Charter Communications to Merge With Time Warner Cable

Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications, Inc. have agreed to merge in a transaction that values Time Warner Cable at $78.7 billion.
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Paul, Weiss Awarded WILEF Gold Certification

AWARD | Corporate | Litigation | Bankruptcy & Corporate Reorganization | Real Estate | Tax | Personal Representation | Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation | Entertainment

The Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) has awarded Paul, Weiss its Gold Standard Certification for 2015. WILEF certification emphasizes the leadership roles achieved by equity women partners.» more

Kohlberg Acquires Majority Stake in Sunspire Health

NEWS | Corporate | Mergers & Acquisitions | Private Equity Transactions | Tax | Environmental | Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation | Real Estate

Paul, Weiss client Kohlberg & Company L.L.C., a leading private equity firm specializing in middle-market investing, announced it has acquired majority ownership of Sunspire Health, an industry leader in the…» more

Pfizer Achieves Trial Victory in Second Zoloft Birth Defects Case

NEWS | Litigation | Product Liability

Paul, Weiss client Pfizer achieved a major victory in the second Zoloft birth defects case to go to trial in the U.S. At the conclusion of an eight-day trial, a…» more

Supreme Court Denies Certiorari, Confirming Dismissal of Antitrust Claims Against Sharp

NEWS | Litigation | Antitrust

Paul, Weiss clients Sharp Corporation and Sharp Electronics Corporation maintained their significant antitrust victory when the United States Supreme Court, in a much-awaited decision, denied a petition by Motorola Mobility…» more

General Atlantic to Acquire Majority Stake in Too Faced Cosmetics

NEWS | Corporate | Private Equity Transactions | Mergers & Acquisitions | Tax | IP Transactions | Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation | Real Estate

As reported in the Wall Street Journal and other media outlets, Paul, Weiss client General Atlantic, a leader in global growth investing, and Too Faced Cosmetics, a leading global beauty…» more

Garmin Wins Las Vegas Jury Trial in Patent Case

NEWS | Litigation | IP Litigation: Patent & Other Scientific

Paul, Weiss client Garmin, the world's leading manufacturer of GPS products, obtained a complete patent defense victory over non-practicing entity Silver State Intellectual Technologies. » more

Aurora Casket Company to Be Acquired by Matthews International

NEWS | Corporate | Private Equity Transactions | Mergers & Acquisitions | IP Transactions | Tax | Real Estate | Environmental | Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

Aurora Casket Company, a portfolio company of Paul, Weiss client Kohlberg & Company, L.L.C., announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Matthews International Corporation.» more

Robert Schumer Named “Dealmaker of the Week” by The American Lawyer

AWARD | Corporate | Mergers & Acquisitions | Finance | Capital Markets & Securities | Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation | Environmental | IP Transactions | Real Estate | Tax | Robert B. Schumer

Corporate partner Robert Schumer was selected as "Dealmaker of the Week" by The American Lawyer on May 29 in recognition of his work for Time Warner Cable in connection with its recently announced agreement…» more

Wendy’s Closes $2.275 Billion Whole Business Securitization

NEWS | Corporate | Finance | Capital Markets & Securities | IP Transactions | Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation | Tax | Bankruptcy & Corporate Reorganization | Real Estate

Paul, Weiss represented The Wendy's Company in connection with its $2.275 billion whole business securitization of its franchise system. Wendy's Funding, LLC issued securitization notes, rated BBB by Standard &…» more

Media & Entertainment Headlines: Variety Features Paul, Weiss Partners

In this video interview, corporate partner Ariel Deckelbaum and entertainment/IP partner Chuck Googe, both the recipients of Variety Legal Impact awards, discuss trends in media and entertainment, and how the changing technological landscape affects traditional media.

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New Beginnings: Helping Refugees Resettle

VIDEO | Pro Bono | Carl L. Reisner | Aidan Synnott

This video examines how Paul, Weiss and its client, the Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) provide comprehensive legal representation to individual refugees seeking resettlement.

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Beth Wilkinson Named Outstanding Woman Lawyer by The National Law Journal

AWARD | Litigation | Beth A. Wilkinson

Litigation partner Beth Wilkinson was recognized in The National Law Journal's "Outstanding Women Lawyers" report, which features the nation's most accomplished women lawyers, each of whom has had a major impact in the profession and the law.

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Ted Wells Featured on the Cover of Savoy Magazine

AWARD | Litigation | Theodore V. Wells Jr.

Savoy magazine's spring 2015 issue features a cover story on litigation partner Ted Wells in conjunction with its "Most Influential Black Lawyers" list. The annual listing recognizes the "best of the best" black lawyers in top law firms and corporate counsel from Fortune 1000 companies.

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Women at Paul, Weiss

Nearly half of our lawyers are women and, since 1996, more than 30% of our partner promotions have been women (50% in the Litigation Department). Women comprise nearly 25% of the firm's partnership and women are in numerous leadership positions around the firm.

"Paul, Weiss supports its attorneys in their endeavors for excellence in their professional lives and for fulfillment in their personal lives. As co-chair of the Women's Initiatives Committee, and as someone whose career has been nurtured at Paul, Weiss from my very first days of practicing law, I am thrilled to carry out the firm's commitment to its women attorneys."

Liza Velazquez, Partner, Litigation

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Explore the Paul, Weiss Corporate Department

VIDEO | Corporate

In this video, Paul, Weiss partners and associates describe the work and culture of the corporate department, and focus on the education and experience new associates can expect.

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