The world's largest multinational corporations, top-tier international investment banks, private equity and hedge funds and entrepreneurs all rely on our Corporate Department to resolve their thorniest legal and business challenges. Our lawyers have earned high praise for their innovative approach to complex transactions and are recognized internationally as leaders in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, finance and investment funds.

Why Paul, Weiss

Innovation and a passion for excellence distinguish us from our peers. We offer sophisticated and novel responses to immediate business crises and opportunities. Our Corporate Department is creative and practical, supporting clients with lean, focused teams who craft value-added, tailor-made solutions.

Our corporate lawyers are multifaceted business counselors trained in a number of disciplines, and our core strengths and experience lie in private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions of every stripe, cross-border and domestic securities offerings, traditional and emerging structures in fund formation and unique financing transactions. We offer a diversity of experience across borders, industries, practice specializations and deal size.  We have represented the full range of public and private companies throughout their lifecycles.

Global businesses turn to our lawyers for advice on their most important transactions. With international offices located in Beijing, Hong Kong, London, Tokyo and Toronto, our global experience enables us to assist our clients in virtually every type of cross-border and multinational context.

For decades, Paul, Weiss lawyers have advised clients on matters that have defined core principles of Delaware law, including those resulting in the Revlon, Time Warner and Hollinger decisions. Straddling our Corporate and Litigation Departments, our Wilmington, Delaware office brings an unrivaled perspective to major transactions, governance battles and director and officer duties.

Where appropriate, we call upon the unsurpassed capabilities of the firm's other departments, including tax, litigation, bankruptcy and corporate reorganization, employee benefits and executive compensation, intellectual property, environmental and real estate to help our clients avoid controversies and evaluate risks.

Our Practice

Paul, Weiss offers a multifaceted corporate practice that combines the capabilities of more than 250 lawyers across borders, industries and practice areas. Our lawyers are skilled practitioners in the following areas and regions:

  • Investment Management
    • Fund Formation
    • Advisers Act & Related Regulatory Compliance
    • Partner Arrangements and Employee Compensation
    • Terminal Value Events & Management Company Transactions
    • Investment Management M&A
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
    • Contested Transactions
    • Negotiated Transactions
    • Cross-Border and International M&A
    • Joint Ventures
    • "Going Private" Transactions
    • Spin-offs and Carve-outs
    • Proxy Contests
  • Private Equity Transactions
    • Leveraged buyouts
    • Recapitalizations
    • Minority Investments
    • "Club" Deals
    • PIPEs
  • Real Estate
  • Tax
  • Geographic

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