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Former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson Rejoins Paul, Weiss

Former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson has rejoined Paul, Weiss as a partner in its Litigation Department. He will be advising clients on crisis management, government and internal investigations, high-stakes litigation and regulatory matters, and legal aspects of cybersecurity and other security matters.

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Increased Scrutiny for Technology Companies

Recent government reports and statements from politicians signal a shift toward increased scrutiny of large technology companies for potential monopolization violations.

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AXA Equitable Achieves Second Circuit Affirmance of Dismissal of Captive Reinsurance Claims

Eight days after oral argument, a three-judge panel of the Second Circuit issued a summary order affirming dismissals of all claims against Paul, Weiss client AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company in two cases before Southern District of New York Judges Jesse Furman and Richard Sullivan. 

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Alere and Abbott Amend Terms of Merger Agreement

As widely reported in the financial press, Paul, Weiss client Alere, Inc. settled its hard-fought merger battle with Abbott Labs.

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Pro Bono Client Achieves Asylum Victory

Paul, Weiss obtained asylum for our pro bono client, a 42-year-old Russian woman seeking legal status primarily on the basis of discrimination on account of her sexual orientation.

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Delaware Supreme Court Affirms $7.1 Million Sanctions Award in Favor of Elizabeth Elting

The Delaware Supreme Court upheld the court-ordered sale of TransPerfect Global, Inc. and unanimously affirmed the $7.1 million sanctions award in favor of Paul, Weiss client Elizabeth Elting.

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iStar Wins Appeal in Class Action Derivative Suit

Paul, Weiss obtained an appellate victory on behalf of senior management of real estate investment trust iStar Inc. when Maryland's highest court upheld the intermediate court's dismissal of a putative derivative and class action.

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Paul, Weiss Adds Nationally Prominent Intellectual Property Lawyer

Steven Baughman has joined the firm as a partner in its litigation department, resident in Washington, D.C. Mr. Baughman's practice will focus on patent and trade secret disputes, as well as trademark, copyright and other complex commercial matters.

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Robert Atkins Is American Lawyer’s Litigator of the Week

Litigation partner Robert Atkins was named "Litigator of the Week" by The Am Law Litigation Daily following a landmark antitrust appellate ruling for Paul, Weiss client Becton Dickinson & Co. 

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