Goodwin, a leading Global 50 law firm, announced today that partners Blake Liggio and Anne Railton were recently named winners of Law360’s 2017 “Rising Stars” award in the M&A and White Collar categories, respectively. The annual award recognizes emerging legal industry leaders who have reached a significant level of achievement before the age of 40. Winners are selected based on their career accomplishments in their respective practice areas. A complete list of the 2017 Rising Star honorees is available on the Law360 website.
Blake Liggio, a partner in the firm’s Real Estate Industry Group, focuses on mergers and acquisitions involving public and private entities, including the representation of buyers, sellers and financial advisers. He also advises public companies on a range of matters, including corporate governance, federal securities law compliance and securities offerings. Read Mr. Liggio’s Rising Stars profile.
Anne Railton is a partner in Goodwin’s Securities Litigation + White Collar Defense Group. Her practice focuses on white collar criminal defense, including conducting internal investigations on behalf of corporate entities and representing companies and individuals in connection with government investigations and prosecutions. Her experience includes federal criminal and civil trials, investigations, and complex business and financial litigation. Read Ms. Railton’s Rising Stars profile.