As part of the submissions process for Bloomberg Law’s inaugural class for “They’ve Got Next: The 40 Under 40,” editors asked nominees to submit recommendations from senior partners, clients, outside counsel, and others who could speak to their client successes and leadership skills (on the record).
Read on for a sampling of what they said.
On Emmy Levens: “Emmy manages all day-to-day aspects of the [Flint Water Crisis] case, including spearheading the investigations into the legal claims, making key legal arguments, and taking the lead on drafting key briefs, including a pivotal brief in August 2018, which led to the court reinstating former Governor Rick Snyder as a defendant in 2019. Persuaded by Emmy’s brief, the court determined that Snyder not only knew about the health consequence of the State of Michigan’s and the Emergency Manager’s decisions, but covered it up, and “misled” Flint residents and “even encouraged them to continue to drink and bathe in the water.” —Theodore Leopold, Cohen Milstein, co-lead of Flint Water Crisis litigation
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