Mr. Drewes is one of ten attorneys nationwide to be named "Rising Star" in the area of Real Estate.
Mr. Drewes is one of ten attorneys nationwide to be named "Rising Star" in the area of Real Estate. Partner David Drewes was profiled as part of Law360's "Rising Stars" series, which features top legal talent under 40. After a formal nomination and selection process conducted by a team of eight Law 360 editors, involving more than 1000 candidates, Mr. Drewes was one of only ten attorneys nationwide to be named a "Rising Star" in the area of Real Estate. Winners were selected based on the strength of their accomplishments in their respective practice groups thus far in their careers. Law360 notes that the winners' "legal accomplishments belie their age."
The profile, published on May 1, praises Mr. Drewes for "helping steer a series of high-profile deals, including the $1.9 billion acquisition of Sunrise Senior Living Inc. property assets by Health Care REIT Inc."
In addition to noting other matters on which he worked, the profile also cites Mr. Drewes committee work at Willkie responsible for lateral hiring and recruitment of summer associates. He previously served on the firm's professional development and space committees, helping to identify training programs and negotiate leases.
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