Rising Star: Weil Gotshal's Lydia Protopapas

Law360, New York (March 25, 2010, 2:51 PM EDT) -- As one of the lead attorneys on the billion-dollar bankruptcies of Crescent Resources LLC and Simmons Bedding Co., and as lead counsel to Anadarko Petroleum Corp. in connection with the bankruptcy of Tronox Inc., Lydia Protopapas of Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP has a diverse and critical client portfolio that makes her one of Law360's 10 bankruptcy attorneys under 40 to watch.

Working out of Weil Gotshal's Houston office, Protopapas, 39, is a core member of the firm's bankruptcy team with an active role in representing...
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