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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 partners Ted Wells, Dan Toal and Justin Anderson were named “Litigators of the Week” by The American Lawyer. The trio led the Paul, Weiss team that prevailed on behalf of Exxon Mobil Corporation in a landmark $1.6 billion climate-change lawsuit brought by the N.Y. Attorney General’s office in what is believed to be the first such case to be tried to verdict. Litigation associate Nora Ahmed’s contributions to the December 10 trial win were also highlighted. “There’s no playbook or conventional wisdom out there for how to defend a case like this,” Dan noted in a Q&A with The American Lawyer. “We were really writing on a blank slate.”
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