Law360 Names 2022's Top Attorneys Under 40

Law360 is pleased to announce the Rising Stars of 2022, our list of 176 attorneys under 40 whose legal accomplishments belie their age.

After carefully reviewing more than 1,350 submissions, our team of editors arrived at a list of Rising Stars who hail from 96 law firms and span 36 practice areas. Winners were selected based on their career accomplishments in their respective disciplines.

Latham & Watkins LLP took the top spot this year with 11 Rising Stars, followed by Sullivan & Cromwell with eight, Kirkland & Ellis LLP and Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP with seven each, and Covington & Burling LLP and Jones Day with five apiece.

Congratulations to this year's Rising Stars.

Capital Markets
Meghan McDermott • Cahill Gordon
Pedro Bermeo • Davis Polk
Jennifer Hitchcock • Fenwick & West
Julia White • Goodwin Procter
Alison Haggerty • Latham 

Rohith George • Mayer Brown
Josh Pollick • Orrick
Emily Kapur • Quinn Emanuel
Matthew H. Nemeroff • Skadden
Zachary Goldman • WilmerHale

Government Contracts
Elizabeth Jochum • Blank Rome
Locke Bell • Morrison Foerster
Matt Carter • Pillsbury
Gary S. Ward • Wiley 
Philip E. Beshara • WilmerHale

Health Care
Thomas Ferrante • Foley & Lardner
Rachel Page • Jones Day
Jordan Cohen • Kirkland 
Jacob Harper • Morgan Lewis
Jonathan Cooper • Quinn Emanuel

Product Liability
Jonathan Tam • Dechert
Phong-Chau G. Nguyen • Lieff Cabraser
Parvin K. Aminolroaya • Seeger Weiss
Holly Nighbert • Simmons Hanly
Bryce Cooper • Winston & Strawn

Project Finance
Patrick K. Johnson • Bracewell
Tristan Pelham Webb • King & Spalding
Gregory D. Howling • Kirkland
Kelly Cataldo • Latham 
Ann Lilienthal • Morrison Foerster

Real Estate
Christopher J. Dickson • Cadwalader
Michael H. Davis • Greenberg Traurig
Kimberly McGrath • Kirkland
Seth Niedermayer • Kramer Levin
Justin Elliott • Latham

Andrew T. Davis • Cravath
Shane C. Hoffman • Fried Frank
Matthew Dewitz • Latham 
Sophie Staples • Simpson Thacher
Alec J. Jarvis • Skadden

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