United States: Akin Gump Dallas Office To Move To The Union Complex In Uptown Dallas
Last Updated: April 3 2017

(Dallas) – Akin Gump is pleased to announce that it has signed a lease for new office space in Dallas that will see the firm move its offices to The Union tower complex at the intersection of Field Street and Cedar Springs Road in Uptown Dallas. The firm expects its move to The Union, which is currently under construction, will take place within the next two years.

The 15-year lease is for the entire 17th and 18th floors of the office tower as well as part of the 16th, totaling 68,000 square feet. The complex, a RED Development, was designed by Dallas architect HKS, Inc. and, in addition to the 22-story office tower, will feature restaurants and retail, a 23-story residential high-rise, a fitness center, an outdoor central plaza, an amenity deck and a Tom Thumb supermarket.

Akin Gump chairperson Kim Koopersmith said, "Our firm was founded in Dallas over 70 years ago, and this move reflects our commitment to maintaining a strong and dynamic presence in this city for many years to come."

Dallas partner in charge Ken Menges added, "By making this move, we are gaining a great new space in which to serve and receive our clients that emphasizes efficiency, convenience and collaboration. We look forward to welcoming clients old and new to our Uptown location."

Akin Gump was represented in the lease transaction by CBRE.

Akin Gump's Dallas office is home to approximately 100 lawyers and advisers, more than 170 total personnel, and many of the firm's key practices, including corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, investment funds, private equity, tax, litigation, intellectual property, financial restructuring, outsourcing and technology and real estate and finance.

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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