor and employment practice group secured a series of impressive victories in 2013, helping clients beat back cutting edge legal claims over their tipping, arbitration and background check policies and landing the firm a spot among Law360's Employment Practice Groups of the Year.

Among its accomplishments in the past year, the firm managed to fend off challenges to Starbucks Corp.'s tip-splitting policy, convince two federal appeals courts to enforce Ernst & Young LLP's individual arbitration agreement in...
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