10 Under 40: Weil Gotshal's John Neuwirth

Law360, New York (February 6, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- When the stock options backdating scandal broke, several companies targeted by regulators and shareholders looked to Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP’s John Neuwirth to help them navigate the complex issues raised by the investigations and, in some cases, the resulting litigation.

While Neuwirth initially began working on cases stemming from the growing options backdating scandal through existing clients, companies that had never before looked to Weil began noticing the firm’s expertise in the area.

“We’ve had a number of backdating cases,” Neuwirth said. “We have established...
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