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Paul, Weiss Expands Presence in Northern California With Four Prominent Lateral Partners

Melinda Haag, Walter Brown and Randy Luskey will join Paul, Weiss as partners in the Litigation Department, and Jeremy Veit as a partner in the Corporate Department. The four additions will form the foundation for the new Paul, Weiss Northern California office, alongside litigation partner Meredith Dearborn.

FIRM NEWS

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.

AWARDS

The American Lawyer Names Aimee Brown “Litigator of the Week” for Spirit Airlines Appellate Win

Litigation associate Aimee Brown was named “Litigator of the Week” by The American Lawyer for her victory on behalf of Spirit Airlines in a high-stakes appeal over the Federal Aviation Administration’s allocation of peak-period flight authorizations at Newark Liberty airport

INSIGHTS

Biden Administration Resource Center for Businesses

Paul, Weiss is providing timely guidance for boards and management on the policy, legislative and regulatory priorities and developments of the new administration and potential impacts on their businesses.

Firm News

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.

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.

PUBLICATION

Loretta Lynch Appears on Washington Post Live’s “Race in America: Criminal Justice Reform”

Litigation partner Loretta Lynch, alongside former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, appeared on an episode of Washington Post Live. The two former U.S. Attorneys General, who co-chair the bipartisan National Commission on COVID-19 and Criminal Justice, discussed the release of an important report on the pandemic’s impact on the criminal justice system writ large. 

COVID-19 Guidance

Pro Bono

Paul, Weiss Secures Arrest Warrant for Robert “Azzmador” Ray in “Unite the Right” Charlottesville Lawsuit

Paul, Weiss secured a civil contempt order and an arrest warrant for Texas resident Robert “Azzmador” Ray on behalf of nine plaintiffs who are suing individual and organizational far-right extremists associated with the August 2017 “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

VIDEOS

  • Business Insights for Navigating the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Litigation partner and former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson offers insights for business leaders on responding to the current coronavirus (COVID-19).

  • Alumni Spotlight: Giulianna Ruiz

    Giulianna Ruiz (Corporate Funds, 2006 – 2013) visited with her mentor Bob Hirsh, Of Counsel and Chair Emeritus of the Private Funds group, to discuss challenges of the 2008 financial crisis and the critical role of mentorship in lawyers’ professional development.

  • Alumni Spotlight: Gwen Marcus

    Gwen Marcus (Entertainment, 1981 – 1984) reflects on her longtime drive to practice entertainment law and her personal and professional connections to Paul, Weiss.

  • Q&A With Our Chair, Brad Karp

    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.

  • Paul, Weiss Diversity Networking Reception

    The Paul, Weiss annual Diversity Networking Reception captures the spirit of our long and closely-held commitment to promoting diversity and equality in the legal profession (the 2017 event is pictured). 

Awards

Ted Wells Profiled in The American Lawyer as Lifetime Achiever

Litigation partner Ted Wells was profiled in The American Lawyer as one of the publication’s 2020 “Lifetime Achievers.” In the article, "The Essence of a Litigator," the magazine noted Ted’s stature as one of his generation’s foremost trial lawyers; his decades-long work with the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund; and his mentorship of generations of lawyers.

FIRM NEWS

George Floyd and the Quest For Racial Justice

A note from Paul, Weiss Chairman Brad S. Karp.

PRO BONO

New York Times Highlights Firm Efforts to Reunite Separated Families

The New York Times highlighted Paul, Weiss’s leadership in a court-ordered effort to find parents deported by the Trump Administration and to reunify families in an article on law firms’ intensive pro bono immigration efforts.

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. 

FIRM NEWS

Trial Lawyers Karen Dunn and Bill Isaacson Join Paul, Weiss

Bill Isaacson and Karen Dunn have joined the firm as partners in the Litigation Department, resident in the Washington, D.C. office. Both are nationally recognized trial lawyers who have tried and won numerous high-stakes cases for some of the nation’s largest companies.

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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