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With plaintiffs targeting employee benefit plans at an accelerating speed, Paul, Weiss has built an exceptional practice defending plan sponsors, fiduciaries and service providers in the technically demanding, high-stakes arena of ERISA, pension- and employee benefits-related class actions and related litigation. We are also among the preeminent firms nationally in handling the securities litigation that frequently accompanies ERISA disputes.


Our Litigation Department has earned a reputation for unparalleled excellence. Recent acknowledgments have included:

  • Chambers USA 2021
    • One Top-ranked Practitioner - ERISA Litigation (Nationwide)
  • The Legal 500 US 2021
    • Tier 3 Firm - ERISA Litigation
    • One Recommended Practitioner - ERISA Litigation
  • Benchmark Litigation 2020 distinguished Paul, Weiss litigation partners as follows: 
    • One Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America
    • Twenty seven Litigation Stars across eight practice areas
    • Five Local Litigation Stars (DC)
    • Twenty two Local Litigation Stars (NY)
    • Eight Future Stars
  • U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" 2021
    • "Best Law Firms"
      • Leading Firm - Litigation - ERISA (National & NYC)
      • Leading Firm - Litigation - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law (National & NY)
    • The Best Lawyers in America
      • One lawyer listed for Litigation - ERISA (NYC)
      • Three lawyers listed for Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law (NY)

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