Rising Star: Kirkland's Mike Shumsky

Law360, New York (March 25, 2013, 5:11 PM EDT) -- From playing an important role in a major U.S. Supreme Court ruling to guiding several companies to significant victories in generic-drug exclusivity battles, the growing profile of Kirkland & Ellis LLP's Mike Shumsky has earned him a place among three young life sciences attorneys recently honored by Law360.

Although Shumsky, a 35-year-old partner, originally joined Kirkland to serve as U.S. Supreme Court litigator and didn't intend to be a life sciences attorney, his prowess in the field and enthusiasm for the work is obvious, helping him...
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