Ariel Deckelbaum and Chuck Googe Featured in Variety’s Legal Impact Report

Variety's 2015 Legal Impact Report spotlights the top lawyers in the entertainment industry.
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Pfizer Wins First U.S. Trial Over Zoloft Birth-Defect Risk

NEWS | Litigation | Product Liability

As reported in BloombergReuters and other media outlets, Paul, Weiss client Pfizer achieved a major victory in the first Zoloft birth defects case to go to trial in the U.S. At the…» more

MedExpress to Be Acquired by Optum

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

Optum, a leading health services company, announced it is acquiring MedExpress, a portfolio company of Paul, Weiss client General Atlantic. MedExpress is a national leader in high-quality, affordable walk-in care.…» more

Paul, Weiss Ranks Among the 100 Best Law Firms for Women

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

Paul, Weiss is ranked among the 100 best law firms for women, according to a survey of U.S. firms conducted by Law360 in 2014. The rankings are based on the firm's female…» more

WME IMG to Acquire Professional Bull Riders Inc.

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

As reported on ESPN and in VarietyThe Hollywood ReporterBloomberg and other publications, Paul, Weiss client WME IMG announced that it had signed a definitive agreement to acquire Professional Bull Riders, Inc., the world's premier…» more

Melohn Acquires Leased Fee Interest in Lower Manhattan Office Tower

NEWS | Corporate | Real Estate | Environmental

Paul, Weiss client Melohn Properties acquired a leased fee interest in 32 Old Slip, a 1.2 million square foot Class A office tower in lower Manhattan, in a transaction valued…» more

M&A at a Glance (April 2015)

PUBLICATION | Mergers & Acquisitions | Ariel J. Deckelbaum | Frances Mi | Joseph Friedman | Yashreeka Z. Huq | David C. Rothman | Samuel J. Welt | Ryan D. Blicher | Alison E. Gurr

The global and U.S. M&A markets showed renewed growth in March 2015, in both overall deal volume and number of deals, owing largely to sponsor-related transactions.  After three months of…» more

Client Alert: U.S. Supreme Court Limits Investor Suits for Misleading Statements of Opinion

PUBLICATION | Litigation | Securities Litigation | Charles E. Davidow | Andrew J. Ehrlich | Brad S. Karp | Daniel J. Kramer | William B. Michael | Richard A. Rosen | Audra J. Soloway | Alexandra M. Walsh | Brette Tannenbaum

The United States Supreme Court issued a decision yesterday that resolves a split in the federal courts of appeals regarding when statements of opinion may give rise to liability under…» more

Justin Hamill Named to Crain’s “40 Under 40”

AWARD | Corporate | Mergers & Acquisitions | Justin G. Hamill

Crain's New York Business named corporate partner Justin Hamill to its annual "40 Under 40" list, which recognizes 40 individuals who have achieved success in business before turning 40 years…» more

Paul, Weiss Among Am Law 100 Firms Forming Cybersecurity Alliance

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

As reported in The American Lawyer, Paul, Weiss is forming an alliance with at least five other Am Law 100 firms that will enable sharing of intelligence about cyber threats and vulnerability. » more

Ross Fieldston and Eric Goodison Interviewed by The Deal’s David Marcus at Tulane Corporate Law Institute

In these videos, The Deal's David Marcus interviews corporate partners Ross Fieldston and Eric Goodison at the 27th annual Tulane Corporate Law Institute, one of the premier M&A, corporate and securities law conferences in the U.S. Ross discusses activist strategies, and Eric discusses the private equity financing market. Both Ross and Eric were panelists at the conference.

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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.


The Road to Independence

VIDEO | Pro Bono | Litigation | Andrew G. Gordon

This video examines how Paul, Weiss and its client, Disability Advocates Inc. (now known as Disability Rights New York), helped adults with mental disabilities build new lives by securing a landmark settlement with the state of New York.


Women's Initiatives and Work-Life Balance

Nearly half of our lawyers are women and, since 1996, 30% of our partner promotions have been women (50% in the Litigation Department). Women comprise over 20% of the firm's partnership and women chair numerous firm committees.

"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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