Paul, Weiss established its headquarters in New York City in 1875. Today, the office, home to nearly 800 lawyers, is located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. Longtime clients include many of the city’s iconic companies and financial institutions.
All of the firm’s practice specialties are well-represented in New York. The office is home to many members of Paul, Weiss’s renowned Litigation Department, including some of the country’s elite trial lawyers, as well as of the firm’s market-leading mergers and acquisitions, private equity, white collar and regulatory, and bankruptcy and restructuring departments. The New York office plays a linchpin role in many cross-border matters; New York-based attorneys work in tandem with colleagues based in Toronto, Washington, D.C., Wilmington, Europe and Asia on multi-jurisdictional transactions, regulatory challenges and complex litigation.
Throughout its history, Paul, Weiss has played an active and leading role in the civic and business life of New York City. New York-based members of our corporate and litigation practices have served as counsel to a number of the city’s most prominent corporations and public institutions. Many of our New York lawyers have forged careers that meld public service and private practice. In addition to these high-profile matters, Paul, Weiss has maintained an unwavering commitment to pro bono work, which has manifested itself in a broad range of projects to help New Yorkers in need.