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In this video, litigation partner Roberta Kaplan and Edith Windsor speak about their experiences litigating, and winning, U.S. v. Windsor, the landmark same-sex marriage ruling. Jonathan Capehart of the Washington Post and MSNBC moderates.POSTED ON July 24, 2013 » View More Videos
Events & Publications
- Oct 31, 2016
Firm chair Brad Karp was profiled as one of "New York City's Leaders" in the fall 2016 edition of Leaders magazine.
- Oct 03, 2016
An article posted to The Daily Beast on October 3, titled "Doctors Said They Shook Their Baby to Death. They Didn't," recounts the story of a young black couple in the Bronx wrongfully accused of murdering their infant…
- Jul 19, 2016
As reported in the New York Law Journal, litigation partner Roberta Kaplan was named by New York Chief Judge Janet DiFiore to serve on a task force, comprised of federal judges, scholars and practitioners, to study the…
- Dec 22, 2015
The Huffington Post published an account by 15-year-old Hudson Garner of the preliminary injunction hearing held in the Southern District of Mississippi on November 6th in which Paul, Weiss sought to enjoin Mississippi from…
- May 11, 2015
This video examines how Paul, Weiss and its client, the Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP), provide comprehensive legal representation to individual refugees seeking resettlement.
- Mar 12, 2015
Litigation partner Roberta Kaplan will be the presenter at the Jewish Theological Seminary's annual Bernard G. Segal Memorial Lecture in Law and Ethics. The event, titled "Defeating DOMA: The Changing Nature of Equality …
- Feb 26, 2015
Litigation partners Martin Flumenbaum and Andrew Gordon and associate Geoffrey Chepiga are featured in a video produced by the New York Lawyers for Public Interest (NYLPI), titled "Stories of Justice: NYLPI's…
- Dec 12, 2014
This video examines how Paul, Weiss and its client, Disability Advocates Inc. (now known as Disability Rights New York), helped adults with mental disabilities build new lives by securing a landmark settlement with the state of…
- Jun 18, 2014
On July 1, 2014, certain substantial changes to New York nonprofit law will take effect, and will require compliance by all nonprofit organizations incorporated in New York, as well as certain nonprofit organizations doing…
- Mar 27, 2014
On the one year anniversary of the oral argument before the United States Supreme Court in United States v. Windsor, the MAKERS (Women Who Make America) series about trailblazing American women who are firsts in their fields,…
- Jan 02, 2014
Litigation partner Aidan Synnott was quoted in an article titled "Rethinking the Law Firm/Law School Relationship," which discusses Paul, Weiss client Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project and mentions the firm's involvement …
- Nov 21, 2013
Corporate associate Frank Steinherr and Rolando Gonzalez of The Legal Aid Society's Civil Practice Program co-chaired a CLE pro bono program titled "Advising Micro-Entrepreneurs."
- Jul 24, 2013
In this video, litigation partner Roberta Kaplan and Edith Windsor speak about their experiences litigating, and winning, U.S. v. Windsor, the landmark same-sex marriage ruling.
Awards & Recognition
- Nov 17, 2016
Litigation partner Daniel Kramer was honored by the Anti-Defamation League with its Human Relations Award.
- Nov 15, 2016
Paul, Weiss was honored with the inaugural Legal Advocate Award at the Brady Bear Awards gala in New York City.
- Oct 19, 2016
Paul, Weiss was recognized for its pro bono asylum work on behalf of refugees at Human Rights First's 2016 Award Dinner with the Marvin Frankel Award.
- Oct 05, 2016
The Legal Aid Society (LAS) is honoring Paul, Weiss with its 2016 Pro Bono Publico Awards for outstanding service to the organization and its clients.
- Sep 29, 2016
Real estate associate Julia Milne has been selected to receive the City Bar Justice Center's Jeremy G. Epstein Award for Pro Bono Service.
- May 10, 2016
The National Institute for Reproductive Health recognized Paul, Weiss as a "Champion of Choice."
- Dec 15, 2015
Litigation partner Robbie Kaplan's book "Then Comes Marriage: United States v. Windsor and the Defeat of DOMA" (W.W. Norton) was selected by Los Angeles Times book critic David L. Ulin as one of the top 10 books of 2015.
- Sep 16, 2015
Paul, Weiss was recognized atDC Appleseed's 2015 Awards Reception for its pro bono work on the "Ending AIDS in D.C." project.
- Aug 30, 2015
Paul, Weiss was recognized among Law360's 2015 Pro Bono All Stars. The award is presented to firms that have demonstrated a very strong commitment to pro bono work and dedicated substantial resources to high-impact cases crucial…
- Aug 26, 2015
The New York Law Journal honored litigation partner Roberta Kaplan in the "Lifetime Achievement" category of its 2015 "Lawyers Who Lead by Example" awards. In 2014, the Financial Times named Robbie its Most…
- Jun 10, 2015
Paul, Weiss was recognized at MFY Legal Services's annual gala dinner benefit for our long-term commitment to working with MFY to secure justice for adult home residents. Litigation partners Andrew Gordon and Jacqueline Rubin…
- May 08, 2015
Maria Vullo was given the 2015 Humanitarian Award by the Interfaith Nutrition Network (INN). The INN operates a network of soup kitchens on Long Island and provides emergency housing and social services. Maria was honored…
- May 04, 2015
Litigation partner Maria Vullo was honored by A Better Balance: The Work and Family Legal Center with its Distinguished Corporate Citizen Award. Maria was recognized for her career-long pro bono work in support of women and…
- Apr 24, 2015
Attorneys and paralegals from Paul, Weiss's Washington, D.C. office coached a team of students from Anacostia High School in the 43rd Annual D.C. Street Law Mock Trial Competition. The competition included 32 teams from 14 D.C.…
- Mar 30, 2015
The Paul, Weiss Washington, D.C. office was recognized at a breakfast organized by the D.C. Circuit Judicial Conference's Standing Committee on Pro Bono Legal Services for having 40 percent or more of our lawyers dedicate at…