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 Discusses San Francisco Office, White Collar Growth in Recorder Q+A
Litigation partner Melinda Haag was featured in a wide-ranging Q+A interview in The Recorder, in which she discussed the growth of Paul, Weiss’s San Francisco office over the past two years.» more
NEWS & INSIGHTS
Golden Gate Private Equity Wins Major Victory in Dispute Stemming From Bronx Real Estate Deal
Representing Golden Gate Private Equity, Inc., in New York state court, Paul, Weiss secured the complete dismissal, with prejudice, of a contract and fraud lawsuit concerning a Bronx real estate transaction.
Randy Luskey to Discuss Silicon Valley Enforcement and Prosecution Trends at Securities Enforcement Forum
Litigation partner Randy Luskey will be a panelist at a session, “Silicon Valley Spotlight – Regulation, Enforcement and Prosecution Trends,” as part of the 2023 Securities Enforcement West Forum.
Walt Brown, Melinda Haag, Josh Hill and JiLon Li Publish Article on White Collar Enforcement Policy in The Recorder
Litigation partners Walt Brown, Melinda Haag and Josh Hill and associate JiLon Li co-wrote an article in The Recorder on the DOJ’s enforcement priorities under the Biden administration.
Walt Brown Elected President of Association of Business Trial Lawyers Northern California Chapter
Litigation partner Walt Brown was elected 2023 president of the Northern California chapter of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers (ABTL).
Golden Gate Capital Invests in Parallel Advisors
Paul, Weiss is advising leading private equity firm Golden Gate Capital in its strategic investment in Parallel Advisors, LLC, a registered, independent wealth management firm, as part of Parallel’s recapitalization.
Melinda Haag and Josh Hill Named Among the Daily Journal’s 2022 “Top White Collar Lawyers”
Litigation partners Melinda Haag and Josh Hill were recognized as 2022 “Top White Collar Lawyers” by the California-based Daily Journal.
Meredith Dearborn Named a 2022 “Top Antitrust Lawyer” by the Daily Journal
Litigation partner Meredith Dearborn was recognized as a 2022 “Top Antitrust Lawyer” by the Daily Journal.
Randy Luskey Named a 2022 “Top Health Care Lawyer” by the Daily Journal
Litigation partner Randy Luskey was recognized as a 2022 “Top Health Care Lawyer” by the Daily Journal, which annually highlights the California-based attorneys leading in the most noteworthy health care matters ranging from litigation to transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and counseling.
Jeremy Veit and Austin Pollet Discuss Opportunities for Private Equity General Counsel in Challenging Market in The Recorder
Corporate partners Jeremy Veit and Austin Pollet wrote an article published in The Recorder on the important role general counsel at private equity firms can play in navigating the current deal market and identifying opportunities to create value.
Randy Luskey Named a 2022 “Top Trade Secrets Lawyer” by The Daily Journal
Litigation partner Randy Luskey was recognized as a 2022 “Top Trade Secrets Lawyer” by The Daily Journal, which annually selects the best California-based attorneys handling matters related to the misappropriation of trade secrets.
San Francisco Office Is “Highly Recommended” in Benchmark Litigation’s State Firm Rankings
The Paul, Weiss San Francisco office was recognized for the first time in Benchmark Litigation’s top category for state firm rankings as “California: Highly Recommended.” Benchmark Litigation recognizes the leading U.S. trial attorneys and firms at the local and national levels.
Austin Pollet Recognized Among The Recorder’s “Lawyers on the Fast Track”
Corporate partner Austin Pollet was named to The Recorder’s “Lawyers on the Fast Track (Under 40)” list, as part of the publication’s California Legal Awards.
Melinda Haag and Taurie Zeitzer Named Lawdragon Legends
Litigation partner Melinda Haag and corporate partner Taurie Zeitzer were added to Lawdragon’s “Legends of 2023” list, which annually recognizes the top-tier lawyers who have been recognized 10 times or more as a Lawdragon “Top 500” lawyer.
Shopify Completes Acquisition of Deliverr for $2.1 Billion
Paul, Weiss advised Shopify Inc., a provider of essential internet infrastructure for commerce, in its $2.1 billion cash-and-stock acquisition of fulfillment technology provider Deliverr, Inc.