Rising Star: Mayer Brown's Chris Houpt

Law360, New York (April 1, 2015, 4:33 PM EDT) -- While many litigators shy away from math, Mayer Brown LLP partner Chris Houpt uses his aptitude for the subject to help sway judges in support of his clients, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp. on several occasions, helping land him on Law360’s list of top banking attorneys under 40.

This 38-year-old Rising Star, one of three banking attorneys on the list, has been a key member of Mayer Brown’s teams in a series of high-profile financial cases, the highest profile of which involved representing BNY Mellon in an $8.5 billion settlement with Bank of America Corp. over a series of...

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