In the face of turmoil and uncertainty, the world's major financial institutions continue to choose our team to help them manage their business, litigation and reputational risks and thrive in the new economic and regulatory climate. To our clients we are much more than litigators - we are business partners who have a stake in their success.


Paul, Weiss's Financial Institutions Practice Group has been regularly commended for its work. Awards and acknowledgements have included:

  • The American Lawyer 
    • "Litigation Department of the Year" - finalist (with specific mention of our expertise in the financial sector) (2016, 2010), honarable mention (2012) and winner (2006)
    • "Securities Litigation Department of the Year" - winner (2014)
  • Chambers USA
    • Ranked Band 2 - "(Nationwide) Financial Services Regulation: Banking (Enforcement & Investigations)" (2014-2016)
    • One recognized practitioner - "(Nationwide) Financial Services Regulation: Banking (Enforcement & Investigations)" (2014-2016)
  • The Legal 500 US
    • Tier 1 firm - "Financial Services: Litigation" (2016)
    • One leading lawyer and six recommended practitioners - "Financial Services: Litigation" (2016)
  • U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" 2016
    • Tier 1 firm - "(National and NYC) Litigation - Banking & Finance" (2011-2016)
    • Two lawyers listed for "(NYC) Litigation - Banking & Finance" (2014-2016)
    • Paul, Weiss lawyers have been named "Lawyer of the Year" for "(NYC) Bet-the-Company Litigation" for three consecutive years (2013-2015).

Events & Publications

The CFPB Issues Guidance on Effective Compliance Oversight Over Sales and Other Incentives

Dec 01, 2016  |  Publication

Michael Gertzman and Roberto Gonzalez Address NY DFS's New Sanctions/Anti-Money Laundering Rule

Nov 01, 2016  |  Event

Litigation Partners Co-Author Article on the D.C. Circuit’s Decision on CFPB’s Constitutionality

Oct 31, 2016  |  Publication

Roberto Gonzalez to Lead Regulators Discussion at C5’s Economic Sanctions and Financial Crime Forum in London

Nov 15, 2016  |  Event

Richard Tarlowe Presents Cyber Theft Case Study at ABA Business Law Section’s Annual Meeting

Sep 08, 2016  |  Event

Treasury and Federal Banking Agencies Clarify BSA/AML and Sanctions Enforcement Standards for Foreign Correspondent Banking Relationships

Sep 01, 2016  |  Publication

Roberto Gonzalez Quoted in Law360 Article on CFPB Arbitration Rule

Aug 19, 2016  |  Publication

Litigation Partners Author Article on New York’s New AML and Sanctions Requirements

Jul 10, 2016  |  Publication

A Guide to the Supreme Court’s Notable Decisions this Term—and Cases to Watch Next Term

Jun 28, 2016  |  Publication

Taking Stock of CFPB’s Frenzied Agenda

Jun 06, 2016  |  Publication

CFPB Proposes to Ban Arbitration Clauses That Prevent Class-Action Litigation

Jun 01, 2016  |  Video

United States Recommends That the Supreme Court Deny Review in Midland Funding v. Madden

May 26, 2016  |  Publication

Litigation Partners Contribute Article on CFPB Arbitration Proposal to Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation

May 24, 2016  |  Publication

FinCEN Issues Sweeping New Requirements on Collection of Beneficial Ownership Information and Customer Due Diligence

May 10, 2016  |  Publication

CFPB Proposes a Ban on Arbitration Clauses That Prevent Class Action Litigation

May 09, 2016  |  Publication

Resistance Is Not Always Futile: The D.C. District Court Deals FSOC a Significant Blow by Rescinding MetLife’s Designation

Apr 11, 2016  |  Publication

The CFPB Enters the Cybersecurity Arena with Its First Enforcement Action

Mar 04, 2016  |  Publication

Roberto Gonzalez to Speak on "Effective Strategies with State and Federal Officials" at HNBA Conference

Mar 17, 2016  |  Event

Roberto Gonzalez and Jessica Carey Co-Author Article on AML Enforcement in The National Law Journal

Feb 22, 2016  |  Publication

Understanding the Changes to the Iran Sanctions Regime: OFAC Issues Guidance, General Licenses on JCPOA Implementation Day

Jan 20, 2016  |  Publication

Elizabeth Sacksteder Speaks at Directors Roundtable Event

Jan 06, 2016  |  Event

Awards & Recognition

Richard Rosen and Udi Grofman Selected for Distinguished Legal Writing Award

Apr 05, 2016  |  Award

Sal Gogliormella and Roberto Gonzalez Named Rising Stars by Law360

Mar 31, 2016  |  Award

Roberto Gonzalez Named to Hispanic Bar Association’s “Top Lawyers Under 40”

Feb 04, 2016  |  Award

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