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Litigation

  • 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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  • Brennan Center Elects Robert Atkins as New Co-Chair

    LitigationRobert A. Atkins

    Litigation partner Robert Atkins has been elected to serve as Co-Chair of the Brennan Center for Justice. The Brennan Center was founded in honor of U.S. Supreme Court Justice William Brennan and works to preserve voting rights, protect civil liberties and reform criminal justice through policy advocacy and litigation. Robert has been a member of the Brennan Center's Board of Directors since 2013 and, with many others at Paul, Weiss, has litigated numerous cases to prevent voter suppression and disenfranchisement.

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  • Appeals Court Overturns Two Insider Trading Convictions

    LitigationWhite Collar Crime & Regulatory Defense

    As reported in The New York Times and other media outlets, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit overturned the government's insider trading convictions against two former hedge fund traders, Todd Newman and Anthony Chiasson, in a 28-page decision that could have a significant impact on the future of insider trading law.

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  • Chinese Man Living With HIV Wins Asylum

    Pro BonoLitigation

    Paul, Weiss has obtained asylum for an HIV-positive gay man from China, arguing that cumulative harms by government and society in areas such as marriage, medical aid, employment and ostracism can rise to the level of persecution. Our client was subjected to involuntary HIV testing, interrogation, threats and severe restrictions on his freedom and privacy. 

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  • Seventh Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Antitrust Claims Against Sharp

    LitigationAntitrust

    Paul, Weiss clients Sharp Corporation and Sharp Electronics Corporation won a significant victory when the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit affirmed the dismissal of the vast majority of antitrust claims brought by Motorola Mobility Inc. against Sharp and several of its alleged antitrust conspirators. The case arose from allegations of price fixing in the sales of thin film transistor liquid crystal displays (LCDs) - a key component of flat screen monitors, televisions, cell phones and other handheld devices.

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  • Mississippi Judge Strikes Down State Laws Banning Same-Sex Marriages

    Pro BonoLitigation

    Paul, Weiss clients Becky Bickett, Andrea Sanders, Joce Pritchett, Carla Webb and the Campaign for Southern Equality won a significant victory when a federal court granted their motion for a preliminary injunction against the enforcement of Mississippi laws that banned gay and lesbian couples from marrying within the state of Mississippi and that refused to recognize valid same-sex marriages performed elsewhere.

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  • TRO Obtained for Pro Bono Client in Article 78 Challenge

    Pro BonoLitigation

    Paul, Weiss obtained a temporary restraining order for a client, two days before she gave birth, granting her and her newborn admission to the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility Nursery program, pending a final decision on her Article 78 challenge to prison officials' decision to remove her. Our client was accepted into the nursery program last spring but her removal was ordered by the facility superintendent in late October after she received a disciplinary infraction for breaking a small window.

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  • Brad Karp Named to 2016 Democratic National Convention Host Committee

    LitigationCorporateBankruptcyEmployee BenefitsReal EstateEntertainmentPersonal RepresentationTaxBrad S. Karp

    Firm chair Brad Karp has been selected to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's host committee for the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Among other responsibilities, the 101-member group, which includes JPMorgan Chase & Co. CEO Jamie Dimon and Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein, will help raise $100 million to host the event at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. New York is competing with four other cities to host the event.

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  • VOLS Wins Unemployment Insurance Benefits for Pro Bono Client

    Pro BonoLitigation

    Paul, Weiss, through the Volunteers of Legal Service Unemployment Insurance Project, obtained unemployment insurance benefits for a client who was discharged after leaving work to go to the emergency room because of stress from learning that a person who had sexually harassed her, about whom she had complained to her employer numerous times, had entered her office building.

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Of Note

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

Feb 20, 2014

Ted Wells Named AmLaw’s “Litigator of the Week”

Oct 30, 2013

New York Law Journal Names
Brad Karp an Impact Awards Winner

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Dec 02, 2014Publications

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Dec 02, 2014Publications

Second Circuit Review: Court Rejects Attempts by Police Unions to Intervene in Stop-and-Frisk Case

Nov 12, 2014Publications

Intellectual Property Litigation: Business Methods, Fair Use, Patent Evidence, Lanham Act

Nov 04, 2014Events

Valerie Radwaner Participates at NYU Law Event

Nov 06, 2014Events

Elizabeth Sacksteder Participates in General Counsel Forum

Nov 07, 2014Events

Brad Karp Moderates Panel at PLI’s Annual Institute on Securities Regulation

Oct 30, 2014Publications

Second Circuit Review: Oil-for-Food Program Claims Yield RICO and FCPA Rulings

Oct 21, 2014Events

Michael Gertzman and Steven Williams Speak at International Bar Association’s Annual Tokyo Conference

Oct 16, 2014Events

Craig Benson Hosts Fundraiser for Lambda Legal

Oct 14, 2014Events

Valerie Radwaner Speaks at Women In Law Empowerment Forum Event

Oct 16, 2014Publications

New York Commercial Division Adopts New Interrogatory and Privilege Log Rules, a Special Masters Pilot Program, and a Rule Requiring Staggered Court Appearances

Oct 17, 2014Events

Richard Rosen to Participate in ACE’s Preferred Securities Panel

Oct 07, 2014Publications

Federal E-Discovery: Microsoft Paves the Way for Data Privacy Battle

Oct 20, 2014Events

Nicholas Groombridge to Co-Moderate Panel at FCBA Conference

Oct 07, 2014Publications

Brad Karp Reviews Robert Fiske Memoirs in the New York Law Journal

Sep 30, 2014Events

Jessica Carey Speaks at NYC Bar Program on Ethics in Corporate Investigations

Sep 24, 2014Publications

Second Circuit Review: The Second Circuit in the Supreme Court

Sep 23, 2014Events

Lorin Reisner Participates in PLI Panel on Financial Institutions Enforcement

Aug 28, 2014Publications

Second Circuit Review: Court Potentially Expands Asylum Criteria

Aug 14, 2014Publications

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

Aug 05, 2014Publications

Federal E-discovery: Court Praises Predictive Coding, But Ultimately Rejects It

Jul 28, 2014Publications

Paul, Weiss Adds Prominent Litigation Partner

Jul 18, 2014Publications

Regulation and the Sharing Economy

Jul 09, 2014Publications

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

Jun 26, 2014Publications

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

Jun 07, 2014Publications

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

Jun 05, 2014Publications

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

May 30, 2014Publications

Paul, Weiss Authors’ Article Featured on Law360

May 20, 2014Publications

Columbia Law School Blog Features Paul, Weiss Client Memo

May 28, 2014Events

Panel: Delaware Law Developments 2014 – What All Business Lawyers Need to Know

May 19, 2014Events

Panel: ACI Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

May 07, 2014Publications

Blue-Ribbon Panel Proposes Sweeping Reforms of Capital Punishment

Apr 02, 2014Publications

What Is Special About the Jurisdiction of the D.C. Circuit?

Mar 25, 2014Publications

"No Greater Than Necessary" – Advisory Committee Releases Updated Proposed Rule 37(e) on Sanctions in E-Discovery
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