Bankruptcy Rising Star: Cadwalader's Zachary Smith

Law360, New York (March 21, 2013, 10:17 PM ET) -- Before the age of 35, Zachary Smith of Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP had established himself as a power player in the field of bankruptcy by handling tough cases, pioneering his firm's entry into the Puerto Rico bankruptcy market and teaching law, earning him a place among Law360's top five young bankruptcy attorneys.

The Rising Star, who turned 35 on Thursday, began to build his reputation early during his representation of Bank of America Merrill Lynch, a senior secured lender in the highly contentious restructuring of...
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