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July 2, 2021

The American Lawyer Names Joe Akrotirianakis a West Trailblazer

LOS ANGELES, July 2, 2021 — The American Lawyer has named King & Spalding partner Joe Akrotirianakis to its inaugural 2021 West Trailblazers list.

The  West Trailblazers list recognizes the region’s lawyers who have “moved the needle in the legal industry” and are “truly agents of change,” according to the publication.

Akrotirianakis, a partner in the Trial and Global Disputes practice group, is an accomplished trial lawyer who has first-chaired or co-chaired more than 30 trials and arbitrations.  He has never lost a jury trial or bench trial.  He represents both plaintiffs and defendants across a broad spectrum of industries. 

To view the publication’s profile of Joe, click here.

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