Rising Star: Weil Gotshal's Shai Waisman

Law360, New York (April 1, 2010, 5:34 PM EDT) -- Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP partner Shai Waisman's day-to-day management of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.'s $613 billion Chapter 11 proceedings has not managed to overshadow his other accomplishments, such as negotiating successful outcomes for American Airlines Inc. and Global Crossing Ltd., that help make him one of Law360's 10 bankruptcy attorneys under 40 to watch.

In addition to his work for Lehman Brothers, Waisman, 38, has continued his active efforts on behalf of both debtors and creditors, handling the 2009 bankruptcy of Finlay Enterprises Inc. and...
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