Paul, Weiss Adds Prominent Litigation Partner
July 28, 2014 read the press release
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP announced today that Elizabeth M. Sacksteder has joined the firm as a partner in its litigation department, resident in New York, where she will focus on complex litigation and regulatory matters.
"We are delighted to welcome Liz to our firm," said Paul, Weiss chair Brad S. Karp. "She and I have had the privilege of working together on a variety of high-profile litigation and regulatory matters over the past five years, and I know clients will benefit from Liz's talent, experience and judgment."
"I am thrilled to be joining Paul, Weiss and the firm's preeminent litigation department," said Ms. Sacksteder. "I look forward to practicing with this outstanding group of attorneys, many of whom I have had the pleasure of working with while at Citigroup."
Ms. Sacksteder is the former Deputy General Counsel and Global Head of Litigation and Regulatory Investigations at Citigroup Inc., where she managed a 250-person worldwide litigation and investigative team and advised Citigroup and its Board on every aspect of their litigation and regulatory exposures. During her tenure at Citigroup, Ms. Sacksteder supervised multibillion-dollar litigations and high-stakes regulatory and criminal investigations, many involving multiple jurisdictions.
Ms. Sacksteder is a recipient of the Arthur Liman Public Interest Award from the Legal Action Center (2012) and the Human Relations Award from the New York Lawyers Division of the Anti-Defamation League (2013). Ms. Sacksteder serves as a Member of the Board of the Legal Action Center (2013 - present).
Ms. Sacksteder received her J.D. from Yale Law School, where she served as Coordination Articles Editor of the Yale Law Journal, and her A.B. from Princeton University, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa.