People Moves: Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

June 27, 2014

NEW ASSOCIATES

Four attorneys have joined the firm as associates.

Three attorneys have joined the Washington, DC office: Eli Tomar, who practices Life Sciences and Health Care law and was at Patton Boggs previously and received a law degree from University of California, Los Angeles School of Law in 2012; Christopher Treanor, who focuses on Energy, Natural Resources and Environment law; and Dallas Woodrum, who focuses on International and Cross-Border law.

Rich Page joined the firm. Page practices Taxation and Accounting, Corporate and Business and Banking and Finance law.

ASSOCIATE DEPARTURES

Five associates left the firm.

Two attorneys have left the Dallas, TX office: Caitlin Nelson, who practices Venture Capital and Private Equity, Government and Regulatory and Banking and Finance law and received a law degree from Southern Methodist University School of Law in 2009; and Joshua Hedrick, who practices Bankruptcy and Reorganization, Legal Profession and Litigation and received a law degree from , Baylor University School of Law, cum laude, in 2007.

Patrick Scanlon left the firm. Scanlon practices Litigation, Government and Regulatory and Labor and Employment law and received a law degree from University of Virginia School of Law in 2011.

Sakisha Jackson left the firm. Jackson practices Government and Regulatory, Banking and Finance and International and Cross-Border law and received a law degree from Harvard Law School in 2011.

Peter Flew left the firm. Flew practices International and Cross-Border and Education law and received a law degree from BPP Law School in 2009.

NEW PARTNERS

Six attorneys joined the firm as partners.

Six attorneys have joined the Washington, DC office: Karen Thiel, who practices Government and Regulatory law and was at Patton Boggs previously and received a law degree from University of Maryland in 2003; John Jonas, who practices Government and Regulatory, Life Sciences and Health Care and Taxation and Accounting law and was at Patton Boggs previously and received a law degree from Cornell University in 1976; Martha Kendrick, who practices Government and Regulatory and Life Sciences and Health Care law and was at Patton Boggs previously and received a law degree from Georgetown University Law Center in 1985; Anurag Varma, who focuses on Entertainment and Media law; Esther Lander, who practices Labor and Employment, Litigation and Aerospace and Defense law; and Jennifer Richter, who practices Government and Regulatory, Mergers and Acquisitions and Telecommunications and Technology law and was at Patton Boggs previously and received a law degree from Drake University Law School in 1991.

PARTNER DEPARTURES

Two partners left the firm.

Brian Kim left the firm. Kim received a law degree from Columbia University School of Law in 2000 and moved to Paul Weiss.

Kathleen Friday left the firm. Friday received a law degree from Stanford Law School in 1981.

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