Rising Star: Skadden's Peter Morrison

Law360, New York (March 21, 2012, 8:31 PM EDT) -- After three years as a partner at Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP, Peter Morrison has already earned a reputation for staving off high-stakes shareholder derivative litigation with an eye toward client needs, earning him a spot among Law360’s top five under-40 class action partners for the second year in a row.

Morrison, 37, spent six years in Skadden’s New York digs before moving to its Los Angeles office, taking advantage of what he called the firm’s vast geographic footprint. While the Manhattan dockets are...
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