Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Shiva Aminian is an established leader in Akin Gump’s renowned international trade practice—one of only a few such practices in the Western U.S. Renowned for her creative approach to work, she also co-heads the firmwide technology industry group and recently developed an award-winning innovative legal services platform.
In recognition of her strong leadership qualities, Aminian was called upon to move from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles in 2016 to play a central role in the firm’s trade practice and spearhead the development of the firm’s technology industry group. The firm’s technology effort marshals the knowledge and skills of the firm’s lawyers to navigate a quickly developing legal and regulatory landscape at the intersection of technology, regulation and capital. Aminian is known for her creative solutions, and clients often rely on her to dissect and solve problems and devise and execute effective action plans for their most sensitive matters.