Rising Star: Cadwalader’s Peter Friedman

Law360, New York (March 15, 2011, 10:28 PM EDT) -- Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP partner Peter Friedman played a leading role in advising the federal government in the General Motors Corp. and Chrysler LLC bankruptcies that helped keep the U.S. auto giants afloat and save hundreds of thousands of jobs, earning him a spot on Law360’s list of five bankruptcy lawyers under 40 to watch.

The 38-year-old attorney, who practices in the firm’s financial restructuring department in Washington, worked with a team of his colleagues in representing the U.S. Department of Treasury and the Presidential...
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