Rising Star: Winston & Strawn's Catherine Schumacher

Law360, New York (March 31, 2010, 2:57 PM EDT) -- Winston & Strawn LLP partner Catherine B. Schumacher landed the former chief financial officer of American International Group Inc. as a client before turning 30, handily defending him in a wave of securities litigation and earning herself a spot on Law360’s list of 10 securities lawyers under 40 to watch.

Schumacher’s legal career got its current focus in spring 2005, when Eliot Spitzer, then the attorney general of New York, accused AIG of covering up a massive accounting fraud, targeting former CEO Maurice “Hank” Greenberg and...
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