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Our White Collar & Regulatory Defense group has unparalleled experience and expertise, and is among the most respected and successful in the United States. We regularly represent Fortune 500 companies and their executives and boards in connection with investigations by federal and state enforcement authorities, and in courtrooms nationwide. We excel at developing creative and successful strategies and defenses for responding to or preventing government investigations and enforcement proceedings.

Client News

Ocwen Financial Wins Decertification in RICO Consumer Class Action

Paul, Weiss, alongside co-counsel at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, won a complete victory for Ocwen Financial, one of the nation’s largest mortgage servicing companies, securing the decertification of a nationwide class in a significant federal consumer class action under civil RICO and California state laws in the Eastern District of California.

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Awards & Recognition

Paul, Weiss Recognized by The American Lawyer for Win in RICO Consumer Class Action

Litigation partners Randy Luskey and Melinda Haag were recognized in The American Lawyer’s “Litigation Daily” column, alongside co-counsel from Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, for their win in a significant RICO consumer class action in the Eastern District of California.

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Publications

Melinda Haag Reflects on Her Impressive Path to White Collar Practice in Benchmark Litigation Q&A

Litigation partner Melinda Haag participated in a Q&A with Benchmark Litigation to celebrate her inclusion on Benchmark’s “Top 250 Women in Litigation” 2022 list and to discuss her distinguished career, insights into notable trends in the anti-corruption area and advice for junior lawyers as they launch their legal careers.

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Awards & Recognition

Client News

Credit Suisse Publishes Independent Review of Archegos Losses

As reported by the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal and many other media outlets, Credit Suisse published a 165-page independent investigative report by Paul, Weiss addressing the bank’s relationship with Archegos Capital Management, the family office of Sung Kook “Bill” Hwang, a former hedge fund manager.

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Awards & Recognition

Jessica Carey Shortlisted for “White Collar Crime Lawyer of the Year” in Euromoney Women in Business Law Awards

Litigation partner Jessica Carey has been shortlisted for “White Collar Crime Lawyer of the Year” in Euromoney’s 2022 Women in Business Law America Awards.

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Awards & Recognition

Janus Schutte Recognized as White Collar Rising Star in Bloomberg Law’s “They’ve Got Next” Series

Litigation counsel Janus Schutte was featured in Bloomberg Law’s latest “They’ve Got Next” series as one of the five young lawyers to know in the world of white collar.

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Events

Mark Mendelsohn Speaks at the ABA’s 37th National Institute on White Collar Crime

Litigation partner Mark Mendelsohn spoke at the American Bar Association’s 37th National Institute on White Collar Crime. 

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Client News

BNY Mellon Wins Dismissal of Investor Lawsuit Stemming from Cryptocurrency Scam

Paul, Weiss won the dismissal of a high-stakes investor class action against The Bank of New York Mellon filed in the wake of a pyramid scheme involving purported cryptocurrency OneCoin.

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Awards & Recognition

Paul, Weiss Named Corporate Crime & Investigations Law Firm of the Year by Chambers and Partners

Paul, Weiss was recognized as “Corporate Crime & Investigations Law Firm of the Year” by the 2021 Chambers USA Awards.

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Publications

Second Circuit Denies Rehearing in Key Insider Trading Case

In denying defendants’ petition for rehearing in United States v. Blaszczak, the Second Circuit firmly established potential liability for insider trading in the criminal context even where the original “tipper” receives no personal benefit. 

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Awards & Recognition

Loretta Lynch Named “Distinguished Leader” by the New York Law Journal

Litigation partner Loretta Lynch was named a “Distinguished Leader” as part of the New York Law Journal’s 2021 New York Legal Awards. The “Distinguished Leader” category recognizes lawyers who had great performances and demonstrated clear leadership skills leading to positive outcomes in the past year.

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Awards & Recognition

Paul, Weiss Is Named Law Firm of the Year, White Collar Litigation Department of the Year

Paul, Weiss was recognized with The American Lawyer’s most prestigious award, “Law Firm of the Year,” at the American Lawyer Industry Awards Gala. Additionally, the firm was named “White Collar Litigation Department of the Year.”

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