Rising Star: Shearman's Lisa Brill

Law360, New York (March 16, 2012, 2:13 PM EDT) -- A robust real estate finance practice bolstered by a broad capital markets background helped Shearman & Sterling LLP partner Lisa Brill close a blockbuster $3.4 billion resort project deal in the Bahamas and earned her a spot as one of four attorneys under 40 honored by Law360 as a rising legal star in the real estate industry.

Brill, 39, first joined Shearman in 1998. Her first two years at the firm were spent in London in the capital markets practice group.

Though she enjoyed capital markets, Brill...
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