Law360, New York (March 27, 2015, 4:38 PM EDT) -- We're pleased to announce Law360's Rising Stars for 2015, our list of 144 attorneys under 40 whose legal accomplishments belie their age.
After carefully reviewing a record 1,200 submissions for the Rising Star distinction, our team of editors arrived at the list of Rising Stars hailing from 75 law firms and spanning 29 practice areas. Winners were selected based on their career accomplishments in their respective practice areas. Profiles of the winners will begin running this week on Law360.
This year King & Spalding LLP and Sidley Austin LLP led the pack with seven Rising Stars each, followed by Gibson Dunn...
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