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Paul, Weiss Shortlisted in Five Categories for the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers North America 2021
- November 4, 2021
- Private Equity
- Sustainability & ESG
- ESG Thought Leadership
- Pro Bono
- Internal Investigations
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Investment Management
- Financial Institutions
- White Collar & Regulatory Defense
Paul, Weiss was shortlisted for the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers North America 2021 awards in five categories.
The firm was shortlisted in the “Innovation in Sustainability and ESG” category for its work on the Apollo Impact Fund, which was led by funds partners Marco Masotti and Matthew Goldstein; in the “Innovation in Racial Justice” category for its work on Metropolitan A.M.E. Church v. Proud Boys International LLC, which is led by the Paul, Weiss IS and E-Discovery department and litigation partners Daniel Kramer, Jeannie Rhee and Andrew Ehrlich; and in the “Innovation in Creating New Standards” category for its work on the Credit Suisse internal investigation, which was led by firm Chairman Brad Karp and litigation partners Jessica Carey and Claudia Hammerman.
Additionally, corporate partner Krishna Veeraraghavan was shortlisted in the “Innovation in Transformational Deals” category for his work on PRA Health’s $12 billion cash-and-stock sale to ICON; and Sustainability and ESG Advisory Practice Co-Chair Dave Curran was shortlisted in the “Most Innovative Change Maker” category for the launch of the Paul, Weiss ESG and Law Institute.
The FT Innovative Lawyers Report and Awards represent a unique analysis of the legal industry, assessing lawyers on their innovation both for clients and in their own businesses, and examining how the legal profession changed in 2021. A complimentary virtual awards ceremony will be held on December 9, and the report will be published in the Financial Times on December 10.