December 12, 2019

20/20 Partners Rising Young Leader Award

The American Bar Association Business Bankruptcy Committee is pleased to announce its 20/20 Partners Rising Young Leader Award Honorees. 

On October 7, 2021, at the Committee's meeting in conjunction with the National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, the BBC recognized 19 young lawyers who show promise to be future leaders within the legal profession, the ABA and the Business Bankruptcy Committee. All honorees were first admitted to practice as of July 1, 2015 or later.  Here is the list of award winners:

  1. Adrienne Brantley‐Lomeli, Lewis Roca, Las Vegas NV
  2. Andrew Still, Snell & Wilmer, Costa Mesa CA
  3. Brigid Ndege, Lewis Brisbois, Chicago IL
  4. Danielle Rushing, Dykema, San Antonio TX
  5. Destiney Parker‐Thompson,  U.S. Bankruptcy Courts, Wilmington DE
  6. Eleanor Vincent, Miller Nash LLP, Seattle WA
  7. James Florentine, Snell & Wilmer, Phoenix AZ
  8. James Burbage, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, New York NY
  9. John Baxter, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, Nashville TN
  10. Jose (Josie) Lugo, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, New York NY
  11. Joseph Robinson, Brown Rudnick LLP, New York NY
  12. Matthew Smart, Paul Hastings LLP, Chicago IL
  13. Matthew Sarna, DLA Piper, Wilmington DE
  14. Nicole McLemore, United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida, Miami Beach FL
  15. Omid Rahnama, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, New York NY
  16. Rahmon Brown, Hogan Lovells, New York NY
  17. Reginald Sainvil, Baker McKenzie LLP, Miami FL
  18. Steven Golden, Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP, Wilmington DE
  19. Timothy Bow, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, Chicago IL