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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.
November 24, 2020
Litigation partner Ted Wells was profiled in The American Lawyer as one of the publication’s 2020 “Lifetime Achievers.” In the article, "The Essence of a Litigator," the magazine noted Ted’s stature as one of his generation’s foremost trial lawyers; his decades-long work with the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund; and his mentorship of generations of lawyers. “We have a responsibility to each other to guide each other,” Wells says. “The legal profession is not the most welcoming profession when it comes to issues of diversity and mentorship. The only thing I ask of my many mentees is that they reach back and mentor others."
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