Rising Star: Gibson Dunn's Brian Lutz

By Carmen Germaine (April 20, 2016, 7:29 PM EDT) -- As a partner at Gibson Dunn, Brian Lutz has successfully fought off shareholder suits challenging high-profile mergers while scoring a major victory for Depomed by halting a hostile takeover, work that saw him named on Law360's list of the top securities lawyers under 40.

Brian Lutz

Gibson Dunn Lutz, 39, said the highlight of a busy year was working on the Depomed Inc. case, in which he led the team challenging a hostile takeover attempt by rival pharmaceutical company Horizon Pharma PLC, a case that helped him land on the Rising Stars list a second time after being named in 2013....

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