Rising Star: Gibson Dunn's Josh Lipton

Law360, New York (March 15, 2011, 1:47 PM EDT) -- Facing a daunting deadline, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP partner Joshua Lipton secured federal approval for Energizer Holding Inc.'s purchase of a rival razor maker in just 45 days, landing him on Law360's list of five competition attorneys under 40 to watch.

After graduating from the University of Michigan School of Law in 1998, Lipton, 38, cut his teeth as a first-year associate at Covington & Burling LLP on what was then one of the biggest mergers in U.S. history — the tie-up between Exxon and...
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