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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Shred-it to Be Acquired by Stericycle for $2.3 Billion

NEWS | Private Equity Transactions | Corporate | Mergers & Acquisitions | Tax | Canada

Stericycle, Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Shred-it International, a portfolio company of Paul, Weiss client Birch Hill Equity Partners Management Inc.,…» more

Platform Specialty Products Announces Proposed Acquisition of Alent plc for Approximately $2.3 Billion

NEWS | Corporate | Mergers & Acquisitions | Capital Markets & Securities | Tax | Environmental | Europe

Paul, Weiss client Platform Specialty Products Corporation and Alent plc announced the terms of a recommended offer by Platform to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Alent…» more

Pro Bono Q&A: Davis, et al. v. City of New York

NEWS | Pro Bono | Litigation

Litigation associates Elana Beale and Erin Elmouji are members of the Paul, Weiss team (which also includes partner Michele Hirshman) that secured a settlement agreement to end the New York…» more

SL Green Announces Acquisition of Mixed-Use Properties in Lower Manhattan

NEWS | Corporate | Real Estate

Paul, Weiss client SL Green Realty Corp., New York City's largest commercial property owner, announced that it has agreed to acquire two properties located at 187 Broadway and 5-7 Dey…» more

Cologix, Inc. Closes $255 Million in Credit Facilities

NEWS | Finance | Corporate | Tax | IP Transactions | Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation

Paul, Weiss client Cologix, Inc. and its affiliate Cologix Canada, Inc. closed first and second lien financing facilities aggregating $255 million in credit. » more

Client Alert: Delaware M&A Quarterly

PUBLICATION | Corporate | Mergers & Acquisitions | Corporate Governance | Justin G. Hamill | Stephen P. Lamb | Jeffrey D. Marell | Frances Mi | Justin A. Shuler

In this issue of the Paul, Weiss Delaware M&A Quarterly, we discuss the 2015 Amendments to the Delaware General Corporation Law as well as several cases of significance to the…» more

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.» 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

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

Unpaid Intern or Employee? The Second Circuit Weighs In

In this video interview, litigation partners Dan Toal and Liza Velazquez discuss the Second Circuit's ruling in the closely watched case involving unpaid interns, Glatt v. Fox Searchlight Pictures, Inc., which sets forth new factors for determining whether an unpaid intern is entitled to compensation as an employee.

 

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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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