Mayer Brown announced that the 2020 edition of The Legal 500 US recognized 10 lawyers as “Next Generation Partners,” recognizing them as “junior/new/younger partners who make a material difference to the practice.” The publication also named four lawyers as “Rising Stars,” which highlights “associates who make a material difference to the practice.”

The 10 lawyers recognized as “Next Generation Partners” include:

  • Ryan Suda – Finance: Structured Finance: Securitization
  • Joe Pennell – Media, Technology and Telecoms: Outsourcing
  • Remmelt Reigersman – Tax: Financial Products
  • Christopher Houpt – Dispute Resolution: Financial Services Litigation
  • Nadav Klugman – Finance: Project Finance; and Industry focus: Energy – Renewable/Alternative Power
  • Mitch Holzrichter – Government: Government Relations
  • Brian Netter – Labor and Employment: ERISA litigation
  • Grace Shie – Labor and Employment: Immigration
  • Kristin Rylko – Finance: Commercial Lending: Advice to Lenders
  • Stephanie Vasconcellos – Employee Benefits, Executive Compensation and Retirement Plans: Transactional

The four lawyers recognized as “Rising Stars” include:

  • Jaimy Hamburg – Industry Focus: Environment: Litigation
  • David Heales – Industry Focus: Insurance: Non-Contentious
  • Timothy D'Arduini – Labor and Employment: Immigration
  • Ryan Castillo – Finance: Capital Markets: Debt