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Scott Barshay Tops MergerLinks List of Leading Dealmakers of 2023

MergerLinks ranked corporate partner Scott Barshay number one on its annual list of top dealmakers based on the value of their announced deals in 2023. Scott handled 10 deals worth about $121 billion, according to the publication.

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Leading Product Liability and Mass Torts Trial Lawyer to Join Paul, Weiss in Los Angeles

Nationally renowned trial lawyer and litigation strategist Kimberly Branscome has joined the firm as a partner in its Litigation Department, resident in Los Angeles.

CLIENT NEWS

Chevron to Acquire Hess in $60 Billion Deal

Paul, Weiss is representing Chevron Corporation in its all-stock acquisition of Hess Corporation. Under the deal, valued at $60 billion, including debt, Hess shareholders will receive 1.0250 shares of Chevron for each Hess share.

FIRM NEWS

Prominent M&A Lawyer Joins Paul, Weiss in London

Dan Schuster-Woldan, a leading public M&A partner with deep experience in financial services and private equity, will be joining the firm as head of European Public M&A.

2023 IN REVIEW & 2024 OUTLOOK

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WWE and UFC Complete $21 Billion Merger, Forming TKO Group

Paul, Weiss advised World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE) in its agreement with Endeavor Group Holdings, Inc. to form a new publicly listed company, TKO Group Holdings, Inc., comprised of two iconic complementary global sports and entertainment brands: UFC and WWE.

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Paul, Weiss Continues Growth With Senior Capital Markets Partner

Timothy Cruickshank has joined Paul, Weiss as a partner in the Capital Markets Group in New York. Tim focuses on a broad variety of capital markets and financing transactions.

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Paul, Weiss Named Bankruptcy Law Firm of the Year by Chambers USA

Paul, Weiss was recognized in the “Bankruptcy Law Firm of the Year” category of the 2023 Chambers USA Awards, which take into account the achievements of law firms in the United States over the past 12 months.

FIRM NEWS

Paul, Weiss Enhances PE Capabilities With Market-Leading Teams in London, New York and Los Angeles

Thirteen prominent private equity transactional partners are joining Paul, Weiss to significantly expand its global private equity practices.

CLIENT NEWS

General Atlantic to Acquire Actis, Global Infrastructure Investor With $12.5 Billion in Assets Under Management

Paul, Weiss is advising General Atlantic in its acquisition of Actis, a leading investor in sustainable infrastructure, to create a diversified global investment platform with approximately $96 billion in combined assets under management (AUM).

FIRM NEWS

Leading Antitrust Advisor Nicole Kar Joins Paul, Weiss in London

Nicole Kar will be joining the firm in London as global co-chair of the Antitrust Practice and as a partner in the Litigation Department.

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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.

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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.

FIRM NEWS

Paul, Weiss Adds Leading Bank Regulatory Partner in Washington

Jarryd Anderson, a nationally prominent bank regulatory lawyer, has joined the firm as co-chair of the Financial Services Group and a partner in the Corporate Department.

CLIENT NEWS

Carrier Completes Acquisition of Viessmann Climate Solutions in €12 Billion Deal

Paul, Weiss advised 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.

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Paul, Weiss Shortlisted for 2023 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 2023 Awards.

CLIENT NEWS

Apollo Funds Complete Acquisition of Arconic

Paul, Weiss advised 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 extrusions, as well as innovative architectural products.

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Kannon Shanmugam Named “Litigator of the Week” by The American Lawyer for Goldman Sachs Class Decertification

The American Lawyer recognized litigation partner Kannon Shanmugam as a “Litigator of the Week” alongside co-counsel for winning a “blockbuster” Second Circuit decision in a $13 billion securities class action against our client Goldman Sachs. Litigation partner Audra Soloway, who devised our legal strategy, was also recognized in the article.

FIRM NEWS

Paul, Weiss Launches Dedicated DEI Strategic Advisory Group, Leads NYSBA Task Force on Advancing Diversity

Paul, Weiss launched a DEI Strategic Advisory practice aimed at helping companies navigate the increasingly challenging legal landscape surrounding diversity, equity and inclusion programs and policies. Underlining our stature in this area, the firm led a New York State Bar Association task force that recently issued guidance to companies and other organizations on preserving diversity.

CLIENT NEWS

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.

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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.

PUBLICATIONS

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.

PUBLICATIONS

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.

CLIENT NEWS

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.

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.

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CLIENT NEWS

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.

CLIENT NEWS

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.

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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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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.

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    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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