Rising Star: Gibson Dunn's Aric Wu

Law360, New York (April 1, 2010, 3:31 PM EDT) -- “Crazy long hours,” an aggressive approach to defending hostile takeover attempts and an ability to guide teams of lawyers helped lead Aric Wu to a partnership in Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP's litigation department before his 35th birthday — and to a spot on Law360's list of 10 securities attorneys under 40 to watch.

While some lawyers see the elevation to partner as an opportunity to dial back on weekend work, Wu still puts in six-day weeks, minimum, and operates under the theory that “the buck...
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