San Francisco partner Sean Pak and Hamburg Managing Partner Nadine Herrmann were named “Rising Stars” in intellectual property by legal publication Law360, while newly elected New York partner Steig Olson was recognized as a “Rising Star” in the competition category. Law360 received over 1,000 nominations for this year’s awards. Sean Pak was recognized for his “big wins” on behalf of tech industry leaders Symantec, Google, and HTC. Nadine Herrmann was recognized for her successes on behalf of tech companies, in particular for warding off Apple’s attempts to ban sales of Samsung smartphones and tablets in Germany. Steig Olson was recognized for his high-profile antitrust matters, including multidistrict litigation over railroad fuel surcharges and his defense of Travelport Ltd. against American Airlines.