Joseph Akrotirianakis

King & Spalding - California


633 West Fifth Street, Suite 1600
Los Angeles, CA 90071

+1 213 443 4313

California - Litigation Star

Local Litigation Star



Practice area:

Intellectual property
International arbitration

Joe Akrotirianakis is a partner in the Trial and Global Disputes Practice Group. He is an accomplished trial lawyer who has first-chaired or co-chaired more than 30 trials and arbitrations. Mr. Akrotirianakis represents both plaintiffs and defendants across a broad spectrum of industries, including technology, life sciences, and international shipping and transportation, among others. A seasoned commercial litigator, and a former federal prosecutor, he has litigated matters of the most complex and difficult caliber throughout his more than 22-year career. 

Mr. Akrotirianakis regularly practices before federal and state courts through California and nationally in matters involving complex commercial litigation, unfair competition, business torts, intellectual property, and federal and state regulatory investigations and defense. 


  • J.D., Loyola Law School, magna cum laude & Order of the Coif 
  • B.A., Whittier College, cum laude 


Updated Sep 2021