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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.
Litigation partner Jeh Johnson was elected to the Columbia University Board of Trustees. The board has 24 members and is responsible for selecting the University president, overseeing all faculty and senior administrative appointments, monitoring the budget, supervising the endowment, and protecting University property. Secretary Johnson was elected alongside two other distinguished alumni of Columbia College or one of the graduate schools. The three newly elected trustees “have achieved great professional success while demonstrating a profound commitment to some of the most important issues facing society, including economic and racial inequality, education, and sustainability,” Columbia University President Lee Bollinger said in a statement.