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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 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

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.

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Client News

Chancery Judge Rules Boston Scientific Must Complete Channel Medsystems Deal

Paul, Weiss won a major trial victory for client Channel Medsystems in the first case since the Delaware Supreme Court’s landmark 2018 decision in Fresenius v. Akorn to evaluate whether a merger party was justified in terminating a merger agreement on Material Adverse Event (MAE) grounds.

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Awards & Recognition

Paul, Weiss Named NYLJ’s 2019 Class Action Litigation Department of the Year

Paul, Weiss has been named Specialty Litigation Department of the Year in the “Class Action” category of the New York Law Journal’s 2019 Professional Excellence Awards.

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Awards & Recognition

The American Lawyer Names Andrew Gordon and Jaren Janghorbani “Litigators of the Week”

Litigation partners Andrew Gordon and Jaren Janghorbani were named “Litigators of the Week” by The American Lawyer in recognition of their trial victory for Channel Medsystems in a high-stakes merger litigation in Delaware.

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Firm News

Jeannie Rhee Joins Paul, Weiss From the Mueller Special Counsel's Office

Jeannie Rhee, a former U.S. Deputy Assistant Attorney General, is joining the firm as a partner in the Litigation Department.

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Awards & Recognition

The American Lawyer Names Ted Wells, Dan Toal and Justin Anderson “Litigators of the Week”

Litigation partners Ted Wells, Dan Toal and Justin Anderson were named “Litigators of the Week” by The American Lawyer

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Client News

In Landmark Victory, Delaware Supreme Court Affirms that Fresenius Can Terminate Akorn Deal

Paul, Weiss secured a landmark victory for German healthcare group Fresenius SE & Co. when the Delaware Supreme Court affirmed that Fresenius was justified in canceling its $4.8 billion agreement to acquire Illinois-based Akorn, Inc.

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Firm News

Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch Joins Paul, Weiss

Loretta Lynch, the Attorney General of the United States from 2015 to 2017, has joined the firm as a partner in the Litigation Department.

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Client News

Paul, Weiss Wins $1 Billion Judgment for Citi in Parmalat Litigation

Eleven years after Paul, Weiss litigation partners Ted Wells and Jack Baughman won a trial verdict for client Citigroup Inc. in New Jersey, Italy’s Supreme Court ruled on April 16 that the 2008 court award against failed Italian dairy giant Parmalat SpA is final and enforceable in Italy.

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Publications

Paul, Weiss’s Supreme Court & Appellate Practice Featured in The American Lawyer

The American Lawyer featured Paul, Weiss’s new Supreme Court & Appellate Practice in an April 30 article.

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