Bleakley Platt Partner, John A. Risi, Named A “40 Under 40 Rising Star”

June 2008

John A. Risi, a partner in the Firm’s Litigation, Insurance Law and Product Liability Practice Groups, has been named as one of Westchester County’s “40 Under 40 Rising Stars” by the Business Council of Westchester. John represents clients in a wide range of general civil litigations, trials and appeals, including land use, contract, corporate and negligence matters, and has represented Fortune 100 companies in the defense of significant products liability actions. Modeled after the national business recognition program “Forty Under Forty,” Rising Stars pays tribute to individuals who are making their mark in their chosen profession at a young age. The Business Council’s Rising Stars award recognizes young leaders in Westchester who surpass expectations, raise the bar and set new standards for success. This year’s winners include individuals from diverse industries, including education, health care, finance, publishing, advertising, information technology, real estate and not for profit. The Business Council of Westchester’s 2008 Rising Stars’ awards will be presented on Thursday, June 19th at MasterCard Worldwide in Purchase.