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Two Mintz Attorneys Named 2020 Law360 Rising Stars

Mintz is pleased to share that Law360 has named Of Counsel Angela Kung and Special Counsel Laura Bange Stephens to the publication’s 2020 list of Rising Stars, which highlights attorneys under 40 whose legal accomplishments transcend their age. Ms. Kung was selected in the Telecommunications category, and Ms. Stephens was selected in the Insurance Category.

Ms. Kung draws on significant knowledge of the wireless regulatory landscape and experience at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to advise clients on, and help them comply with, FCC rules and regulations. With particular expertise on spectrum use policies and auction procedures, she has shepherded Mintz's clients through several FCC auctions related to next-generation 5G wireless technologies and routinely advocates on behalf of clients to help ensure that the agency’s rules align with their interests.

Ms. Stephens has displayed a significant depth of knowledge in the insurance space. She has particular expertise in complex insurance claims and coverage matters, particularly those involving directors and officer’s liability, professional liability, and general liability. She regularly represents insurers in coverage and bad faith litigation in state and federal courts, including some of the largest insurers nationwide. In addition, Ms. Stephens is experienced in advising clients with respect to the business and legal implications of a variety of coverage issues. She has also advised clients concerning potential coverage implications arising in the bankruptcy context.

Notably, Law360’s 2020 Rising Stars consist of 176 attorneys hailing from more than 80 law firms and spanning 38 practice areas. After reviewing more than 1,300 submissions, winners were selected based on their career accomplishments in their respective disciplines.