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Litigation

  • Court Dismisses Antitrust Claims Against Acumen Brands

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    Judge Richard M. Berman of the Southern District of New York dismissed with prejudice antitrust claims brought against Paul, Weiss client Acumen Brands, Inc., an online western-wear retailer. The plaintiff, Sell it Social, which is a competing online retailer also selling western lifestyle goods and apparel, claimed that Acumen violated Section 2 of the Sherman Act by notifying suppliers that Sell it Social had stolen Acumen's intellectual property by copying its website and by allegedly encouraging suppliers not to do business with Sell It Social.

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  • New York Appeals Court Affirms Dismissal of Complaint Against FalconStor

    LitigationSecurities Litigation

    The New York State Supreme Court Appellate Division, Second Department, issued a decision affirming the dismissal with prejudice of a shareholder derivative complaint brought against Paul, Weiss client FalconStor Software, Inc. Plaintiffs alleged that a bribery scheme took place under the direction and watch of FalconStor's board of directors, and that the directors breached their fiduciary duties by approving certain stock option grants that were used in the scheme.

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  • Pro Bono Client Obtains Victory in Article 78 Proceeding Against DOCCS

    Pro BonoLitigation

    Paul, Weiss obtained a victory for our client in her Article 78 proceeding against the NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS). The victory secures for our client and her infant son admission to the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility Nursery Program and makes permanent the relief that she and Paul, Weiss previously obtained through an August 1 temporary restraining order.

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  • Pro Bono Client Obtains Permanent Residency Status Under VAWA

    Pro BonoLitigation

    Paul, Weiss successfully converted our client's U-visa status to one of permanent residency in a case referred by the City Bar Justice Center's Immigrant Women & Children Project. Our representation began in 2009, when our client sought to obtain U-visa status under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). U-visa status is available to individuals who have suffered significant mental and/or physical abuse and who assist law enforcement with the investigation and prosecution of criminal activity.

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  • Leading Federal Prosecutor Joins Paul, Weiss

    LitigationWhite Collar Crime & Regulatory DefenseRichard C. Tarlowe

    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 of New York and a former member of its Securities & Commodities Fraud Task Force, will join the firm as counsel in its litigation department, where he will focus on white-collar criminal defense, cybercrime, government investigations and high-stakes litigation.

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  • Preliminary Settlement Reached in Lawsuit Challenging Police Practices in NYC Public Housing

    Pro BonoLitigation

    As reported in The New York Times, the New York Law Journal and on NY1, a preliminary settlement agreement was reached on January 7 to end the New York City Police Department's improper and unlawful enforcement of criminal trespass laws in public housing.

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  • The New Yorker and USA Today Discuss Paul, Weiss Work on Marriage Equality in Mississippi Since Windsor

    Pro BonoLitigation

    An article by Amy Davidson in the January 5 issue of the The New Yorker  discusses the firm's continuing work for marriage equality since the firm's victory in United States v.Windsor resulted in a cascade of 35 states across the country where gay couples can legally marry. "The great achievement of Windsor has been to force states to explain why same-sex couples should be treated differently," and "the final fortress, with the exception of South Carolina, is the Deep South."

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  • MTA Wins Major Second Circuit Victory

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    As reported on the front page of the New York Law Journal  and in The Wall Street JournalThe Washington Times, the Associated Press  and other media outlets, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a decision designated for official publication on December 24, less than two weeks after oral argument, that affirmed a grant of summary judgment dismissing claims brought against Paul, Weiss clients the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority (also known as MTA Bridges and Tunnels).

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  • Judge Dismisses Securities Class Action Against Turquoise Hill

    LitigationSecurities Litigation

    Judge Lorna G. Schofield dismissed a securities action lawsuit filed in the Southern District of New York against Paul, Weiss client Turquoise Hill Resources (TRQ) and certain of its officers and directors. The lawsuit sought to recover damages from TRQ, a mining company with a copper and gold mine in Mongolia, based on alleged misstatements about TRQ's financial performance arising out of a change to revenue recognition practices by its partially owned subsidiary, South Gobi Resources, Ltd., which operates a coal mine in Mongolia. 

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  • Victory on Summary Judgment for Pro Bono Client

    Pro BonoLitigation

    Paul, Weiss achieved a significant victory for pro bono clients Fund for the Public Interest and the Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group in litigation pending before Judge Roman in the Southern District of New York.  Judge Roman granted the Funds' summary judgment motion and dismissed breach of contract claims through which the plaintiff had alleged over half a million dollars in claimed damages.

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Of Note

Mar 18, 2015

Ted Wells Featured on the Cover of Savoy Magazine

Mar 04, 2015

Ted Wells Named to Lawyers of Color’s Annual Power List

Jan 29, 2015

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

Dec 18, 2014

U.S. News & World Report Names Paul, Weiss “Law Firm of the Year” for Banking & Finance Litigation

Dec 04, 2014

Financial Times Names Paul, Weiss a Leading Innovative Law Firm

Dec 02, 2014

Catherine Nyarady Selected for Law360 Intellectual Property MVP Award

Nov 24, 2014

Brad Karp Selected as a Law360 Securities Law MVP

Nov 20, 2014

Four Paul, Weiss Partners Win Law360 MVP Awards

Nov 19, 2014

Paul, Weiss Recognized as One of HRC’s “Best Places to Work”

Nov 10, 2014

Paul, Weiss Named “Pro Bono Partner of the Year” by The Bronx Defenders

Nov 19, 2014

Ted Wells Named to EBONY’s Power 100 List

Oct 15, 2014

Michele Hirshman Honored at 2014 Citizens Union Awards Dinner

Oct 08, 2014

Paul, Weiss Honored at the 2014 Pro Bono Publico Awards

Sep 03, 2014

Maria Vullo Nominated for Seat on New York State’s Top Court

Sep 04, 2014

Robbie Kaplan Named in the “Politico 50”

Aug 07, 2014

Susanna Buergel, Michele Hirshman and Beth Wilkinson Named in Benchmark’s “Top 250 Women in Litigation”

Jun 30, 2014

Paul, Weiss Recognized by The American Lawyer “A-List”

Jun 02, 2014

Kate Stoneman Project Honored by Sadie Nash Project

Jun 02, 2014

The American Lawyer Recognizes Paul, Weiss for Diversity

May 23, 2014

Paul, Weiss Achieves Top Results in Chambers USA

May 22, 2014

Roberta Kaplan Receives Honorary Degree and Addresses CLS Graduates

May 08, 2014

Paul, Weiss Honored for Partnership Helping Low-Income Senior Citizens Obtain Housing Benefit

Mar 31, 2014

David Brown Named to Crain’s 40 Under 40

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Oct 20, 2014Events

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Joseph Simons Co-Authors Article in the Journal of Competition Law & Economics

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Accelerated Adjudication and New Assignment Procedures Adopted for New York Commercial Division

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Leading Federal Prosecutor and Senior Enforcement Official Joins Paul, Weiss

Jun 25, 2014Publications

Second Circuit Review: Second Circuit Limits Judicial Review of Regulatory Consent Judgments

Jun 16, 2014Events

Panel: Ricciardi Featured Speaker at SEC Reporting and FASB Forum

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Aidan Synnott and Andrew Finch Co-Author Chapter on Recent Developments in U.S. Antitrust Law in The Public Competition Enforcement Review

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Second Circuit Review: Perjured Statements as a Basis for Sentencing Enhancement

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Paul, Weiss Authors’ Article Featured on Law360

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