Agrium and PotashCorp to Merge, Creating $36 Billion Company

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HP Inc. to Acquire Samsung’s Global Printer Business for $1.05 Billion

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

As reported by The New York TimesThe Wall Street JournalBloomberg and other media outlets, Paul, Weiss client HP Inc. announced a definitive agreement to acquire Samsung Electronics Co.,…» more

Citigroup Wins Dismissal of Auction Rate Securities Suit

NEWS | Litigation | Securities Litigation | Financial Institutions

Justice Jeffrey K. Oing of the New York Supreme Court issued an order dismissing on statute of limitations grounds claims brought by All Children's Hospital (ACH) against Paul, Weiss client Citigroup Global…» more

Apollo to Acquire Rackspace for $4.3 Billion

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

As reported by The Wall Street JournalBloomberg and other media outlets, Rackspace, a leading cloud management company, announced that it had agreed to be acquired by Paul, Weiss client Apollo…» more

Aleris to Be Acquired by Zhongwang

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

As reported by The Wall Street JournalReuters and other media outlets, Aleris Corporation, a global aluminum rolled products producer and portfolio company of Paul, Weiss client Oaktree Capital…» more

WME IMG to Acquire UFC

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

As reported by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and other media outlets, Paul, Weiss client WME IMG announced that it has agreed to acquire Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the world's premier…» more

Brexit: What Comes Next? What Are the Potential Consequences?

PUBLICATION | Europe | Litigation | Securities Litigation | Capital Markets & Securities | Corporate | Investment Management | Mergers & Acquisitions | Mark S. Bergman | Brad S. Karp | David K. Lakhdhir | John J. Satory | Lyudmila Y. Bondarenko | Eyal Peled | Imran Sharih

On June 23, 2016 voters in the United Kingdom were asked in a referendum whether the UK should remain a member of the European Union or leave the EU.  By a vote of 51.9% to 48.1%, the voters opted to leave.» more

Brexit: Disclosure Implications for SEC Reporting Companies

PUBLICATION | Europe | Litigation | Securities Litigation | M&A Litigation | Capital Markets & Securities | Corporate | Corporate Governance | Investment Management | Mergers & Acquisitions | Mark S. Bergman | John C. Kennedy | David K. Lakhdhir | John J. Satory

In the short period since the June 23 UK referendum on whether to remain in, or leave, the European Union, the United Kingdom has faced a remarkable range of political, monetary, economic  and even…» more

A Supreme Court Victory for Racial Diversity in College Admissions

NEWS | Pro Bono | Litigation | Theodore V. Wells Jr. | Jaren Janghorbani | Jennifer H. Wu | Sidney S. Rosdeitcher | Yahonnes Cleary | Luke B. Murumba | Kaveri Vaid

In a historic decision, Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, the Supreme Court upheld the use of race as one factor among many that may be taken into account by the University of Texas in its …» more

Time Warner Cable Completes Merger With Charter Communications

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

As reported in the Wall Street JournalThe New York TimesReutersBloomberg and other media outlets, Charter Communications, Inc. announced that it has closed its previously…» more

Brexit – Political Developments and Potential Implications

In this video, corporate partner  Mark Bergman discusses the political and economic ramifications of the Brexit withdrawal negotiations, and developments that could offer an indication of the future course of events.


Q&A With Our Chair, Brad Karp

VIDEO | Brad S. Karp | Corporate | Litigation | Bankruptcy & Corporate Reorganization | Real Estate | Tax | Personal Representation | Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation | Entertainment

In this interview, Chair Brad Karp discusses with Matthew Winkler, editor-in-chief emeritus at Bloomberg News, the role that the firm's culture and strategic vision have played in the continued success of Paul, Weiss.


Women, Law and Leadership: Paul, Weiss and the Women in Law Empowerment Forum

VIDEO | Corporate | Litigation | Valerie E. Radwaner

Paul, Weiss was awarded Gold Standard Certification by the Women in Law Empowerment Forum in 2015 for its representation of women in leadership. In this video, Paul, Weiss Deputy Chair Valerie Radwaner and WILEF Global Chair Elizabeth Anne "Betiayn" Tursi discuss the significance of this honor.


Paul, Weiss Adds Four Prominent Antitrust Lawyers

PUBLICATION | Antitrust | Litigation | M&A Litigation | Corporate | Mergers & Acquisitions | Charles F. (Rick) Rule | Jonathan S. Kanter | Joseph J. Bial | Andrew J. Forman

Charles F. (Rick) Rule, Jonathan S. Kanter, Joseph J. Bial and Andrew J. Forman have joined the firm as partners in its Antitrust Group, resident in Washington, D.C.


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.

"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


Paul, Weiss Wins Three China Law & Practice Awards

AWARD | Asia | Corporate | Real Estate | Communications & Technology | Jeanette K. Chan

Paul, Weiss was selected for honors in multiple categories at the China Law & Practice Awards, including "Real Estate & Construction Deal of the Year" and "TMT Firm of the Year - International." Jeanette Chan, managing partner of the China practice, was named the "International Dealmaker of the Year."


Ted Wells Named “Litigation Trailblazer” by The National Law Journal

AWARD | Litigation | Anti-Corruption & FCPA | Internal Investigations | M&A Litigation | Professional Liability | Securities Litigation | White Collar & Regulatory Defense | Theodore V. Wells Jr.

Litigation partner Ted Wells was named to The National Law Journal's "Litigation Trailblazers" list, which honors 50 individuals who have changed the practice of litigation through the use of innovative legal strategies.


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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