skip to main content

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.

Client News

Credit Suisse Publishes Independent Review of Archegos Losses

As reported by the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Bloomberg, Reuters, Fortune, CNN 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

Firm News

Former Delaware Chancellor Andre G. Bouchard Joins Paul, Weiss

Former Chancellor Andre Bouchard has joined Paul, Weiss as a partner in the Litigation Department, resident in Wilmington, Delaware.

» more

Client News

SIFMA Wins SEC Order in High-Stakes Liability Dispute With National Securities Exchanges

Representing the U.S. broker-dealer industry and its industry organization Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), Paul, Weiss secured a favorable order by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a high-stakes liability dispute with the national securities exchanges.

» more

Firm News

Paul, Weiss Among 49 Firms to Sign Letter Denouncing ICA Litigation Against SPACs

Paul, Weiss has joined 48 other leading law firms in denouncing the assertion by former SEC commissioner and current NYU Law professor Robert Jackson and Yale Law School professor John Morley that special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) are in fact investment companies and can be sued as such under the Investment Company Act of 1940.

» more

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

Client News

FIFA Wins Dismissal of Lawsuit by Nigerian Football Coach

Paul, Weiss secured the dismissal of a lawsuit against Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) brought in the Southern District of New York by Samson Siasia, a Nigerian football (soccer) coach residing in Atlanta, Georgia.

» more

Firm News

Leading Litigator Joshua Hill Joins Paul, Weiss

Joshua Hill, Jr., a former federal prosecutor, has joined the firm as a partner in the Litigation Department, resident in San Francisco and New York.

» more

Client News

Symbiont Wins Victory and $70 Million Damages Award in Delaware Chancery Court

Paul, Weiss secured a resounding victory for Symbiont.io, Inc. in its lawsuit against Ipreo Holdings, LLC, IHS Markit Ltd. and certain of their affiliates in the Delaware Court of Chancery.

» more

Client News

Uber Wins Victory in Appeal Brought by Boston Taxi Conglomerate

Paul, Weiss obtained a victory in the First Circuit on behalf of Uber, successfully defending the Massachusetts district court’s ruling in the largest case Uber ever tried to judgment.

» more

Client News

Kraft Heinz Savings Plan Trustees and Company Officers Win Motion to Dismiss ERISA Class Action

Paul, Weiss achieved a significant victory for certain current and former trustees of The Kraft Heinz Company’s savings plan and Kraft Heinz officers.

» more

Client News

Paul, Weiss Wins Verdict and Counterclaim Award for Bloomberg LP in Multimillion-Dollar Broadcast Licensing Dispute

Paul, Weiss secured a resounding trial victory for our client Bloomberg L.P., ending a high-stakes international broadcast licensing dispute.

» more

Publications

What SPAC Sponsors, Directors and Officers Can Do to Mitigate Their Litigation Exposure

The explosive growth in Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) is starting to generate significant amounts of litigation. In this alert, we survey notable SPAC litigation trends and recommend what SPAC sponsors, directors and officers can do preemptively to minimize litigation exposure.

» more

Client News

Glencore Wins Appellate Victory in Multi-Billion-Dollar Lawsuit

Paul, Weiss achieved a major victory for commodities trading company Glencore when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a multi-billion-dollar lawsuit against Glencore and a host of other oil traders for allegedly conspiring to bribe Venezuelan officials and rig bids for contracts with Venezuela’s national oil company, PDVSA.

» more

Client News

Morgan Stanley Wins Dismissal of Class Action Concerning U.S. Treasury Securities Trading

Paul, Weiss achieved a major victory for Morgan Stanley when District Judge Paul G. Gardephe of the Southern District of New York dismissed a class action against several financial institutions that participate in the auction and trading of securities issued by the U.S. Treasury.

» more

Client News

ExxonMobil Prevails in Landmark $1.6 Billion Trial Over Climate Change Disclosures

Paul, Weiss won a complete defense victory for ExxonMobil in the first climate-change case to be tried to a verdict.

» more

© 2021 Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Privacy Policy