Rising Star: Kirkland's David Seligman

Law360, New York (March 17, 2011, 1:39 PM EDT) -- David Seligman of Kirkland & Ellis LLP guided Trans World Airlines Inc. and United Air Lines Inc. to steady landings in each of their bankruptcies and has since provided winning restructuring counsel to a slew of big-name domestic and international clients, earning him a spot on Law360's list of five bankruptcy lawyers under 40 to watch.

Seligman, 39, who works in the firm's Chicago office representing debtor companies in large restructurings, has earned a "stellar" reputation in the bankruptcy community, according to James Sprayregen, a senior...
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