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Insurance is one of the most complex, heavily regulated and litigation-intensive industries in the world. The industry’s extensive and ever-changing regulation requires sophisticated legal advice on contentious and non-contentious matters. With extensive experience in the industry, we are the ideal partner for our clients, helping them navigate myriad industry-specific legal issues, big and small. For decades, we’ve been the counsel of choice for leading insurance and reinsurance companies in a wide range of litigation, regulatory and transactional matters.


Our practice has been consistently recognized for its work. Select honors include:

  • Chambers USA (2014 – 2017)
    • Ranked Band 1 for:
      • Corporate Crime & Investigations (Nationwide)
      • Litigation: General Commercial: The Elite (NY)

“world-class litigators who see the big picture…”

“What stands out for me particularly is their approachability: they constantly inform you of what is going on and keep you fully advised. It's a really impressive team.”

“I have the highest praise for the entire team. Everything was first-rate and they are total professionals. They immersed themselves in the entire business.”

Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (NY)

“When it comes to what's really important, if you want the best and the brightest, the Paul, Weiss lawyers are the smartest, most thorough and most focused.”

  • The Legal 500 US (2014-2017)
    • Tier 1 firm — Financial Services: Litigation
    • In 2017, we had two Leading Lawyers and four recommended practitioners — Financial Services: Litigation
  • U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” 2016
    • “Best Law Firms”
      • “Law Firm of the Year” for Corporate Law (National)
      • Paul, Weiss earned 51 Tier 1 rankings across 21 practice areas in three jurisdictions
    • The Best Lawyers in America
      • 55 Paul, Weiss lawyers were listed in The Best Lawyers in America
      • Three lawyers were named “Lawyer of the Year” in New York City
  • Benchmark Litigation 2018
    • Paul, Weiss earned a “Highly Recommended” distinction as a Local Litigation Firm in New York City and Washington, D.C., garnering five Tier 1 nationwide practice rankings; and
    • Paul, Weiss litigation partners amassed a legion of venerable rankings across 12 practices and three jurisdictions, including:
      • 14 “Litigation Stars”
      • 48 “Local Litigation Stars”
      • Two “Top 100 Trial Lawyers”
      • One “Top 10 Women in Litigation”
      • Two “Top 250 Women in Litigation”
  • The American Lawyer
    • Paul, Weiss was named “Litigation Department of the Year” in 2006 and a finalist for the same biennial award in 2010 and 2016;
    • Paul, Weiss chairman, Brad Karp, was named “Litigator of the Year” in December 2017; and
    • Paul, Weiss litigation partners have been named “Litigator of the Week” by AmLaw’s Litigation Daily in numerous editions, including most recently in December 2017.

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