Supreme Court & Appellate Litigation
Led by one of the country’s premier Supreme Court advocates, the Paul, Weiss Supreme Court and Appellate Practice regularly handles high-profile cases before the U.S. Supreme Court and federal and state appellate courts. Our lawyers have secured victories in some of the most important business and public interest cases of our time.
Awards & Recognition
Kannon Shanmugam was named to The National Law Journal’s “Appellate Hot List” in its 2019 special report.
Kannon Shanmugam, a renowned Supreme Court and appellate lawyer, has joined Paul, Weiss as a partner in the Litigation Department and will chair the Supreme Court and Appellate Litigation Group.
U.S. Supreme Court Holds That Entities Engaged in Nonjudicial Foreclosure Proceedings Are Generally Exempt from the FDCPA
Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court held that the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”) generally exempts entities that merely engage in nonjudicial foreclosure proceedings, in accordance with state law.
U.S. Supreme Court Holds that Primary Liability under the Federal Securities Laws May Be Based on Misstatements that the Defendant Did Not Make
The Supreme Court held in Lorenzo v. Securities & Exchange Commission that under certain circumstances a person who does not “make” a misstatement may nonetheless be held primarily liable.
The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled in favor of Paul, Weiss client McCarthy & Holthus. In Obduskey v. McCarthy Holthus LLP, the Court addressed whether the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act generally exempts law firms and other entities that merely engage in nonjudicial foreclosure proceedings.