Continental Grain and Cargill to Acquire Sanderson Farms in $4.5 Billion Take-Private Transaction
Paul, Weiss is advising Continental Grain in its all-cash acquisition, alongside global food corporation Cargill, of Sanderson Farms Inc. for $203 per share, representing a total equity value of...
Uber Wins Victory in Appeal Brought by Boston Taxi Conglomerate
Paul, Weiss obtained a victory in the First Circuit on behalf of Uber, successfully defending the Massachusetts district court’s ruling in the largest case Uber ever tried to judgment.
Translate Bio to Be Acquired by Sanofi for $3.2 Billion
Paul, Weiss is representing Translate Bio in its approximately $3.2 billion all-cash sale to global biopharmaceutical company Sanofi.
DOJ Awards FIFA Foundation $201 Million in Restitution as Compensation for Criminal Activities of Former Football Officials
Paul, Weiss represented FIFA in its successful application for remission from the U.S. Department of Justice as compensation for losses the organization suffered as a victim of decades of corruption...
MGM to Be Acquired by Amazon for $8.45 Billion
Paul, Weiss is advising MGM, a leading entertainment company, in its sale to Amazon.
Goldman Sachs Wins Supreme Court Appeal in Securities Class Action
Paul, Weiss won an 8-1 victory at the U.S. Supreme Court representing the Goldman Sachs Group and former executives in a case that may have significant implications for plaintiffs’ ability to achieve ...
Litigation partner Jeh Johnson wrote an op-ed, “Remembering 9/11 Like It Was Yesterday,” published in Bloomberg Law. In the op-ed, Secretary Johnson offers a personal reflection of his memories of September 11, 2001, as he watched the Twin Towers collapse from the Paul, Weiss New York offices.
Litigation partner Alexia Korberg published an opinion piece in The Washington Post that highlights the threat that Texas’s draconian new anti-abortion law poses, not only to those providing and seeking access to abortion care but also to the rule of law and fabric of society.
Paul, Weiss was ranked third out of 200 firms featured in The American Lawyer’s “A-List” for 2021.
A recent article in ALM’s The Recorder discusses Paul, Weiss’s intentional, incremental growth strategy for the San Francisco office, as well as its success in the tech and private equity industries.
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.
Joshua Hill, Jr., a former federal prosecutor, has joined as a partner in the Litigation Department, resident in San Francisco and New York.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Paul, Weiss is providing guidance for boards and management in navigating the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
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.
Firm Chairman Brad Karp published an op-ed in The American Lawyer, “We Need Obama, Bush and Clinton to Beat the Coronavirus.”
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.
Litigation partner and former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson offers insights for business leaders on responding to the current coronavirus (COVID-19).
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.
Gwen Marcus (Entertainment, 1981 – 1984) reflects on her longtime drive to practice entertainment law and her personal and professional connections to Paul, Weiss.
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.
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).
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.
A note from Paul, Weiss Chairman Brad S. Karp.
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.
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.
Diversity, Equity & 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.