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July 17, 2020

Los Angeles Business Journal Names Joe Akrotirianakis and Peter Strotz to its Leaders of Influence: Litigators & Trial Lawyers List

LOS ANGELES, July 17, 2020 — The Los Angeles Business Journal has named King & Spalding litigation partners Joe Akrotirianakis and Peter Strotz to its Leaders of Influence: Litigators & Trial Lawyers list, which recognizes the “best litigators” who “transcend expert comprehension of the legal system” in the Los Angeles region.

Akrotirianakis represents both plaintiffs and defendants across a broad spectrum of industries. He is an accomplished trial lawyer who has first-chaired or co-chaired more than 30 trials and arbitrations has never lost a jury trial or bench trial. As a seasoned commercial litigator, and a former federal prosecutor, he has litigated matters of the most complex and difficult caliber throughout his more than 20-year career. 

Strotz is the founding and managing partner of the firm’s Los Angeles office and a seasoned trial lawyer in Los Angeles and San Francisco. He practices on King & Spalding’s Tort Litigation and Product Liability teams, focusing on complex litigation involving novel medical, scientific, and legal issues for global manufacturing companies, including pharmaceutical, oil, gas, engineered and specialty materials, paints, and coatings companies.

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