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The Future Rainmakers Award: 10 Associates Poised for Excellence

At Lateral Link, we are always on the lookout for talent – analyzing the market for future legal stars is at the heart of what we do. Today, we are thrilled to announce a new initiative to shine a light on future associates: the Future Rainmakers Award! This award recognizes associates who are on the path to future outsized success in the legal profession. This is a quarterly initiative, so stay tuned for more winners later in the year!

And now, without further ado, we present to you our top 10 rainmakers of the future…

Aashiq Jivani

Aashiq is a partner in Sidley’s office in Houston, where he is a member of the energy practice. He graduated from Harvard Law School.

Adrian Jackson

Adrienne is a partner in the Corporate department of Weil, based in Silicon Valley. She graduated magna cum laude from Duke University School of Law, where she received the Christine P. Richards Fellowship.

Evan McLaughlin

Evan is a real estate associate in the Chicago office of Greenberg Traurig. He got his JD, cum laudefrom the Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he was Notes and Commentary Editor for the Chicago-Kent Law Review.

Jaleel Chandler

Jaleel practices general corporate and securities law in Cooley’s Palo Alto office. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law.

Matthew Mrozek

Matthew is a member of Debevoise’s real estate group, based in New York. He got his JD, cum laudefrom New York University School of Law, where he was an Arthur T. Vanderbilt Fellow.

Nicole Phillips

Nicki is a real estate associate in the Atlanta office of Jones Day. She got her JD, magna cum laudefrom Duke University School of Law, where she was an editor for law and contemporary issues.

Leon Sunstein

Leon is a member of Skadden’s New York-based firm Complex Litigation and Trials. He was graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he served as an editor for the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law.

Dmitry Dobrovolsky

Dmitry is a tax specialist in the New York office of Davis Polk. He got his JD, cum laudefrom Harvard Law School.

Tae Kim

Tae is a litigation partner at Boston-based WilmerHale. She graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School, where she was an article editor and member of the submissions committee for the Journal of Law and Technology.

Tiffany Kwok

Tiffany is a Corporate Associate in the Kirkland Bay Area office. She got her JD, cum laudefrom Harvard Law School.