Former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson Rejoins Paul, Weiss

Secretary Jeh Johnson has rejoined the firm as a partner in its Litigation Department.
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Landmark Antitrust Victory for Becton Dickinson in the Fifth Circuit

NEWS | Antitrust | Litigation

Paul, Weiss secured a significant antitrust appellate victory for global medical technology company Becton Dickinson & Company (BD). The landmark decision, by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, …» more

Qualcomm to Acquire NXP

NEWS | Corporate | Mergers & Acquisitions | Communications & Technology | Tax | IP Transactions | Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation | Real Estate | Environmental | Antitrust | Litigation

Paul, Weiss represents wireless technology leader Qualcomm Incorporated in its agreement to acquire NXP Semiconductors for $47 billion. » more

Supreme Court Declines to Review NFL Concussion Settlement

NEWS | Litigation | Employment | Media, Sports & Entertainment

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to review the landmark concussion settlement between the NFL and former players. The league, represented by Paul, Weiss and Paul Clement of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, had urged the …» more

Stanley-Martin Communities to Be Acquired by Daiwa House

NEWS | Corporate | Mergers & Acquisitions | Tax | Real Estate | Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation | IP Transactions | Environmental | Antitrust | Asia

Paul, Weiss is advising Stanley-Martin Communities, LLC in its agreement to be acquired by a subsidiary of Daiwa House Group, the largest homebuilding company based in Japan.» more

JPMorgan Settles Referral Hiring Investigations

NEWS | Anti-Corruption & FCPA | Litigation | Financial Institutions | White Collar & Regulatory Defense

Paul, Weiss represented JPMorgan in connection with its recent resolutions with the U.S. Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Federal Reserve relating to investigations of…» more

Agrium and PotashCorp to Merge, Creating $36 Billion Company

NEWS | Corporate | Mergers & Acquisitions | Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation | Tax | Environmental | Canada | IP Transactions

Paul, Weiss is advising Agrium Inc. in its $36 billion merger of equals agreement with Potash Corporation.» more

Citigroup Wins Dismissal of Auction Rate Securities Suit

NEWS | Litigation | Securities Litigation | Financial Institutions

Justice Jeffrey K. Oing of the New York Supreme Court issued an order dismissing on statute of limitations grounds claims brought by All Children's Hospital (ACH) against Paul, Weiss client Citigroup Global…» more

Apollo Funds Acquire Rackspace for $4.3 Billion

NEWS | Corporate | Private Equity | Mergers & Acquisitions | Finance | Tax | Investment Management | Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation | Litigation | IP Transactions | Real Estate | Environmental

Paul, Weiss represented funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC in the recently completed acquisition of Rackspace, a leading cloud management company, for $32 per share in cash.» more

WME IMG to Acquire UFC

NEWS | Mergers & Acquisitions | Media, Sports & Entertainment | Entertainment | Private Equity | Corporate | Tax | Litigation | Real Estate | Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation | Environmental

Paul, Weiss is representing WME IMG in its agreement to acquire Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the world's premier professional mixed martial arts organization. WME IMG will also serve as UFC's operating…» more

M&A at a Glance, February 2017

M&A activity showed mixed results in January 2017, with the global market generally down and the U.S. market generally up.


Hear from the Women of Paul, Weiss

VIDEO | Corporate | Litigation

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. 


Q&A With Our Chair, Brad Karp

VIDEO | Brad S. Karp | Corporate | Litigation | Bankruptcy & Corporate Reorganization | Real Estate | Tax | Personal Representation | Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation | Entertainment

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.


Women at Paul, Weiss

Nearly half of our lawyers are women and, since 1996, more than 30% of our partner promotions have been women (50% in the Litigation Department). Women comprise nearly 25% of the firm's partnership and women are in numerous leadership positions around the firm.

"I am a mother to two young children and was elected to partnership while on an alternative work schedule. But it doesn't have to be about raising children. It's a personal decision, and Paul, Weiss recognizes this. Each alternative schedule is as unique as the participating attorney. Paul, Weiss supports its attorneys in their endeavor for excellence in their professional lives and for fulfillment in their personal lives."

Liza Velazquez, Partner, Litigation


Robert Atkins Is American Lawyer’s Litigator of the Week

AWARD | Litigation | Antitrust | Robert A. Atkins | Jacqueline P. Rubin | William B. Michael

Litigation partner Robert Atkins was named "Litigator of the Week" by The Am Law Litigation Daily following a landmark antitrust appellate ruling for Paul, Weiss client Becton Dickinson & Co. 


Paul, Weiss and Jeanette Chan Honored With Asia Women in Business Law Awards

AWARD | Asia | Corporate | Mergers & Acquisitions | Private Equity | Communications & Technology | Jeanette K. Chan

Paul, Weiss and Jeanette Chan, managing partner of the China practice, have been recognized with Asia Women in Business Law Awards by the Euromoney Legal Media Group. 


Ted Wells Receives Charles Hamilton Houston Medal of Freedom from Harvard Law School

AWARD | Litigation | Theodore V. Wells Jr.

Ted Wells has been honored by Harvard Law School with its highest honor, the Charles Hamilton Houston Medal of Freedom.


Explore the Paul, Weiss Corporate Department

VIDEO | Corporate

In this video, Paul, Weiss partners and associates describe the work and culture of the corporate department, and focus on the education and experience new associates can expect.

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