TJ ’98 James Tysse named a partner at Akin Gump
Akin Gump today announced the election of 12 new partners, effective January 1. The 12 individuals and their respective office locations are John A. Bain (Dallas), Daniel L. Cohen (Hong Kong), Sophie Jermine (London), Brad M. Kahn (New York), Andrew B. Lehman (Houston), Rubén H. Muñoz (Philadelphia), Rosemarie Paul (London), Dennis P. Pereira (New York), Ivana K. Rouse (Houston), Elizabeth M. Scott (Dallas), David N. Sewell (London) and James E. Tysse (Washington, D.C.).
“With a true passion for our clients and the law, these 12 talented lawyers represent the very best of the legal profession,” said Akin Gump chairperson Kim Koopersmith. “I am delighted to welcome them to the Akin Gump partnership and look forward to many significant contributions by them in the years ahead.”
As a member of the firm’s Supreme Court and appellate practice, Mr. Tysse has extensive experience handling complex matters, including developing strategy and authoring briefs, both on appeal and in high-stakes trial litigation. He has prepared more than 50 briefs in cases at every appellate level, with more than 25 at the merits and certiorari stages at the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Tysse received his J.D. and his B.A. from the University of Virginia.