Vedder Thinking | News Robert J. Hankes Named "Rising Star" by Airfinance Journal
Vedder Price is pleased to announce that Robert J. Hankes, an associate in its Global Transportation Finance team, has been named a "rising star" in aviation finance law by Airfinance Journal.
Airfinance Journal, a leading trade publication, identifies "rising stars" each year by asking readers around the globe to nominate young attorneys whom they feel best serve the aviation industry. The full list of "rising stars" was published in the September issue of the magazine's Lawyers Guide supplement.
A member of the firm's Global Transportation Finance team, Mr. Hankes focuses his practice on corporate and finance matters, concentrating on aircraft and railcar finance transactions. Prior to his legal career, Mr. Hankes served as an auditor in the Chicago office of a Big Five accounting firm and as the Finance Supervisor for an international law firm.