Rising Star: Simpson Thacher's Bryce Friedman

Law360, New York (March 28, 2011, 2:37 PM EDT) -- Bryce Friedman of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP won a dismissal for The Standard Fire Insurance Co. in whistleblower litigation following Hurricane Katrina and secured a favorable settlement for several Chartis insurers over diacetyl claims, earning him a place among Law360's list of five insurance lawyers under 40 to watch.

Friedman, 38, says he is drawn to complex litigation, as evidenced by his wide-ranging work on behalf of major casualty insurers, auto insurers, life insurers and others.

“I like opportunities to figure out new solutions to...
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