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As has been widely reported in the Wall Street Journal,
The New York Times and numerous media outlets worldwide,
Paul, Weiss client Time Warner Cable Inc. announced its agreement
to merge with Comcast Corp. for approximately $45.2 billion. The
transaction will create a leading technology and innovation
company, differentiated by its ability to deliver ground-breaking
products on a superior network while leveraging a national platform
to create operating efficiencies and economies of scale. The merger
agreement is subject to shareholder approval at both companies and
regulatory review and other customary conditions and is expected to
close by the end of 2014.
Securities LitigationPro BonoRoberta A. Kaplan
The American Lawyer announced today that it has
selected Paul, Weiss as the winner for Securities "Litigation
Department of the Year" 2014, describing the securities litigation
practice as "big, powerful and swaggering." The firm was recognized
for its impressive representation on behalf of our clients
Citigroup Inc., Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase & Co. for
the period between August 2011 through July 2013. Firm chair Brad Karp is
quoted as saying, "We have tremendous credibility with the
plaintiff bar because they know we will try cases...we operate from
a position of strength."
Pro BonoRoberta A. Kaplan
Litigation partner Roberta Kaplan was named by The
National Law Journal to the publication's "Pro Bono Hot List."
The article, "A High Court Victory For Marriage Equality," profiles
the firm's victory in the landmark decision in United
States v. Windsor.