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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 delivered the commencement speech at St. John’s Law School on June 2. Secretary Johnson, who received his tenth honorary degree at the commencement, discussed the current political turmoil surrounding the Trump administration, offered guidance on what those in the legal profession can do, implored the graduating class to rededicate themselves to the values of truth, honor, respect and open-mindedness, and urged them to spend some or all of their legal career in public service.