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Congressional Investigations

Because of their public and expansive nature, congressional investigations and oversight proceedings pose unique challenges and threats to a company’s business and brand. Paul, Weiss leverages the specialized skills and knowledge such matters require, fielding a team with significant hands-on experience to ensure that clients can safely navigate such inquiries.

Our Practice

Companies and individuals confronting congressional scrutiny face a raft of legal, reputational and collateral risks. Meanwhile, the intense publicity and politics inherent in such proceedings are outside the comfort zone and experience of most litigators. A strategic response requires the skills and judgment that can only be derived from direct experience of such investigations and how they unfold.

Our Team

Our team includes lawyers with substantial experience testifying before oversight bodies in their past roles within the Executive Branch, as well as lawyers with significant government and private practice experience defending significant congressional investigations.

Publications

Competing Congressional and Executive Branch Proposals to Revise Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act

Section 230 of the 1996 Communications Decency Act has long afforded online platforms with immunity from certain types of civil action concerning the content posted on these platforms by their users. 

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