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The Paul, Weiss Litigation Department is led by a team of the country’s most accomplished trial lawyers. Our litigators in New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. handle the most complex and demanding lawsuits, class actions, government investigations, criminal prosecutions and restructurings. Our clients include Fortune 50 corporations and other prominent companies in the financial services, investment, medical device, pharmaceutical, sports, technology, energy, media and insurance industries. Every day, we are called on by chief executives, board chairs, general counsel, investors and entrepreneurs for our unmatched trial skills, sophisticated business judgment and renowned strategic advice.
Amazon Defeats D.C. Attorney General’s Attempt to Revive Antitrust Suit Over Pricing Policies
Following the dismissal of a major antitrust lawsuit by the D.C. Attorney General challenging Amazon’s pricing policies nationwide, Paul, Weiss won a further victory when the D.C. Superior Court denied the District’s motion for reconsideration and denied the District’s motion to further amend its complaint.» more
Awards & Recognition
Karen Dunn Named a 2023 “Leading Commercial Litigator” by the Daily Journal
Litigation partner Karen Dunn was recognized as a 2023 “Leading Commercial Litigator” by the Daily Journal.» more
Katherine Forrest, Nationally Preeminent Litigator and Former Federal District Judge, Joins Paul, Weiss
Katherine B. Forrest—a nationally preeminent litigator, former federal district judge for the Southern District of New York and former deputy assistant attorney general in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division—has joined Paul, Weiss as a partner in the firm’s Litigation Department.» more
Second Circuit Upholds $5.6 Billion Settlement Between Mastercard, Visa, Payment-Card-Issuing Banks and U.S. Merchant Class
Paul, Weiss won a major victory for Mastercard in an 18-year-long class action over the fees charged to retailers.» more
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
Paul, Weiss Recognized as 2022 “Trials Group of the Year” by Law360
Paul, Weiss was named a Law360 “Trials Group of the Year” for its many trial achievements in 2022.
Paul, Weiss Ranked by Global Investigations Review in 2022 “GIR 100”
Paul, Weiss was ranked for the fifth consecutive year by Global Investigations Review in its annual “GIR 100” list, which recognizes the world’s leading law firms for complex multijurisdictional corporate investigations.
Paul, Weiss Receives Five Shortlists in Benchmark Litigation’s 2023 U.S. Awards
Benchmark Litigation named Paul, Weiss a finalist five times across various categories in the 2023 Benchmark U.S. Awards.
Karen Dunn and Ted Wells Named to Benchmark Litigation’s “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” List
Litigation partners Karen Dunn and Ted Wells are featured on Benchmark Litigation’s 2023 “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” list, which recognizes the nation’s leading trial lawyers.
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.
Karen Dunn Named a 2022 Law360 “MVP” in Trials
Litigation partner Karen Dunn was recognized as a Law360 2022 “MVP” in the Trials category.
Jeannie Rhee Named a 2022 “South Trailblazer” by The American Lawyer
Litigation partner Jeannie Rhee was recognized as a 2022 “South Trailblazer” by The American Lawyer.
Ted Wells Ranked Number One New York Metro Lawyer by Super Lawyers Top 100
Litigation partner Ted Wells was ranked number one on the Super Lawyers 2022 New York Metro Top 100 list.
Eight Paul, Weiss Litigation Partners Recognized as 2022 Law360 MVPs
Law360 has recognized eight Paul, Weiss litigation partners as 2022 “MVPs.”
Paul, Weiss Named a 2022 “Litigation Department of the Year” Finalist by the National Law Journal
Paul, Weiss is shortlisted for the National Law Journal’s “Washington, D.C., Litigation Department of the Year” award in the General Litigation category.
Jaren Janghorbani Named a 2022 “Winning Litigators” Finalist by the National Law Journal
Litigation partner Jaren Janghorbani is shortlisted for the National Law Journal’s “Winning Litigators” award.
Brad Karp Named to City & State “Manhattan Power 100” List
Firm Chairman Brad Karp was named to City & State’s 2022 “Manhattan Power 100” list.
Ability to Take High-Stakes Cases to Trial Distinguishes Paul, Weiss in Delaware, Partners Tell Law360
Litigation partners Andrew Gordon, Jaren Janghorbani and Andy Bouchard spoke with Law360 in a feature on Paul, Weiss’s Delaware practice.
Four Paul, Weiss Partners Named to Benchmark Litigation’s “40 and Under Hot List”
Litigation partners Meredith Dearborn, Alexia Korberg, Jeffrey Recher and Brette Tannenbaum have been named to Benchmark Litigation’s 2022 “40 and Under Hot List.”
Paul, Weiss Named “Commercial Litigation Firm of the Year” by Chambers USA Awards
Paul, Weiss was recognized as the “Commercial Litigation Firm of the Year” in the Chambers USA Awards 2022.
Coinbase Wins Motion to Compel Arbitration, Staying Putative Class Action Over Stablecoin GYEN
Paul, Weiss achieved a victory for publicly traded cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase Global, Inc., when the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California granted Coinbase’s motion to compel arbitration and stay a putative class action concerning the stablecoin GYEN.» more
Credit Suisse Publishes Independent Review of Archegos Losses
As reported by the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal and many other media outlets, Credit Suisse published a 165-page independent investigative report by Paul, Weiss addressing the bank’s relationship with Archegos Capital Management, the family office of Sung Kook “Bill” Hwang, a former hedge fund manager.» more
Pfizer Wins Dismissal of Lawsuit Challenging Fellowship Program Promoting Diversity
Paul, Weiss secured the denial of a preliminary injunction motion and the dismissal of a lawsuit brought against Pfizer Inc. by healthcare professionals association Do No Harm over Pfizer’s Breakthrough Fellowship Program, which is designed to address gaps in recruiting, retaining and promoting diverse talent.» more
Paul, Weiss Expands Antitrust Practice with DOJ Federal Prosecutor
Eyitayo “Tee” St. Matthew-Daniel has joined the firm as a partner in New York and Washington D.C.» more
Nikola Wins Dismissal of Securities Class Action
Paul, Weiss won the dismissal of a high-stakes putative shareholder class action against electric vehicle manufacturer Nikola Corporation and certain of its current and former officers and directors.» more
Senior DOJ and National Security Official John P. Carlin Joins Paul, Weiss in Washington, D.C.
John P. Carlin has joined Paul, Weiss as co-head of the Cybersecurity & Data Protection practice and as a partner in the Litigation Department. He will be resident in Washington, D.C.» more
Paul, Weiss Wins Dismissal of Class Action Against Morgan Stanley Alleging Scheme to Reduce Competition in Treasury Securities Market
Paul, Weiss achieved a significant victory for Morgan Stanley by securing the dismissal of all claims in an antitrust class action.» more
IBM Wins Appeal Reviving Fraud Claim in $2.5 Billion Lawsuit
Paul, Weiss succeeded in persuading the New York Supreme Court’s Appellate Division, First Department, to unanimously reverse the dismissal of a fraud case brought by client IBM against semiconductor supplier GlobalFoundries.» more