From more than 1,100 nominees all less than 40 years old, Law360 has named four White & Case lawyers among its "Rising Stars" for 2016. The magazine selects Rising Stars based on its evaluation of the young lawyers' career accomplishments in their respective practice areas, according to Law360.
The White & Case Rising Stars are:
• Francisco Garcia-Naranjo (Mexico City), Banking
• Brody K. Greenwald (Washington, DC), International Arbitration
• Rafael Llano-Oddone (Mexico City), International Arbitration
• Alison Weal (London), Transportation
Over the next few weeks, Law360 will print profiles of the new Rising Stars.
Garcia-Naranjo advises on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and banking. Clients also seek his knowledge and experience in foreign investment transactions, project finance, public biddings, debt restructurings and bankruptcy proceedings.
Greenwald focuses on investment treaty arbitration, representing investors and sovereign states in high-stakes, complex cases. Among other significant victories, he helped develop the winning corruption defense in Metal-Tech Ltd. v. Republic of Uzbekistan—the only investment treaty case ever dismissed as a result of corruption.
Llano-Oddone is a seasoned international arbitrator and litigator who has led many of the Firm's most high-profile disputes in Latin America in recent years. Clients value his track record in large-scale commercial disputes and arbitrations, his counsel on investment-related disputes in Latin America, and his guidance on the drafting of dispute resolution clauses for complex international transactions.
Weal advises domestic and international clients on complex leasing and financing arrangements. Weal's wide-ranging transactional experience has made her a valued resource for clients seeking to execute complex, international financings. Adept at navigating the legal intricacies of major cross-border deals, she is noted for her ability to provide shrewd advice on a broad spectrum of financing issues.