September 28, 2018 (NEW YORK) – Celebrating the achievements of leading lawyers, Frank Saviano and Susan Gutierrez were recognized by Euromoney Legal Media Group in its inaugural Americas Rising Star awards.
Rising Star: Media & Entertainment
Frank, a partner in the Firm’s Sports Law Group, won best individual rising star in the media & entertainment category. He also won in the deal of the year category for his work on the sale of the Carolina Panthers. Frank has a broad corporate practice focused on clients in the sports and media industries. His experience includes representing the NBA, the NHL, Major League Soccer, the NFL, NASCAR and other major sports organizations, as well as professional sports teams, private equity firms, media networks and content distribution companies.
Rising Star: Litigation: Trial Lawyer
Susan, an associate in the Firm’s Litigation Department, won best individual rising star in the litigation: trial lawyer field, and won matter of the year for her role in the successful defense of Johnson & Johnson's position regarding talc products. Susan has successfully litigated high-profile matters across industries, representing Fortune 500 companies in bet-the-company cases and working on a variety of matters for world-renowned recording artists, recording and media companies, music labels and talent agencies.