Rising Star: Mayer Brown's Tom Eldert

By Keith Goldberg (April 16, 2015, 3:21 PM EDT) -- Tom Eldert has guided international projects to completion in challenging markets by negotiating with and on behalf of government organizations such as the Overseas Private Development Corp., earning the Mayer Brown LLP partner a spot on Law360's list of top project finance attorneys under the age of 40.

Given his background, international project finance seemed a likely law career choice for the 39-year-old Rising Star, who has been at Mayer Brown for the last three years after a decade at Morrison & Foerster LLP.

As the son of a county manager in Colorado, Eldert gained an appreciation of the balancing act...

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