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A Culture of Inclusion

Inclusion is not a department or an initiative, it is an integral part of our culture. We recognize that different perspectives enrich our institution and help us solve problems more effectively.

From left: Firm Chairman Brad Karp, litigation partner and former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson, and litigation partner and The American Lawyer’s 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award winner Ted Wells.

Paul, Weiss is privileged to handle the most important legal issues of our times. Our success is directly attributable to the unique skills, talents and viewpoints contributed by lawyers from a variety of backgrounds and beliefs.

Brad Karp, firm chairman

At the Forefront of Cultural Progress

Paul, Weiss has a century-old tradition of breaking down walls and shattering barriers. Individuality and diversity of ideas, backgrounds and perspectives are valued here. Our firm’s commitment to cultural progress can be seen throughout our history. Our work has contributed to groundbreaking societal change, from assisting Thurgood Marshall in Brown v. Board of Education, to a landmark U.S. Supreme Court victory for Edith Windsor and marriage equality.

A firm’s culture greatly influences the experience of every attorney. We are proud of the collaboration, cooperation and innovation that takes place at Paul, Weiss every day. We intend to provide all of our attorneys with the necessary tools to build stellar, rewarding careers in an inclusive environment. Our diversity, equity and inclusion strategy is implemented by our Chief Inclusion Officer.


Why Paul, Weiss is a leader in diversity, equity and inclusion:


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Read the Summer 2023 Inclusion Newsletter


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