Marrying elite trial and transactional capabilities with deep local knowledge and experience in California, our San Francisco-based team represents some of the region’s most innovative companies and their investors on their most threatening litigations and important business transactions.
Our newest location brings Paul, Weiss’s nationally preeminent litigation and transactional services to the Bay Area, offering a team with deep familiarity with Northern California’s business culture and investment community, and experience before key courts and regulatory agencies. The location also serves as a platform for delivering Paul, Weiss’s full suite of capabilities.
The office features San Francisco’s leading trial team, including a former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California, and top-flight private equity transactional lawyers who have deep relationships in the Northern California market. Our San Francisco team is supported by partners based in New York and Washington who regularly represent significant West Coast companies on a full range of litigation, transactional and restructuring matters.
- Melinda Haag
- Walter Brown
- Randy Luskey
- Meredith R. Dearborn
- Jeremy M. Veit
- Austin S. Pollet
- Joshua Hill Jr.
- Securities Litigation
- Private Equity
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- White Collar & Regulatory Defense
- False Claims Act & Qui Tam
- Internal Investigations
- Karen L. Dunn
- William A. Isaacson
On the first anniversary of our launch in San Francisco in January 2021, our new office has already made a splash in the legal market, securing high-impact litigation wins, inking transformational private equity deals, and winning numerous recognitions.
NEWS & INSIGHTS
Litigation partner Randy Luskey, associate Rosie Vail and Sustainability & ESG Advisory Practice Director Madhuri Pavamani discuss major upcoming changes to California’s regulatory landscape in an article published in The Recorder.
Corporate partner Austin Pollet discussed current legal recruitment and industry trends in private equity M&A with Chambers Associate.
Paul, Weiss was named a Benchmark Litigation West Coast Award 2022 winner in the White Collar Crime/Investigations practice area.
Litigation partner Walt Brown was featured on Hsu Untied, an award-winning podcast for entrepreneurs, lawyers, venture capitalists, best-selling authors, athletes, TED speakers and other guests.
Litigation partners Walt Brown and Karen Dunn will participate in Sandpiper Partners LLC’s 14th Annual California Legal Market Conference 2022.
Litigation partner Meredith Dearborn was recognized in Bloomberg Law’s latest “They’ve Got Next” series, which highlights the work of five rising stars in the world of antitrust.
Litigation partner Walt Brown was recognized as a “Top White Collar Lawyer” by the Daily Journal.
Litigation partner Randy Luskey was recognized as a “Top Trade Secrets Lawyer” by the Daily Journal.
Litigation partner Melinda Haag was recognized as a “Top 100” lawyer by the Daily Journal.
Paul, Weiss advised Neustar in its $3.1 billion sale to TransUnion by a private investment group led by Golden Gate Capital and with minority participation by Singapore-based investment firm GIC.
A recent article in ALM’s The Recorder discusses Paul, Weiss’s intentional, incremental growth strategy for the San Francisco office, as well as its success in the tech and private equity industries.
Litigation partner Meredith Dearborn was recognized as a “Top 40 Under 40” lawyer by the Daily Journal.
Litigation partners Walter Brown and Melinda Haag were recognized among the inaugural “West Trailblazers” by The American Lawyer.
Litigation partner Meredith Dearborn was honored with a Law360 2021 Rising Stars Award in the Technology category.
Litigation partner Walt Brown was recognized as a 2021 “White Collar Litigator of the Year” by Benchmark Litigation as part of its annual U.S. awards program.