Rising Star: Latham's David Brown

Law360, New York (March 22, 2013, 5:22 PM EDT) -- David Brown was always young for his class. As a late August birthday, he snuck in under Virginia state's school cutoff, and he went straight from college to Harvard Law School, graduating at 24.

But even that doesn't explain how he became global co-head of Latham & Watkins LLP's private equity group before his 40th birthday, becoming one of the youngest partners in BigLaw to hold that title and landing him on Law360's Rising Star list.

Brown, who led 14 deals worth $5.75 billion last year...
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