Rising Star: Skadden's Peter Morrison

Law360, New York (March 28, 2011, 7:08 PM EDT) -- Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP's Peter Morrison helped set precedent regarding attorneys' fees in defending Oakley Inc. in a shareholder class action challenging a deal with Luxottica SpA, earning him a spot on Law360's list of five class action lawyers under 40 to watch.

Morrison, 36, who focuses on litigation involving securities law, class actions and mergers and acquisitions, said he thrives on the fast-paced and high-stakes nature of those cases. He prides himself on creative thinking and has already taken novel approaches to...
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