Rising Star: Paul Weiss' Susanna Buergel

Law360, New York (March 24, 2010, 5:57 PM EDT) -- As financial institutions faced mounting litigation in the fallout of the credit crisis, Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP's Susanna Buergel scored a precedent-setting win for Citigroup Inc., part of the reason she was chosen as one of Law360's 10 securities lawyers under 40 to watch.

She and other top Paul Weiss litigators convinced the Delaware Court of Chancery in February 2009 to dismiss the vast majority of a shareholder derivative suit alleging that the Citigroup board had breached its fiduciary duty by allowing the...
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