Lucas Charleston Named to Private Debt Investor’s Rising Stars List

(New York) – Akin Gump corporate partner Lucas Charleston has been named one of Private Debt Investor’s Rising Stars for 2020, the publication’s annual list of 40 individuals under the age of 40 “who have the potential to shape the future of the private debt asset class.”

Mr. Charleston, PDI says, “has made a name as an emerging leader in the private debt space, having represented creditor groups in several high-profile restructurings and special situations deals.” Having joined Akin Gump last year (click here for details), he is noted for his “growing reputation across a wide range of sectors, such as energy, gaming and retail.”

PDI says those named to the Rising Stars list were selected from nearly 150 peer nominations as well as recommendations from senior industry figures.

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