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Jul 1, 2011

Firm Announces New Partner Christopher Akin

Lynn Tillotson Pinker & Cox, LLP is pleased to announce that Christopher Akin has been named a partner with the Firm.

Mr. Akin has 16 years of litigation experience that includes a unique combination of significant plaintiff-side contingency fee engagements and high-profile defense engagements in the areas of directors' and officers' liability lawsuits, securities litigation, and complex oil and gas disputes.

On the plaintiff side, Mr. Akin has helped LTPC expand its presence in bankruptcy-related litigation, with that practice area generating record proceeds in 2011 and continuing that momentum with an engagement that has generated worldwide media coverage. On the defense side, Mr. Akin has played a key role in LTPC's successful representation of directors and officers in a multi-billion dollar dispute involving alleged securities fraud and successful defense of a proposed $9 billion merger.

Mr. Akin was listed in "The Defenders” by The Dallas Business Journal in 2008, and he has been named a Texas Monthly "Rising Star” from 2005–2008. He received his JD from the University of Virginia in 1995, where he was the Assistant Editor of the Virginia Law Review, Order of the Coif, and he received the Roger & Madeleine Traynor Prize for Best Written Work by a Graduating Student.