Beth Wilkinson Named Outstanding Woman Lawyer by The National Law Journal

Litigation partner Beth Wilkinson was recognized in The National Law Journal's "Outstanding Women Lawyers" report.
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Apollo Affiliated Funds to Acquire Protection 1 and ASG Security

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

Funds managed by affiliates of Paul, Weiss client Apollo Global Management, LLC announced the concurrent signing of definitive agreements to acquire Maryland-based ASG Security and Protection 1, a leading full-service…» more

Virtu Financial Closes IPO

NEWS | Corporate | Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation | Tax | Litigation | IP Transactions | Environmental

Paul, Weiss client Virtu Financial, Inc., a leading technology-enabled market maker and liquidity provider to the global financial markets, closed its initial public offering of approximately 19 million shares of…» more

General Atlantic Completes Sale of Shares in Turkish Food Delivery Company

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

Paul, Weiss clients General Atlantic and other shareholders in Yemek Sepeti Elektronik İletişim Tanıtım Pazarlama Gıda Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. completed the sale of their shares in Yemek Sepeti to…» more

KPS Capital Partners to Sell WWRD to Fiskars Corporation

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

Paul, Weiss client KPS Capital Partners, LP announced that it has signed a definitive agreement, through an affiliate, to sell its portfolio company WWRD Holdings Ltd. to Fiskars Corporation for…» more

A-T Solutions to be Acquired by PAE

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

Pacific Architects and Engineers Inc. (PAE), a leading provider of support for essential global missions of the U.S. government, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire…» more

Spectrum Brands Agrees to Acquire Armored AutoGroup for $1.4 Billion

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

Paul, Weiss client Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc. entered into a definitive agreement for the purchase of Armored AutoGroup Parent, Inc. from Avista Capital Partners for $1.4 billion in cash and…» more

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

Meredith Kane Recognized Among New York’s Most Powerful Real Estate Attorneys

AWARD | Real Estate | Meredith J. Kane

Real estate partner Meredith Kane was featured in an article in the Commercial Observer  showcasing New York's most powerful real estate attorneys. Meredith is credited for, among other things, her work…» 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

Omnicare: Limits on Investor Suits for Statements of Opinion

In this video, litigation partner Bill Michael discusses implications of the United States Supreme Court ruling in Omnicare, Inc. v. Laborers' District Council Construction Industry Pension Fund.


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.


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

AWARD | Media & Entertainment | Corporate | Mergers & Acquisitions | Entertainment | Ariel J. Deckelbaum | Charles H. Googe Jr.

Corporate partner Ariel Deckelbaum and entertainment partner Chuck Googe were featured in Variety's 2015 Legal Impact Report, which spotlights the top lawyers in the entertainment industry.


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.


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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