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Paul, Weiss Launches Sustainability and ESG Advisory Practice

Paul, Weiss has launched a new Sustainability and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Advisory practice to help boards and executives navigate the legal, business and political ramifications of developing and implementing Sustainability and ESG initiatives, including ESG-focused shareholder engagement.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Relief Center

Paul, Weiss is offering the Coronavirus Relief Center as a clearinghouse of the most up-to-date information about city, state, federal and nonprofit resources available to those contending with COVID-19 economic impacts.

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).

  • Steve Williams Discusses Activist Defense With The Deal

    In a video interview with The Deal's Tom Terrarosa, corporate partner Steve Williams discusses the prevalence of settlements in activism campaigns, why it's so common to settle and some of the most common settlement terms.

  • Takeaways From the Supreme Court’s Decision in Lorenzo v. SEC

    In March 2019, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Lorenzo v. SEC, concluding that, under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, a person who “disseminates” but does not “make” a misstatement may be held primarily liable.

  • Brexit – New Deadlines and Prolonged Uncertainty

    In this video, London-based corporate partners Mark Bergman and David Lakhdhir discuss Britain’s upcoming deadlines and the MEP elections, political complications and potential next steps, against the backdrop of continued uncertainty.

  • 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.

  • NY Commercial Division’s Rule on Technology-Assisted Review

    The New York Commercial Division’s new Rule 11-e(f), which encourages the use of Technology-Assisted Review (TAR) and sets relevant guidelines, went into effect on October 1, 2018. In this video, litigation partners Chris Boehning and Liz Sacksteder (a member of the Commercial Division Advisory Council) discuss the rule and its expected impact.

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • CGG’s Unprecedented Restructuring in the U.S. and France

    Paul, Weiss advised Paris-based Geoscience company CGG S.A. in a restructuring that was among the largest in French history and the first-ever successful coordination of a French sauvegarde proceeding with a U.S. chapter 11 case. 

  • Big Data and Antitrust: A Regulatory Outlook

    Regulators around the world are confronting questions regarding the importance of data to tech companies. 

PUBLICATION

Brad Karp Publishes Op-Ed in The American Lawyer

In an op-ed in The American Lawyer titled “The Legal Community Must Protect Workers and Small Businesses From Coronavirus Fallout,” firm Chairman Brad Karp discusses the need for lawyers to help those who face financial devastation as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

Paul, Weiss Is Named Law Firm of the Year, White Collar Litigation Department of the Year

Paul, Weiss was recognized with The American Lawyer’s most prestigious award, “Law Firm of the Year,” at the American Lawyer Industry Awards Gala. Additionally, the firm was named “White Collar Litigation Department of the Year.”

PRO BONO

Paul, Weiss Achieves Landmark Victory in Florida Voting Rights Case

As lauded by the New York Times Editorial Board, Paul, Weiss and co-counsel civil and voting rights organizations won a historic voting rights victory in Florida when a judge struck down a state law preventing Floridians with prior felony convictions from voting until they paid outstanding fees, and regardless of their ability to pay. 

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.

FIRM NEWS

Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch Joins Paul, Weiss

Loretta Lynch, the Attorney General of the United States from 2015 to 2017, has joined the firm as a partner in the Litigation Department.

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Diversity & Inclusion

  • 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. 

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