On July 29, 2018, Law360 named UC Hastings alumni, Yardena Zwang-Weissman (’06) of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius and Andrew Holmes (’08) of Quinn Emanuel, as Rising Stars for 2018. The honor is part of an annual list compiled by Law360, selecting attorneys under the age of 40 whose legal accomplishments transcend their age.
Yardena Zwang-Zweissman is a partner in the Los Angeles office where her practice focuses on environmental, mass tort, and product liability litigation, representing clients across industries including energy, manufacturing, and supply. Yardena also counsels clients in investigations, internal examinations, and she represents financial institutions and clients in the technology industry in commercial litigation with an emphasis on class and mass actions, as well as contract and business disputes.
Andrew Holmes is a partner, trial lawyer, and registered patent attorney in San Francisco. Andrew represents companies at trial, in litigation, and in arbitration in a variety of areas including patent disputes; trade secret and copyright disputes; internal investigations; technology and music licensing; and corporate contract disputes.