Paul, Weiss Adds Four Prominent Antitrust Lawyers

Charles F. (Rick) Rule, Jonathan S. Kanter, Joseph J. Bial and Andrew J. Forman have joined the firm as partners in its Antitrust Group, resident in Washington, D.C.

They will focus on providing antitrust advice in connection with major mergers and acquisitions, as well as handling significant antitrust litigation, including cartel defense and other substantial matters for leading U.S. and global business organizations.
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Outerwall to Be Acquired by Funds Affiliated With Apollo

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

As reported by The New York TimesThe Wall Street Journal and other media outlets, Outerwall Inc, a leading provider of kiosk services such as Redbox entertainment, Coinstar money services and…» more

WME IMG to Acquire UFC

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

As reported by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and other media outlets, Paul, Weiss client WME IMG announced that it has agreed to acquire Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the world's premier…» more

Brexit: What Comes Next? What Are the Potential Consequences?

PUBLICATION | Europe | Litigation | Securities Litigation | Capital Markets & Securities | Corporate | Investment Management | Mergers & Acquisitions | Mark S. Bergman | Brad S. Karp | David K. Lakhdhir | John J. Satory | Lyudmila Y. Bondarenko | Eyal Peled | Imran Sharih

On June 23, 2016 voters in the United Kingdom were asked in a referendum whether the UK should remain a member of the European Union or leave the EU.  By a vote of 51.9% to 48.1%, the voters opted to leave.» more

Paul, Weiss Ranked #1 in Private Equity by MergerMarket

AWARD | Private Equity Transactions | Corporate

As reported by MergerMarket in its quarterly league tables, Paul, Weiss ranked first in both global and U.S. private equity buyouts by deal value in the second quarter of 2016.» more

Brexit: Disclosure Implications for SEC Reporting Companies

PUBLICATION | Europe | Litigation | Securities Litigation | M&A Litigation | Capital Markets & Securities | Corporate | Corporate Governance | Investment Management | Mergers & Acquisitions | Mark S. Bergman | John C. Kennedy | David K. Lakhdhir | John J. Satory

In the short period since the June 23 UK referendum on whether to remain in, or leave, the European Union, the United Kingdom has faced a remarkable range of political, monetary, economic  and even…» more

Time Warner Cable Completes Merger With Charter Communications

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

As reported in the Wall Street JournalThe New York TimesReutersBloomberg and other media outlets, Charter Communications, Inc. announced that it has closed its previously announced…» more

A Supreme Court Victory for Racial Diversity in College Admissions

NEWS | Pro Bono | Litigation | Theodore V. Wells Jr. | Jaren Janghorbani | Jennifer H. Wu | Sidney S. Rosdeitcher | Yahonnes Cleary | Luke B. Murumba | Kaveri Vaid

In a historic decision, Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, the Supreme Court upheld the use of race as one factor among many that may be taken into account by the University of Texas in its…» more

Richard Rosen and Jessica Carey Co-Author Article on PSLRA’s Safe Harbor in Insights

PUBLICATION | Litigation | Securities Litigation | Richard A. Rosen | Jessica S. Carey

Litigation partners Richard A. Rosen and Jessica S. Carey co-authored an article in the May issue of Insights. The article, titled "The Safe Harbor for Forward-Looking Statements after Twenty Years,"…» more

Temasek Acquires Shares in Alibaba Group

NEWS | Asia | Corporate | Communications & Technology | Mergers & Acquisitions | Capital Markets & Securities

As reported in Reuters and other media outlets, Paul, Weiss client Temasek Holdings Limited, Singapore's state-owned investment firm, acquired $500 million of ADRs in Alibaba Group Holdings Limited from…» more

M&A at a Glance, August 2016

M&A activity declined by most measures in July 2016. In this video, corporate partner Ariel Deckelbaum discusses the latest changes in U.S., global and sponsor-related M&A activity.

Cybersecurity Update: Heightened Concerns, Legal and Regulatory Framework, Enforcement Priorities, and Key Steps to Limit Legal and Business Risks


Recently reported cyber incidents have impacted millions of people and exposed the increased and continuing risks for businesses and government agencies.


Paul, Weiss Adds Two Leading Corporate Partners in Hong Kong and Beijing, Names Jeanette Chan as Managing Partner, China

PUBLICATION | Corporate | Asia | Mergers & Acquisitions | Private Equity Transactions | Communications & Technology | Jeanette K. Chan | Judie Ng Shortell | Betty Yap

Betty Yap and Judie Ng Shortell have joined Paul, Weiss as partners in the corporate department, resident in Hong Kong and Beijing, respectively. Corporate partner Jeanette Chan has been appointed Managing Partner of the China practice.


Women, Law and Leadership: Paul, Weiss and the Women in Law Empowerment Forum

VIDEO | Corporate | Litigation | Valerie E. Radwaner

Paul, Weiss was awarded Gold Standard Certification by the Women in Law Empowerment Forum in 2015 for its representation of women in leadership. In this video, Paul, Weiss Deputy Chair Valerie Radwaner and WILEF Global Chair Elizabeth Anne "Betiayn" Tursi discuss the significance of this honor.


Ted Wells Profiled in Law360 as 2015 Trial Ace

AWARD | Litigation | White Collar & Regulatory Defense | Internal Investigations | Theodore V. Wells Jr.

Litigation partner Ted Wells has been featured in a "Trial Aces" profile in Law360. The winners of Law360's inaugural listing of top litigators were selected based on the number of high-stakes trials they have worked on, the role they played at those trials and their outcomes.


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


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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