Two Debevoise Partners Named “Rising Stars” by Law360

30 March 2016

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP partners Marilyn A. Lion and Shannon Rose Selden have been named “Rising Stars” by Law360 in the Insurance and Asset Management categories, respectively. Law360 editors reviewed 1,100 submissions to select a list of 179 lawyers under the age of 40 across 32 practice areas, whose legal accomplishments, according to the publication, “belie their age.”

Ms. Lion, a partner in the firm's New York office, is a member of the Corporate Department and the Financial Institutions Group. She focuses on corporate transactions in the insurance industry, including mergers and acquisitions and financing transactions, as well as insurance and reinsurance regulatory matters.

Ms. Selden, a litigation partner in the firm’s New York office, focuses her practice on complex securities and commercial litigation, particularly in the investment management industry, and on financing and debt restructuring disputes. She frequently represents private equity and hedge funds and their principals and portfolio companies, and mutual funds and their officers and directors in connection with a wide range of litigation and corporate governance matters.

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a premier law firm with market-leading practices, a global perspective and strong New York roots. We deliver effective solutions to our clients’ most important legal challenges, applying clear commercial judgment and a distinctively collaborative approach.