Luke Barefoot Named a “Rising Star” by Law360 in Bankruptcy

April 14, 2014

Cleary Gottlieb partner Luke Barefoot was named a “Rising Star” by Law360 for his outstanding work in the bankruptcy and restructuring space. Only eight bankruptcy and restructuring lawyers in the nation under 40 were recognized.

Law360’s feature on Luke profiles his impressive work on complex bankruptcy and restructuring matters for OSG, Nortel and Truvo, as well as his pro bono practice. Cleary Gottlieb partner Jim Bromley notes that Luke is a “multifaceted lawyer and a fantastic litigator,” adding, “He’s a classic Cleary Gottlieb lawyer.”

Law360 publishes the “Rising Stars” awards annually to honor lawyers under 40 for their accomplishments in their respective practice areas. A panel of Law360 editors reviewed roughly 1,000 submissions to arrive at the “Rising Stars” list of lawyers.

Law360 is an online news source that covers a wide array of legal practice areas daily.