Bankruptcy Group Of The Year: Akin Gump

Law360, New York (January 17, 2013, 1:42 PM EST) -- Bringing together disparate creditor constituencies and bringing home better-than-expected recoveries in billion-dollar bankruptcies such as Washington Mutual Inc. and Dynegy Holdings LLC brought the restructuring pros at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP a place among Law360's Bankruptcy Groups of the Year.

Representing committees has long been an Akin Gump calling card, and the firm burnished that reputation in 2012, a year that saw creditor-friendly Chapter 11 plans confirmed in long-standing cases such as WaMu and St. Vincent Catholic Medical Centers of New York, as...
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