Sustainability & Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Advisory Practice
Business leaders face greater pressure to increase their organizations’ resilience while simultaneously addressing social issues of importance to stakeholders. Our advisory practice helps companies navigate the legal, business and political ramifications of developing and implementing ESG initiatives. We advise on matters such as stakeholder engagement, corporate governance, crisis management, corporate social responsibility, sustainability, diversity and inclusion, ethics and compliance.
Paul, Weiss’s Sustainability and Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Advisory Practice helps clients develop integrated ESG strategies that safeguard corporate reputation, mitigate risk and leverage opportunity.
Interest on the part of investors and other corporate stakeholders in environmental, social and governance matters has surged in recent years, and the current economic, public health and social justice crises have only intensified this focus. We are committed to providing guidance on critical sustainability and ESG issues for companies and their in-house counsel.
In the News
LEADERS Magazine featured litigation partner Jeannie Rhee in a Q&A in its July, August, September 2022 issue.
Law360 profiled the firm’s Sustainability & ESG Advisory practice and its rapid growth.
Paul, Weiss’s ESG and Law Institute, a forum of businesses and academic institutions dedicated to the independent study of issues relating to the intersection of ESG (environmental, social and governance), business and the law, today announced that it has signed on its second academic partner, Howard University School of Law.
Sustainability and ESG Advisory Practice Co-Chair Dave Curran and firm Chairman Brad Karp co-authored a column, “The ESG Outlook for 2022,” published in ALM Corporate Counsel.
Paul, Weiss ESG and Law Institute Garners National Media Attention for First-of-Its-Kind Research Initiatives
Following its launch on September 29, the Paul, Weiss ESG and Law Institute, a first-of-its-kind research initiative led by Dave Curran, ESG and Law Institute executive director and co-chair of the Paul, Weiss ESG Advisory Practice, garnered significant attention from national media outlets.
David Huntington, Valerie Radwaner and Laura Turano Publish Article in Law360 on Nasdaq’s Board Diversity Requirements
Corporate partners David Huntington and Laura Turano and firm Deputy Chair Valerie Radwaner published an article, “Board Diversity Considerations in Light of New Nasdaq Rules,” in Law360.
Chief Sustainability and ESG Officer David Curran has been appointed co-chair of the New York State Bar Association’s ESG Committee. The recently formed ESG Committee aims to actively monitor ESG developments, promote discussion of ESG topics within the legal industry, and educate and engage New York lawyers, law students and law faculty on ESG practices and developments.
Chief Sustainability and ESG Officer Dave Curran was quoted in a Reuters article, “INSIGHT: ESG Is More Than Just a New Burden For Compliance.”
Paul, Weiss has launched a new Sustainability and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Advisory practice to help boards and executives navigate the legal, business and political ramifications of developing and implementing Sustainability and ESG initiatives, including ESG-focused shareholder engagement.