Landmark Antitrust Victory for Becton Dickinson in the Fifth Circuit

Paul, Weiss secured a significant antitrust appellate victory for global medical technology company Becton Dickinson & Company.
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Qualcomm to Acquire NXP

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

Paul, Weiss represents wireless technology leader Qualcomm Incorporated in its agreement to acquire NXP Semiconductors for $47 billion. » more

Supreme Court Declines to Review NFL Concussion Settlement

NEWS | Litigation | Employment | Media & Entertainment

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to review the landmark concussion settlement between the NFL and former players. The league, represented by Paul, Weiss and Paul Clement of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, had urged the …» more

ARIAD to Be Acquired by Takeda in $5.2 Billion Transaction

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

Paul, Weiss is representing ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in its proposed $5.2 billion acquisition by Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited.» more

JPMorgan Settles Referral Hiring Investigations

NEWS | Anti-Corruption & FCPA | Litigation | Financial Institutions | White Collar & Regulatory Defense

Paul, Weiss represented JPMorgan in connection with its recent resolutions with the U.S. Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Federal Reserve relating to investigations of…» more

Agrium and PotashCorp to Merge, Creating $36 Billion Company

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

Paul, Weiss is advising Agrium Inc. in its $36 billion merger of equals agreement with Potash Corporation.» 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 Funds Acquire Rackspace for $4.3 Billion

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

Paul, Weiss represented funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC in the recently completed acquisition of Rackspace, a leading cloud management company, for $32 per share in cash.» more

WME IMG to Acquire UFC

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

Paul, Weiss is representing WME IMG in its agreement to acquire Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the world's premier professional mixed martial arts organization. WME IMG will also serve as UFC's operating…» 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

Paul, Weiss represented Time Warner Cable Inc. in its completed merger with Charter Communications, Inc. As a result of the merger, Charter and Time Warner Cable have both become wholly owned subsidiaries of a…» more

Client Alert: Supreme Court Rules on Key Insider Trading Case


In its first opinion on the scope of insider trading liability in nearly twenty years, the Supreme Court in Salman v. United States addressed whether insider trading liability can arise where a tipper makes a "gift" of confidential information to a trading friend or relative but receives no financial or other tangible benefit in return.

Why Anti-Corruption Due Diligence Is Important in M&A Transactions

Enforcement of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and other international anti-corruption laws is increasing dramatically. In 2016 alone, DOJ and the SEC collected a record-shattering total of nearly $2.5 billion to resolve FCPA enforcement actions. Thus, when acquiring  and investing in companies, it is critical to evaluate and mitigate the risk of both previous and future violations.


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 Announces Election of Three New Partners

PUBLICATION | David M. Klein | Brian C. Lavin | Richard C. Tarlowe | Corporate | Mergers & Acquisitions | Litigation | White Collar & Regulatory Defense | Cybersecurity & Data Protection | Anti-Corruption & FCPA

Paul, Weiss has announced that three new partners have been elected to the partnership, effective January 1, 2017: David M. Klein, Brian C. Lavin and Richard C. Tarlowe. All are resident in Paul, Weiss's New York office.


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


Robert Atkins Is American Lawyer’s Litigator of the Week

AWARD | Litigation | Antitrust | Robert A. Atkins | Jacqueline P. Rubin | William B. Michael

Litigation partner Robert Atkins was named "Litigator of the Week" by The Am Law Litigation Daily following a landmark antitrust appellate ruling for Paul, Weiss client Becton Dickinson & Co. 


Paul, Weiss and Jeanette Chan Honored With Asia Women in Business Law Awards

AWARD | Asia | Corporate | Mergers & Acquisitions | Private Equity | Communications & Technology | Jeanette K. Chan

Paul, Weiss and Jeanette Chan, managing partner of the China practice, have been recognized with Asia Women in Business Law Awards by the Euromoney Legal Media Group. 


Ted Wells Receives Charles Hamilton Houston Medal of Freedom from Harvard Law School

AWARD | Litigation | Theodore V. Wells Jr.

Ted Wells has been honored by Harvard Law School with its highest honor, the Charles Hamilton Houston Medal of Freedom.


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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