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The American Lawyer Names Paul, Weiss Securities Litigation Department of the Year and Roberta Kaplan Litigator of the Year

The American Lawyer announced that it has selected Paul, Weiss as the winner for Securities "Litigation Department of the Year" 2014, describing the securities litigation practice as "big, powerful and swaggering." The firm was recognized for its impressive representation on behalf of our clients Citigroup Inc., Bank of America and JPMorgan Chase & Co. for the period between August 2011 through July 2013. Firm chair Brad Karp is quoted as saying, "We have tremendous credibility with the plaintiff bar because they know we will try cases...we operate from a position of strength."

Litigation partner Roberta Kaplan was named "Litigator of the Year" 2014 in connection with the firm's successful representation of Edith Windsor in the landmark victory in the Supreme Court challenging the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).

Paul, Weiss also received honorable mention as "Litigation Department of the Year" 2014, acknowledging the firm's successful victories for Citigroup Inc. and Bank of New York Mellon as well as our "high-stakes settlements" for the NFL and MasterCard Inc.

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January 6, 2014

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