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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 practice has been consistently recognized for its securities litigation work. Recent honors include:

  • The American Lawyer
    • "Securities Litigation Department of the Year" (2014)
  • Benchmark Litigation
    • "Securities Firm of the Year" (2016)
    • Securities (USA) – Tier 1 (2014-2018)
      • Eight Litigation Stars (2018)
      • Nine Local Litigation Stars – NY & DC (2018)
  • Chambers USA  2019
    • Securities: Litigation (Nationwide) – Band 1
    • Litigation: Securities (NY) – Band 1
      • Two Star Individuals, one Band 1 Attorney, two Band 4 Attorneys and one Recognized Practitioner
    • Securities: Regulation (Nationwide) – Band 2
      • One Band 2 Attorney, one Band 3 Attorney and one Band 4 Attorney
  • The Financial Times
    • Paul, Weiss ranked in the Top 15 in Financial Times' 2015 "Innovative Lawyers Report" as one of the most innovative law firms in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Paul, Weiss is commended in the following categories: Expanding Clients Business; Enabling Clients Business; and Protecting Clients Business.
  • Law360
    • "Practice Group of the Year" (2014 - 2017)
    • One practitioner named a Law360 "MVP" (2017)
    • One practitioner named one of "The 25 Most Influential Women in Securities Law" (2016)
    • "Securities Defense Firm of the Year" (2011)
  • The Legal 500 US  2018
    • Securities Litigation: Defense – Tier 1
      • Three Leading Lawyers, One Next Generation Lawyer and Five Recommended Lawyers
  • U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" 2018
    • Litigation-Securities – Tier 1(National, NYC, DC)
      • Eight lawyers listed, including 1 “Lawyer of the Year”
    • Securities Regulation – Tier 1 (National, DC); Tier 2 (NYC)
      • Two lawyers listed
    • Litigation-Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) – Tier 1 (National, NYC)
      • Four lawyers listed

Professional Affiliations

Our lawyers, who are known for their thought leadership, often write and speak on cutting-edge securities law issues. They are actively involved in organizations such as The American Bar Association, The American Conference of Investment Counsel on Securities and Corporate Law Issues, Institutional Investor and The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association. They have also lectured at Columbia Law School, Fordham University School of Law and Harvard Law School.

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