- Learn More
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.
Ted Wells has been honored by Harvard Law School with its highest honor, the Charles Hamilton Houston Medal of Freedom. The award, which Harvard bestows on individuals who have worked to uphold the legal system's commitment to freedom, justice and equality, features an image of Charles Hamilton Houston, a prominent African-American lawyer and NAACP Litigation Director who was instrumental in dismantling Jim Crow laws. At the September 16 awards ceremony, part of Harvard Law School's Celebration of Black Alumni event, Ted gave a keynote address on the evolving roles of black lawyers.