Rising Star: Cadwalader's Peter Friedman

Law360, New York (April 16, 2012, 2:57 PM EDT) -- When power company Dynegy Inc. placed an ailing subsidiary into Chapter 11 in November, creditor U.S. Bank NA had to move quickly to protect its loan investments. The bank reached out to Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP partner Peter M. Friedman, who helped his new client reach a favorable settlement and earned a spot on Law360's list of bankruptcy attorneys under 40 to watch.

Within a week of the bankruptcy filing, the 39-year-old Friedman and his team moved on behalf of the Minneapolis-based bank to challenge...
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