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.
Law360 Highlights Rapid Growth of Paul, Weiss ESG Practice
April 13, 2022
Law360 profiled the firm’s Sustainability & ESG Advisory practice and its rapid growth. In “ESG Ballooning In Two Years Since Paul Weiss Group Launch,” the publication notes that the team has grown to seven full-time ESG lawyers and five nonlawyers working with 25 partners across the firm since it was launched in April 2020. It also highlights Paul, Weiss’s work to close the gap in law school education surrounding ESG through our ESG and Law Institute, and addresses the reasons behind the urgent need for ESG advice in the market.
"Our in-house clients have been challenged to get much more involved and to seek our counsel on a much more complex set of issues than they were 24 months ago," Practice co-chair Dave Curran says in the article. They are responding to "the societal drivers, the stakeholder pressure and U.S. government scrutiny for the first time."