A Trio of Debevoise Lawyers Named “Rising Stars” by Law360

30 March 2015

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP today announced that Alexander R. Cochran, Sally Gibson and Alyona Kucher have been named “2015 Rising Stars” by Law360 in the insurance, private equity and real estate categories, respectively. Law360 editors reviewed a record 1,200 submissions to select a list of 145 lawyers under the age of 40 across 29 practice areas, whose legal accomplishments, according to the publication, “belie their age.”

Mr. Cochran, a partner based in Debevoise’s New York office, is a member of the firm’s Financial Institutions Group. He focuses on corporate transactions in the insurance industry, including mergers and acquisitions, with an emphasis on transactions involving acquisitions by private equity funds, hedge funds and other financial buyers, financing transactions, as well as insurance and reinsurance regulatory matters.

Ms. Gibson, international counsel in the firm’s London office, is a member of Debevoise's Investment Management Group. Her practice focuses on advising sponsors of private investment funds, including buyout, real estate, mezzanine and secondaries funds. She has extensive experience working with clients to navigate the regulatory issues affecting the private equity and fund management sectors.

Ms. Kucher, a partner in Debevoise’s Moscow office, is principally involved in general corporate practice, construction (in particular, major infrastructure projects), sale/purchase, lease and operation of real estate and other immovable property, oil and gas projects and M&A.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a premier law firm with market-leading practices, a global perspective and strong New York roots. The firm’s commercially savvy lawyers regularly lead strategic transactions and complex disputes for world-class clients.