Morgan Stanley Global M&A Chair Robert Kindler to Join Paul, Weiss
Rob Kindler will join the firm as a partner in the Corporate Department and Global Chair of M&A.
Revlon Obtains Court Approval for Chapter 11 Plan
Paul, Weiss obtained court approval for longtime client Revlon Inc.’s plan of reorganization under chapter 11.» more
WWE and UFC to Merge in $21 Billion Deal, Forming New Global Live Sports and Entertainment Company
Paul, Weiss is advising World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE) in its agreement with Endeavor Group Holdings, Inc. to form a new publicly listed company comprised of two iconic complementary...» more
Blackstone Wins Unanimous Appellate Victory in $50 Billion Action Brought by Kentucky Attorney General
Paul, Weiss secured a significant appellate win on behalf of The Blackstone Group and Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM), when a panel of the Kentucky Court of Appeals unanimously held...» more
Chevron to Acquire PDC Energy in $7.6 Billion Transaction
Paul, Weiss is advising Chevron Corporation in its acquisition of PDC Energy, Inc. in an all-stock transaction.
Kraft Heinz Wins Dismissal of Federal Consolidated Stockholder Derivative Action
Paul, Weiss won a significant victory in obtaining the dismissal of a consolidated stockholder derivative lawsuit.» more
Apollo Funds to Acquire Arconic in $5.2 Billion Deal
Paul, Weiss is advising funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc. in their take-private acquisition of Arconic Corporation, a leading provider of aluminum sheet, plate and...» more
Pfizer Wins Dismissal of Lawsuit Challenging Fellowship Program Promoting Diversity
Paul, Weiss secured the denial of a preliminary injunction motion and the dismissal of a lawsuit brought against Pfizer Inc.» more
Seven Paul, Weiss Practices Named Law360 “Practice Groups of the Year 2022”
Paul, Weiss won seven Law360 “Practice Group of the Year” recognitions for its achievements in 2022, including in the Appellate, Banking, Fintech, Mergers & Acquisitions, Sports & Betting, Trials and White Collar categories.
The Estée Lauder Companies Acquires TOM FORD; Enterprise Valued at $2.8 Billion
Paul, Weiss advised The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. in its acquisition of luxury brand TOM FORD.
Katherine Forrest, Nationally Preeminent Litigator and Former Federal District Judge, Joins Paul, Weiss
Katherine Forrest, a former federal district judge, has joined the Litigation Department.
Matt Abbott and Marco Masotti Recognized as “Dealmakers of the Year” by The American Lawyer
Corporate partners Matt Abbott and Marco Masotti were named among The American Lawyer’s 2023 “Dealmakers of the Year,” which honors the lawyers who drove the biggest deals of the past year.
Carrier Global to Acquire Viessmann Climate Solutions in €12 Billion Deal
Paul, Weiss is advising Carrier Global Corporation in its strategic acquisition of Viessmann Climate Solutions in a cash-and-stock transaction valued at €12 billion, subject to working capital and other adjustments.
Paul, Weiss Shortlisted for “Most Innovative Law Firm in North America” by the Financial Times
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.
Apollo Funds to Acquire Univar Solutions in $8.1 Billion Deal
Paul, Weiss is advising funds managed by Apollo affiliates in their all-cash acquisition of Univar Solutions Inc., a leading global specialty chemical and ingredient distributor.
Senior DOJ and National Security Official John P. Carlin Joins Paul, Weiss in Washington, D.C.
John Carlin has joined the firm as co-head of the Cybersecurity & Data Protection practice.
Coinbase Wins Motion to Compel Arbitration, Staying Putative Class Action Over Stablecoin GYEN
Paul, Weiss achieved a victory for publicly traded cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase Global, Inc., when the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California granted Coinbase’s motion to compel arbitration and stay a putative class action concerning the stablecoin GYEN.
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.
Karen Dunn Reflects on Her Landmark Trial Victories in Lawdragon Q&A
Litigation partner Karen Dunn was featured in a Lawdragon “Lawyer Limelights” Q&A highlighting her many trial accomplishments over the past decade.
Loretta Lynch Discusses Racial Equity and Civil Rights Audits With Law360 Pulse
In a wide-ranging interview with Law360 Pulse, litigation partner Loretta Lynch discussed racial equity and civil rights audits as crucial tools for companies to measure their progress in meeting their diversity, equity and inclusion goals.
GE Spins Off Health Care Business, Creating GE HealthCare
Paul, Weiss advised GE in the separation of its health care business and launch of GE HealthCare Technologies Inc., a global leader in precision health care.
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.
Brad Karp Discusses the Importance of Collaboration and Innovation in LEADERS Magazine
LEADERS Magazine featured firm Chairman Brad Karp in the “Purpose” section of its January, February, March 2023 issue.
Twelve Paul, Weiss Restructuring Partners Named in Lawdragon’s Top 500
Twelve 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.
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.
Paul, Weiss Sues Smith & Wesson on Behalf of Highland Park Shooting Victims
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.
Leading Law Firms and General Counsel Unite to Condemn State Voter Suppression Laws
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 Denounces Anti-Semitism in Statement Condemning Recent Attacks Across the U.S.
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.
Karen Dunn and Ted Wells Named to Benchmark Litigation’s “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” List
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.
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