U.S. News - Best Lawyers Names Paul, Weiss Corporate Law Firm of the Year

Paul, Weiss has been named "Law Firm of the Year" for Corporate Law in the 2016 edition of the "Best Law Firms" rankings.
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Xerox to Split Into Two Public Companies

NEWS | Corporate | Litigation | Mergers & Acquisitions | Corporate Governance | Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

As reported by The Wall Street Journal and other media outlets, Xerox Corporation announced its plan to separate into two independent, public companies. » more

Nippon Steel to Enhance Strategic Partnership With Vallourec

NEWS | Corporate | Mergers & Acquisitions | Litigation | IP Transactions | Tax | Asia | Europe

As reported in The Wall Street JournalBloombergReuters and other media outlets, Paul, Weiss client Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation (NSSMC) announced that it has agreed to…» more

Becton, Dickinson Obtains Victory in Nationwide Class Action

NEWS | Litigation | Antitrust

Paul, Weiss client Becton, Dickinson and Company obtained a victory when the United States District Court for the Southern District of Georgia dismissed all the antitrust claims in a nationwide class action…» more

Legg Mason Announces Combination of EnTrust Capital and Permal Group

NEWS | Corporate | Mergers & Acquisitions | Tax | Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

Paul, Weiss client Legg Mason, Inc. announced an agreement to combine its existing hedge fund platform, Permal, with EnTrust, a New York-based independent hedge fund investor and alternative asset manager.» more

iStar Wins Dismissal of Class Action Derivative Suit

NEWS | Litigation | Employment | Securities Litigation

Paul, Weiss obtained a victory on behalf of the senior management of iStar Inc., a real estate investment trust, when a three-judge panel of the Maryland Court of Special Appeals affirmed the dismissal of a…» more

Client Alert: Understanding the Changes to the Iran Sanctions Regime: OFAC Issues Guidance, General Licenses on JCPOA Implementation Day

PUBLICATION | Litigation | Financial Institutions | White Collar Crime & Regulatory Defense | Jack Baughman | H. Christopher Boehning | Michael E. Gertzman | Roberto J. Gonzalez | Brad S. Karp | Mark F. Mendelsohn | Theodore V. Wells Jr. | Richard S. Elliott | Will R. McAuliffe | Sarah K. Weber

On January 16, 2016, international inspectors verified that Iran had complied with the initial nuclear requirements of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (the "JCPOA"), and the Secretary of State confirmed…» more

The American Lawyer Names Paul, Weiss “Litigation Department of the Year” Finalist

AWARD | Litigation | Securities Litigation | Financial Institutions | White Collar Crime & Regulatory Defense

The American Lawyer recognized Paul, Weiss as a finalist for its "Litigation Department of the Year" award. In recognizing the firm for its successful representation of Citigroup Inc. in a Second…» more

Paul, Weiss Announces Election of Six New Partners

PUBLICATION | Corporate | Litigation | Bankruptcy & Corporate Reorganization | Mergers & Acquisitions | IP Transactions | Jacob A. Adlerstein | Geoffrey R. Chepiga | Ellen N. Ching | William A. Clareman | Gregory F. Laufer | Claudine Meredith-Goujon

Six new partners have been elected to the partnership, effective January 1, 2016: Jacob A. Adlerstein, Geoffrey R. Chepiga, Ellen N. Ching, William A. Clareman, Gregory F. Laufer and Claudine Meredith-Goujon.» more

Swiss Re Completes Debut Debt Offering

NEWS | Corporate | Capital Markets & Securities | Tax

Paul, Weiss client Swiss Re Ltd, the holding company for the Swiss Re Group, entered into a novel funding arrangement under which it has secured the right to access up to $700 million of funding at current…» more

Video: Crowdfunding and Small Business – The Impact of the JOBS Act and SEC Rules

In this video, corporate partner Ray Russo discusses the phenomenon of crowdfunding, and new rules the SEC adopted under Title III of the JOBS Act that will permit private companies to conduct securities-based crowdfunding without registering the offering with the Commission.

Cybersecurity Update: Heightened Concerns, Legal and Regulatory Framework, Enforcement Priorities, and Key Steps to Limit Legal and Business Risks


Recently reported cyber incidents have impacted millions of people and exposed the increased and continuing risks for businesses and government agencies.


Women, Law and Leadership: Paul, Weiss and the Women in Law Empowerment Forum

VIDEO | Corporate | Litigation | Valerie E. Radwaner

Paul, Weiss was awarded Gold Standard Certification by the Women in Law Empowerment Forum in 2015 for its representation of women in leadership. In this video, Paul, Weiss Deputy Chair Valerie Radwaner and WILEF Global Chair and Co-Founder Elizabeth Anne "Betiayn" Tursi discuss the significance of this prestigious honor.


Jeanette Chan Wins Dealmaker of the Year at ALB Hong Kong Law Awards

AWARD | Asia | Corporate | Mergers & Acquisitions | Communications & Technology | Jeanette K. Chan

Corporate partner Jeanette Chan was named "Dealmaker of the Year" at the Asian Legal Business Hong Kong Law Awards.


Ted Wells Profiled in Law360 as 2015 Trial Ace

AWARD | Litigation | White Collar Crime & Regulatory Defense | Internal Investigations | Theodore V. Wells Jr.

Litigation partner Ted Wells has been featured in a "Trial Aces" profile in Law360. The winners of Law360's inaugural listing of top litigators were selected based on the number of high-stakes trials they have worked on, the role they played at those trials and their outcomes.


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.

"I am a mother to two young children and was elected to partnership while on an alternative work schedule. But it doesn't have to be about raising children. It's a personal decision, and Paul, Weiss recognizes this. Each alternative schedule is as unique as the participating attorney. Paul, Weiss supports its attorneys in their endeavor for excellence in their professional lives and for fulfillment in their personal lives."

Liza Velazquez, Partner, Litigation


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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