Rising Star: Akin Gump's Michael Asaro

Law360, New York (March 8, 2013, 5:36 PM EST) -- Michael Asaro parlayed a decade of experience as a government lawyer into a partnership at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, where he now helps hedge fund industry titans like David Einhorn navigate high-stakes litigation, earning a spot on Law360's list of five rising stars under 40 in the securities bar.

Asaro, 39, joined Akin Gump in 2007 as a partner after serving as a federal prosecutor in New York and an enforcement attorney at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. He’s used those public...
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