The Paul, Weiss Alumni Network connects our current and former attorneys. Together, we extend and enhance a unique culture, celebrating our talents and accomplishments, generosity of spirit and strong voices for social justice.

Alumni Network

Once you have worked at Paul, Weiss, the firm’s Alumni Network travels with you wherever you go. Litigation Partner Liza Velazquez and Corporate Partner Jeff Marell (pictured), co-chairs of the firm’s Alumni Committee, encourage you to connect with fellow alumni and with the firm by attending events and sharing updates about your accomplishments.

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Publications

Celebrating A. Leon Higginbotham

In 1989, at an alumni weekend at Yale University, Judge A. Leon Higginbotham delivered a moving speech entitled “The Dream With Its Back Against the Wall.”

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At Paul, Weiss, Cole Porter Still Sings

In 1949, Cole Porter’s Kiss Me, Kate won the first-ever Tony Award for Best Musical. In March 2019, the latest Broadway revival opened at Studio 54, developed once again in close collaboration with Paul, Weiss.

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Alumni Portal Launch Supports Refugees Around the World

In November, the Paul, Weiss Alumni Network launched a new Alumni Portal to better connect the firm’s global alumni. With participation from former attorneys from as far back as the class of 1955, the Portal launch also gave the alumni community an opportunity to demonstrate one of the firm’s most important values: a dedication to giving back.

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Paul, Weiss in Beijing: A New Chapter

In August 2018, Paul, Weiss’s Beijing office moved to Fortune Financial Center, the second-tallest office tower in the metropolis. The firm’s relocation provided an opportunity to reflect on the office’s storied history and future plans.

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Paul, Weiss, Mandela: A Proud Collaboration

In 1993, as Nelson Mandela barnstormed through the United States to champion South Africa’s first post-apartheid, democratic elections, he turned to Paul, Weiss, and to partner Ted Sorensen, to organize the South Africa Free Election Fund (SAFE). With assistance from firm alumni like Loren Braithwaite Kabosha (PW 1990), Christian Merkling (PW 1990) and future Paul, Weiss partner Marco V. Masotti, this crucial voter education initiative would reach millions of first-time voters in one of the most important elections of the 20th century.

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Videos

Alumni Spotlight: Gwen Marcus (PW 1981)

Gwen reflects on her longtime drive to practice entertainment law and her personal and professional connections to Paul, Weiss.

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Seoul Alumni Dinner Celebrates Korea Connections

For decades, Paul, Weiss has cultivated vibrant relationships with a variety of Korean clients. A recent alumni dinner in Seoul celebrated the practice’s growth over the years and reunited alumni who have contributed to its success.

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Play Marks the Legacy of Pauli Murray (PW 1956)

A new production of a biographical play, To Buy the Sun: The Challenge of Pauli Murray, illuminates the struggles and accomplishments of an extraordinary woman. Paul, Weiss is proud to serve as a lead sponsor of the play’s 2018 tour.

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Videos

Paul, Weiss Alumnae Reception – The Importance of a Women’s Network

In this video, attendees discuss the value of having a women’s network and the women who have inspired them in their careers.

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