Rising Star: Akin Gump's James Savin

Law360, New York (March 26, 2010, 5:06 PM EDT) -- With a skill for helping creditors of companies such as General Growth Properties Inc. and Muzak LLC achieve their goals in complex bankruptcies, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP partner James Savin — tapped to head the firm's financial restructuring practice in Washington as a newly elected partner in 2006 — is one of Law360's 10 bankruptcy lawyers under 40 to watch.

Savin, 37, has used his skills not only to grow Akin Gump's Washington restructuring practice from four to 10 attorneys since taking over...
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