Rising Star: Dechert's Adam Wasserman

Law360, New York (April 13, 2012, 2:54 PM EDT) -- Dechert LLP's Adam Wasserman has spent thousands of hours over the past three years representing Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.'s directors in the wake of the firm's bankruptcy, earning him a reputation as a tenacious defense attorney and a spot among Law360's top five white collar partners under 40.

Wasserman, 39, has taken a leading role in the sprawling litigation that arose after Lehman's 2008 bankruptcy, the largest in U.S. history. He has defended the firm's 10 independent directors in just about every suit since then, including...
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