10 Under 40: Simpson Thacher's Jonathan Youngwood

Law360 (February 15, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Though he was involved in one of the most-watched securities fraud cases in history, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett’s Jonathan Youngwood points to a pro bono victory as the accomplishment of which he is most proud.

In representing JP Morgan Chase & Co. in the sprawling litigation stemming from the collapse of energy company Enron Corp., Youngwood spent years flying around the country taking depositions and appearing in court.

But working on an extensive pro-bono trial as a young lawyer prepared Youngwood for the rigors of complex...
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