Law360 has identified Pillsbury attorneys Dania Slim and Stephen Amdur as Rising Stars for 2019. They were chosen from more than 1,300 submissions as among the top 175 attorneys under the age of 40 whose legal accomplishments transcend their age.
Winners were selected based on their career accomplishments in their respective disciplines.
Slim, an Insolvency & Restructuring counsel in Pillsbury’s Miami, Palm Beach and Washington, DC offices, was chosen in the Bankruptcy category, while New York Corporate partner Amdur was recognized in Private Equity.
Slim represents debtors, creditors and other parties in interest (including asset purchasers) in bankruptcy cases across a broad range of industries, including health care, real estate, hospitality and manufacturing. A significant portion of Slim’s practice focuses on Latin America, combining her legal skills with her native Spanish-speaking ability to help bridge language and cultural barriers with the firm’s Latin American clients.
Amdur, the leader of Pillsbury’s Private Equity team, has a broad practice that spans public and private companies, private equity and venture capital investment funds, and that covers a variety of industries including financial services, life sciences, media, sports, retail, chemicals, energy, telecommunications and manufacturing. He advises on all manner of mergers and acquisitions, public and private financings, tender offers and joint ventures, and is frequently engaged to guide transactions that involve U.S. and foreign companies.