Paul, Weiss Announces Election of 11 New Partners
Paul, Weiss is pleased to announce that 11 attorneys have been elected to the firm’s all-equity partnership, effective January 1, 2023.
PayPal Secures Dismissal of Regulatory Compliance-Related Securities Class Action
Paul, Weiss achieved a significant victory for multinational financial technology company PayPal Holdings, Inc. and several company executives.
Amazon to Acquire One Medical in $3.9 Billion Deal
Paul, Weiss is representing Amazon in its all-cash $3.9 billion acquisition of One Medical, a technology-powered primary care organization with a mission to make quality health care more affordable...
McDonald’s Wins Proxy Fight With Carl Icahn
Paul, Weiss represented the board of directors of McDonald’s Corporation in its successful proxy fight with activist investor Carl Icahn.
Citibank Secures Dismissal in Florida False Claims Act Case
Paul, Weiss achieved a significant victory for Citibank, N.A., securing the dismissal of a qui tam action brought in Florida state court under the Florida False Claims Act (FFCA).
Apollo Completes $43 Billion Merger With Athene
Paul, Weiss advised Apollo in its all-stock merger with leading retirement services company Athene, in a transaction valuing the combined public company at approximately $43 billion.
John Carlin has joined the firm as co-head of the Cybersecurity & Data Protection practice.
Paul, Weiss has been shortlisted in the “Most Innovative Law Firm in North America” category for the Financial Times’ Innovative Lawyers North America 2022 Awards.
Sung Pak has joined as a partner in the Finance Group and head of the Special Situations Practice.
Law360 has recognized 13 Paul, Weiss partners as 2022 “MVPs,” more wins than any other law firm received this year, and the most by a firm in the 12 years since Law360 initiated the MVP awards program. The awards honor the attorneys who have had the biggest wins and made the most significant contributions to their practice in the past year.
Eyitayo “Tee” St. Matthew-Daniel has joined the firm as a partner in New York and Washington D.C.
Paul, Weiss advised CDK Global, Inc., a leading automotive retail technology company, in its $8.3 billion all-cash acquisition by Brookfield Business Partners, Brookfield Asset Management’s flagship private equity vehicle.
Bosco Yiu has joined Paul, Weiss as a partner in the Corporate Department, resident in Hong Kong. His practice focuses on private equity investments, M&A transactions, Hong Kong IPOs and general regulatory and compliance advice.
Paul, Weiss was ranked sixth in The American Lawyer’s “A-List,” which highlights the most well-rounded members of the Am Law 200 based on revenue per lawyer, associate satisfaction, diversity, pro bono and the percentage of female equity partners.
Paul, Weiss has launched a new Civil Rights and Racial Equity Audit Practice, which is among the nation’s first dedicated legal teams focused on conducting racial equity and other civil rights audits, helping companies, boards and investment firms proactively mitigate potential legal, reputational and business risk.
Corporate partner Krishna Veeraraghavan was named a 2022 “Dealmaker of the Year” by The American Lawyer. The award honors lawyers who turned clients’ dreams into reality through innovative work helping clients complete industry-altering transactions.
Brad Karp Discusses the Importance of Creativity and Adaptability in Solving Clients’ Problems in LEADERS Magazine
LEADERS Magazine interviewed firm Chairman Brad Karp as one of the top business leaders in New York City in its October, November, December 2022 issue.
Pro Bono Clients Win Verdict and Over $25 Million in Damages Against Charlottesville “Unite the Right” Rally Organizers
Paul, Weiss, alongside co-counsel, secured a historic victory on behalf of nine pro bono clients who were injured in the violence during the “Unite the Right” neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Virginia in August 2017.
Litigation partner Karen Dunn was profiled in The American Lawyer’s most recent “Litigation Daily” column. In the article, Karen discussed the unique skills experienced trial lawyers bring to their work in the courtroom.
Paul, Weiss is advising Amazon in its all-cash acquisition of iRobot, a producer of innovative cleaning products for the home, including the Roomba robot vacuum.
Thirteen Paul, Weiss partners were named among Lawdragon’s “500 Leading Bankruptcy & Restructuring Lawyers 2022,” which recognizes attorneys with exceptional skills in financing, structuring, litigating and finding solutions for companies in distress.
Paul, Weiss’ Win on Behalf of Apple in Epic Trial Recognized by Daily Journal as a Top Defense Verdict of the Year
Paul, Weiss, along with co-counsel Gibson Dunn, was recognized by the Daily Journal for winning one of the three top antitrust defense verdicts of 2021 in the Epic Games v. Apple trial.
As reported by the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal and many other media outlets, Credit Suisse published a 165-page independent investigative report by Paul, Weiss addressing the bank’s relationship with Archegos Capital Management, the family office of Sung Kook “Bill” Hwang, a former hedge fund manager.
Paul, Weiss is advising General Motors Co. in its $2.1 billion acquisition of SoftBank Vision Fund 1’s equity ownership stake in Cruise, GM’s self-driving electric car maker subsidiary, and in GM’s separate, additional $1.35 billion investment in Cruise, replacing a previous commitment made by the SoftBank fund in 2018.
As reported by The Chicago Sun Times, ABC News, The American Lawyer, Reuters and other media outlets, Paul, Weiss, together with Romanucci & Blandin, LLC and Everytown Law, filed several lawsuits on behalf of victims of the deadly July 4 mass shooting in Highland Park, Illinois.
Leaders of scores of major law firms, plus general counsel representing many of the leading U.S. companies, have joined together to forcefully denounce restrictive voting provisions introduced by state lawmakers.
Paul, Weiss Chairman Brad Karp has enlisted dozens of the nation’s elite law firm leaders to issue a powerful and unified statement condemning the recent national surge in anti-Semitic attacks and negative portrayals of Jews in the press and on social media.
Litigation partners Karen Dunn and Ted Wells are featured on Benchmark Litigation’s 2023 “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” list, which recognizes the nation’s leading trial lawyers.
UK-based financial data company MergerLinks ranked corporate partner Scott Barshay as the highest-ranked M&A lawyer in North America in 2021 by value of announced deals.
Paul, Weiss is lead legal advisor to GE in its plan to form three industry-leading global public companies focused on aviation, healthcare and energy. The plan will be accomplished through the spin-off of its healthcare business, expected in early 2023, and the spin-off of its energy business, expected in early 2024.
On the first anniversary of our launch in San Francisco in January 2021, our new office has already made a splash in the legal market, securing high-impact litigation wins, inking transformational private equity deals, and winning numerous recognitions.
Paul, Weiss advised 3G Capital in its acquisition of a 75% stake in Netherlands-based Hunter Douglas, the global market leader in window coverings and a major manufacturer of architectural products.
Interest on the part of investors and other corporate stakeholders in environmental, social and governance matters has surged in recent years, and the current economic, public health and social justice crises have only intensified this focus. We are committed to providing guidance on critical sustainability and ESG issues for companies and their in-house counsel.
In this video, partners, counsel, associates and alumnae discuss what it's like to practice at Paul, Weiss and the strength of the firm's commitment to gender diversity and inclusion at all levels.
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Our firm has been committed to inclusion since its founding — a dedication that has shaped the intellectual and cultural character of Paul, Weiss over many decades. Most elite law firms profess a devotion to diversity and inclusion, but none can match Paul, Weiss’s history of putting it into practice.