BigLaw Partner Balances Career And Cancer Fight

Law360, Grand Rapids (June 12, 2017, 10:00 AM EDT) -- Friends say Kirkland & Ellis LLP restructuring partner Joshua Sussberg applied the same focus and determination that he does on billion-dollar bankruptcies to a different challenge he faced last year: battling lymphoma.

Sussberg, 39, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic lymphoma in April 2016 and was immediately admitted to the hospital for the first of a series of intensive chemotherapy treatments that would last for eight months. Those close to Sussberg say he tackled the treatment with the ferocity of a top lawyer, relying on his inner strength...
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