When we wrote about Reince Priebus, a construction litigator with Michael Best & Friedrich who made our Rising Stars list in Wisconsin in 2009, we figured big things were in store for him. There were. Last week he was named the new chairman of the Republican National Committee (RNC), replacing Michael Steele. Preibus had previously served as the RNC’s general counsel. The secret to all his productivity? “My IPhone and laptop. [They] get me through,” he told us at the time. Read the rest of the article here.