Three S&C Partners Recognized at The National Law Journal Legal Awards 2019November 8, 2019
S&C litigators Steve Holley, Judd Littleton and Jeff Scott were among the honorees at the National Law Journal Legal Awards on October 30. Steve Holley and the Firm’s Pro Bono Practice were included in the publication’s Pro Bono Hot List for the second time. Jeff received a Winning Litigators award, and Judd was named one of D.C.’s Rising Stars.
NLJ highlighted some of S&C’s major pro bono victories in a profile of the practice, including its representation of Success Academy Charter Schools in its battle to provide Pre-K classes free from intrusive oversight by the New York City Department of Education. S&C litigation partner Steve Holley, who was the lead lawyer on the Success Academy case, explained: “Pro bono work is a core value of S&C. Some of my most-gratifying work has been on pro bono cases where we provide Sullivan & Cromwell’s signature excellence to clients who otherwise could not afford that level of legal representation.” To read the full profile, click here.
Winning Litigator Jeff Scott was singled out for his role as lead trial counsel in a complete victory for Barclays. The suit, brought by a hedge fund arising out of the termination of a $1 billion total return swap transaction, was resolved in a decision that found for Barclays on every disputed issue. To read the full profile, click here.
Rising Star Judd Littleton was honored as one of the most promising lawyers under 40 in Washington, D.C. In Judd’s profile for the National Law Journal, he discusses the keys to his success. He said, “I consider myself a generalist, and am fortunate to be part of a firm that prides itself on the generalist approach.” To read the full profile, click here.