Guggenheim Securities Acts as Initial Purchaser in $2.6 Billion Dunkin’ Brands Securitization

Guggenheim Securities served as initial purchaser in Dunkin' Brands, Inc.'s $2.6 billion whole business securitization of its Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins restaurant chains.
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Mitel Networks to Acquire Mavenir Systems for $560 Million

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

As reported in The Wall Street Journal  and other media outlets, Paul, Weiss client Mitel Networks Corporation announced that it had entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire Mavenir Systems,…» more

Kohlberg Portfolio Company Sabre Acquires FWT from Satori Capital

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

Sabre Industries, Inc., a portfolio company of Paul, Weiss client Kohlberg & Company, LLC, announced its acquisition of FWT, LLC from Satori Capital. Texas-based Sabre is a leading producer of…» more

Leading Federal Prosecutor Joins Paul, Weiss

PUBLICATION | Litigation | White Collar Crime & Regulatory Defense

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP announced today that Richard C. Tarlowe, Chief of the Complex Frauds and Cybercrime Unit of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District…» more

Paul, Weiss Selected for Two China Business Law Awards

AWARD | Asia | Private Equity Transactions | Communications & Technology

China Business Law Journal (CBLJ) recognized Paul, Weiss in two practice categories -- Private Equity and Venture Capital and Technology, Media and Telecommunications -- as part of its 2014 China…» more

Second Circuit Review: Ruling Broadening Duty of Disclosure in Securities Filing Creates Circuit Split

PUBLICATION | Litigation | Martin Flumenbaum | Brad S. Karp

Litigation partners Martin Flumenbaum and Brad Karp's Second Circuit Review column appeared in the February 24 issue of the New York Law Journal. The article, "Ruling Broadening Duty of Disclosure…» more

David Sicular Becomes Chair of the Tax Section of the New York State Bar Association

NEWS | Tax | David R. Sicular

Tax partner David Sicular is the new chair of the Tax Section of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA). The Tax Section of the NYSBA is comprised of 2,536 members…» more

Client Alert: Court of Appeals Upholds Decision Unwinding Consummated Merger of Two Physician Groups Following FTC Suit

PUBLICATION | Antitrust | Robert A. Atkins | Andrew C. Finch | William B. Michael | Joseph J. Simons | Aidan Synnott

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on February 10, 2015 issued an opinion in a closely watched case in which it upheld a lower court decision…» more

Elliott Reaches Settlement With Interpublic

NEWS | Corporate | Mergers & Acquisitions

As reported by The Wall Street Journal and other media outlets, Paul, Weiss client Elliott Management reached a settlement on February 4 with Interpublic Group, pursuant to which IPG agreed to appoint…» more

Paul, Weiss Adds Prominent Corporate Partner

PUBLICATION | Corporate | Private Equity Transactions | Mergers & Acquisitions | Taurie M. Zeitzer

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP announced today that Taurie M. Zeitzer has joined the firm as a partner in its corporate department, resident in New York, where she…» more

Benchmark Litigation Names Paul, Weiss “Antitrust Firm of the Year”

AWARD | Litigation | Antitrust

Paul, Weiss has been named Benchmark Litigation's "Antitrust Firm of the Year" for 2015. Litigation partners Aidan Synnott, Jacqueline Rubin and William Michael received the award for the firm on January…» more

Five Business Day Tender Offers: SEC No-Action Letter of January 23, 2015

In this video interview, corporate partner Lawrence Wee discusses the Securities and Exchange Commission's recent no-action letter, allowing an issuer to conduct certain tender offers for non-convertible debt securities so long as it holds the tender offer open for at least five business days.

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Meredith Kane Profiled in Commercial Observer’s Power Broker Column

NEWS | Real Estate | Meredith J. Kane

Real estate partner Meredith Kane  was featured in a "Power Broker" profile in the Commercial Observer. Noting that Meredith's resume "reads like a recent history of New York City real estate," the article describes Meredith as an integral player on countless projects that have helped to reshape the city.

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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.

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Pro Bono Victory Restores Dignity and Normalcy to the Lives of Disabled Adults

NEWS | Pro Bono | Litigation

Litigation partner Andrew Gordon was part of a trial team that secured a landmark settlement recognizing the civil rights of adult home residents with mental illness. In this Q&A, Andrew shares some details about the firm's work on the settlement, and its significance.

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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

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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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