Rising Star: Kirkland's Edward Sassower

Law360, New York (March 20, 2013, 9:39 PM EDT) -- Whether steering luxury hotel group MSR Resort Golf Course LLC toward a $1.5 billion sale or helping hedge funds strike a $975 million settlement with Capmark Financial Group Inc., Edward Sassower has had no shortage of success in Kirkland & Ellis LLP's restructuring practice, earning him a place among five young bankruptcy lawyers recognized by Law360.

One of Law360's Rising Stars, Sassower has produced a string of victories in and out of court for Kirkland clients on both side of the aisle. From the focus on tactics...
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