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Thirteen Paul, Weiss Partners Recognized as 2022 Law360 MVPs

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.

FIRM NEWS

Two Accomplished Litigators Join Paul, Weiss in New York

Robert Sperling and Staci Yablon have joined Paul, Weiss as partners in the Litigation Department, resident in New York.

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Paul, Weiss Ranks in Top 10 in The American Lawyer’s 2022 “A-List”

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.

Firm News

Paul, Weiss Launches Dedicated Civil Rights and Racial Equity Audit Practice

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.

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Krishna Veeraraghavan Recognized Among The American Lawyer’s 2022 Dealmakers of the Year

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.

PUBLICATIONS

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

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.

FIRM NEWS

Karen Dunn Profiled in American Lawyer Article About Trial Lawyers

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.

CLIENT NEWS

Amazon to Acquire iRobot in $1.7 Billion Deal

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.

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Thirteen Paul, Weiss Restructuring Partners Named in Lawdragon’s Top 500

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.

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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.

Client News

Credit Suisse Publishes Independent Review of Archegos Losses

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.

Client News

General Motors Makes $3.45 Billion in Additional Investments in Cruise

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.

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Scott Barshay Handled Most M&A Deals by Value in 2021, MergerLinks Reports

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.

Client News

GE to Transform Into Three Separate Public Companies Through Spin-Off Transactions

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.

FIRM NEWS

San Francisco Office Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

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.

Client News

3G Capital Completes Acquisition of Controlling Interest in Hunter Douglas in $7.1 Billion Deal

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.

FIRM NEWS

Paul, Weiss Adds Distinguished Restructuring Partner

Kenneth S. Ziman has joined Paul, Weiss as a partner in the Restructuring Department, resident in the New York office.

Insights

ESG Thought Leadership

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.

Our Firm

  • Hear from the Women of Paul, Weiss

    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. 

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Paul, Weiss Recognized Among the Nation’s Most Innovative Law Firms in the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Report

Paul, Weiss was recognized among the most innovative law firms in North America by the Financial Times in the 2021 Innovative Lawyers Report.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

A Culture of 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.

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