Paul, Weiss is widely recognized as having one of the nation’s preeminent securities litigation and regulatory practices. For two decades, our lawyers have guided global corporations and financial institutions through a series of “bet-the-company” securities-related crises, consistently reducing or eliminating their most damaging claims and negotiating favorable resolutions.

Our Clients

Prominent financial institutions, corporations and professional services firms entrust Paul, Weiss with bet-the-company securities matters. But we are also the go-to law firm for individuals and for small and mid-sized corporations from a panoply of industries, who value our ability to represent them cost-effectively. Our clients include both U.S.-based and foreign companies and individuals. Our representation of foreign clients requires not only knowledge of the legal issues unique to foreign entities and individuals, but also a sure hand in leading our clients through the unfamiliar landscape of the U.S. legal system.

Our representations include work for:


  • Advanced Lighting Technologies
  • BioMatrix
  • Carnival
  • Check Point
  • Conexant Systems
  • Continental Grain
  • CP Ships
  • Dainippon Sumitomo Pharmaceuticals
  • Ericsson
  • Fitch
  • Gambro
  • Interpublic
  • Israel Aerospace Industries
  • Medco Health Solutions
  • Merck
  • Metromedia
  • NEC Corporation
  • Oilsands Quest
  • Pace American Group
  • Paramount Pictures
  • PSINet
  • Repsol
  • Rhodia
  • Sealed Air
  • Sumitomo
  • Sun-Times Media
  • TECO Energy
  • Time Warner Cable
  • Warner Chilcott
  • XM Satellite Radio

Financial Institutions

  • AIG
  • Bank of America
  • BB&T
  • BNY Mellon
  • Centerline
  • CIBC
  • Citigroup
  • Credit Suisse
  • Deutsche Bank
  • DLJ
  • Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein
  • Fitch
  • Goldman Sachs
  • HSBC
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Morgan Stanley
  • OneWest
  • Swiss Re
  • UBS
  • Wachovia

Private Equity, Hedge Funds and Investment Advisers

  • Apollo Global Management
  • Capital Ventures International
  • Eton Park Capital Management
  • FrontPoint Partners
  • General Atlantic
  • Harbinger
  • J.P. Morgan Investment Management
  • Kensico Capital Management
  • Kohlberg Capital
  • Morgan Stanley Investment Management
  • Perseus-Soros Biopharmaceutical Fund
  • SAC Capital
  • Stark Investments
  • Thomas H. Lee Partners
  • Van Kampen Investments
  • Yorkville Advisors

Professional Services Firms and Insurance Companies

  • Equitable Life
  • First Health
  • Prudential Insurance
  • Sphere Drake Insurance

Members of our securities litigation practice group are frequently called upon to handle securities cases in a wide variety of industries, including:

  • Consumer products
  • Retail and apparel
  • Energy, power and utilities
  • Pharmaceuticals and healthcare
  • Industrials and manufacturing
  • Media and entertainment
  • Natural resources
  • Insurance
  • Banking
  • Private equity and hedge funds
  • Publishing
  • Real estate
  • Hospitality and gaming
  • Technology and telecommunications
  • Transportation
  • Mutual funds
  • Investment advisers
  • Professional services

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