Benjamin M. Mundel of Sidley Austin LLP has helped on unique cases for a wide variety of pharmaceutical clients over his career, including his current role leading Exeltis USA in a suit concerning a drug database's coding for Exeltis' prescription prenatal vitamins, earning him a spot as one of five life sciences law practitioners under age 40 honored by Law360.
Kirkland & Ellis LLP partner Joshua Simmons has a passion for the arts that has motivated him to nab intellectual property wins as high up as the Second Circuit for clients like Fox News, landing him a spot among the attorneys under 40 named as Law360’s media and entertainment Rising Stars.
Sonia Nijjar of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP is quickly making a name for herself as a skilled navigator of complex deals, guiding major clients including Intel Corp. and landing a spot among six mergers and acquisitions attorneys under 40 honored as Law360’s Rising Stars.
Sidley Austin’s Sven De Knop has handled complex cases before Europe’s highest court, successfully representing a variety of multinational clients in European trade proceedings, earning him a place as one of five international trade attorneys under age 40 honored as Law360 Rising Stars.
DLA Piper partner Brooke Kim has amassed numerous victories on behalf of defendants in product liability cases over her career, including major wins for Bristol-Myers Squibb in suits over its blood thinner Eliquis, earning her a spot as one of five product liability law practitioners under age 40 honored by Law360 as Rising Stars.
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP partner Anita Girdhari’s experience in moving forward big-ticket transportation infrastructure public-private partnerships has made her a standout young attorney at the firm, earning her a spot as one of four project finance practitioners under 40 honored by Law360 as Rising Stars.
Edward J. Lee of Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz has led a number of clients, including aerospace giant United Technologies, through billion-dollar deals, all while advocating for diversity within the legal industry, earning him a spot as one of six mergers and acquisitions law practitioners under 40 honored by Law360 as Rising Stars.
Patrick Salvi II of Salvi Schostok & Pritchard PC helped an injured client restore a $3 million punitive damages award and also helped obtain a record-breaking $148 million personal injury verdict, earning him a spot as one of three personal injury and medical malpractice attorneys under age 40 honored by Law360 as Rising Stars.
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP partner Tami Kameda Sims has defended high-profile clients like Michael Jackson’s production company in a royalties suit brought by mega-producer Quincy Jones, and has shown a commitment to pro bono work, earning her a spot as one of five entertainment attorneys under 40 recognized by Law360 as Rising Stars.
Paul Hastings LLP’s Isaac Ashkenazi helped invalidate a key patent for one of the world’s best-selling drugs and is also headed to the U.S. Supreme Court in a case that could interpret the America Invents Act’s on-sale bar provision, achievements that earn him a spot as an attorney under 40 honored as a Law360 life sciences Rising Star.
Miller & Chevalier Chtd. member Richard Mojica has counseled foreign governments and U.S. companies of all sizes on a number of key trade issues, from how to minimize the cost of importing foreign goods to how to navigate the Trump administration’s latest tariffs, helping earn him a spot as one of five international trade law practitioners under age 40 honored by Law360 as Rising Stars.
Kieran Gostin of Wilkinson Walsh & Eskovitz LLP played a key role in winning defense verdicts in two major bellwether trials over the blood thinner drug Xarelto and is currently defending Duke Energy in a billion-dollar Clean Water Act case, earning him a place among five product liability attorneys under age 40 honored as Law360 Rising Stars.
Robert Glassman of Panish Shea & Boyle LLP was responsible for getting a multimillion-dollar settlement for the parents of a teen with autism who died after being left in a scorching-hot school bus, and was also involved in child safety legislation that resulted from the tragic case, earning him a spot among the attorneys under age 40 honored as Law360’s personal injury Rising Stars.
Joseph B. Warden of Fish & Richardson PC represents Gilead Sciences Inc. in its ongoing infringement suit over hepatitis C drug patents and secured a reversal of a $2.5 billion damages award in the suit — the largest patent damages award in history — earning him a spot as one of five life sciences attorneys under 40 selected as Law360 Rising Stars.
Rachel Strom of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP has had a hand in high-profile media cases and successfully argued to keep a hearing on President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen’s documents open to the public, earning her a spot as an attorney under 40 named as one of Law360’s media and entertainment Rising Stars.
Jenner & Block LLP’s Edward Prokop steered General Dynamics through its $9.7 billion acquisition of information technology government contractor CSRA and advised Snyder’s-Lance on both its multibillion-dollar purchase of Diamond Foods and later the snack food company’s almost $5 billion acquisition by Campbell’s Soup, making him one of six attorneys under 40 selected for Law360’s mergers and acquisitions Rising Stars.
Steptoe & Johnson LLP partner Jeremy Goldkind has had successes defeating utility workers' suits against chemical companies and helping grieving parents make use of an untested anti-terrorism law, making him one of five product liability attorneys honored as Law360 Rising Stars.
Wiley Rein LLP partner Laura El-Sabaawi’s successes in trade remedy proceedings on behalf of SolarWorld Americas, one of which resulted in the Trump administration issuing the first industrywide global safeguard tariff in more than a decade, has helped land her a spot as one of five international trade attorneys under age 40 honored by Law360 as Rising Stars.
Corban Rhodes of Labaton Sucharow LLP has fought Facebook in a landmark challenge to its facial recognition software and worked on the team that brought more than 70 suits on behalf of investors against banking giants like Bank of America and Goldman Sachs, making him one of five consumer protection attorneys under 40 selected as Law360 Rising Stars.
Hogan Lovells’ Christopher Moore has steered clients through an uncertain regulatory landscape in the semiconductor industry and helped Walmart land a majority stake in an Indian e-commerce firm, earning him a spot as one of six attorneys under 40 selected as Law360’s mergers and acquisitions Rising Stars.
Lisa Weinstein of Grant & Eisenhofer PA has collected a number of multimillion-dollar settlements in birth injury cases since the start of 2017, earning her a spot as one of three personal injury and medical malpractice attorneys under age 40 honored by Law360 as Rising Stars.
Scott J. Sholder of Cowan DeBaets Abrahams & Sheppard LLP has racked up several important victories, including defending several key claims of copyright infringement, for media clients such as Jay-Z, earning him a spot as a media and entertainment law practitioner under age 40 honored as a Law360 Rising Star.
Latham & Watkins LLP partner Brian Cuneo backs life sciences companies as they prepare to go public in high-price offerings, including representing Unity Biotechnology in its $85 million initial public offering, earning him a spot as a life sciences attorneys under 40 honored by Law360 as a Rising Star.
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP partner Yardena Zwang-Weissman’s work defending Southern California Gas Co. and Sempra Energy following the massive Aliso Canyon gas leak in 2015 helped earn her a spot as one of four environmental lawyers under age 40 selected by Law360 as Rising Stars.
Sidley Austin LLP partner Meena Datta has worked on standout matters in the health care field, such as reeling in Fortive’s $2.7 billion purchase of Johnson & Johnson’s medical sterilization unit, and has become an industry authority in guiding crucial regulatory compliance efforts for clients, earning her a spot among five health care law practitioners honored by Law360 as Rising Stars.