On May 11, New York Law Journal named 12 NYU School of Law alumni among its 50 Rising Stars of 2015. Twenty-four judges selected these attorneys, all age 40 or under, from a pool of 300 nominations, honoring their accomplishments and contributions to the practice of law and their communities:

  • Daniel Bitton LLM ’04, Partner, Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider
  • Lauren Burke ’09, Executive Director, Atlas: DIY
  • Ross Hirsch ’00, Partner, Herrick, Feinstein
  • Nilda Isidro ’07, Partner, Goodwin Procter
  • Chi-Yu Liang LLM ’09, Partner, Withers Bergman
  • David Livshiz ’05, LLM ’06, Senior Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Joseph Loy ’04, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis
  • Renato Matos LLM ’14, Partner, Capell Barnett Matalon & Schoenfeld
  • Sateesh Nori ’01, Attorney-in-Charge of the Queens Neighborhood Office, Legal Aid Society
  • Kevin Orsini ’03, Partner, Cravath Swaine & Moore
  • Farrah Pepper ’01, Executive Council for Discovery, General Electric
  • Benjamin Rajotte LLM ’07, Assistant Professor of Law, Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

The journal will publish profiles of these alumni on June 16, and will honor them at a formal event that evening.

Posted May 15, 2015