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In this highly technical area, our group is widely known for their inventive and practical approach to solving problems and resolving business issues. Our team provides advice in connection with high-profile, multibillion-dollar M&A transactions, public proxy statements, compensation arrangements and ERISA fiduciary matters for investment funds and plan fiduciaries.

Firm News

Leading Executive Compensation Partner Joins Paul, Weiss

Rebecca Coccaro has joined the firm as a partner in the Executive Compensation practice, resident in the Washington, D.C. office.

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Publications

Jean McLoughlin Highlights Key Considerations on Use of Executive Pay in M&A Context in NACD BoardTalk Blog

Executive compensation partner Jean McLoughlin discusses how boards can effectively leverage executive pay to retain talent while minimizing reputational and regulatory risks in M&A deals in the NACD's blog, NACD BoardTalk.

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Publications

New York City Amends Salary Disclosure Law and Delays Its Effective Date to November 1, 2022

On January 15, 2022, New York City amended the New York City Human Rights Law to require employers to include the minimum and maximum salary when advertising any job, promotion or transfer opportunity (the “NYC Salary Disclosure Law”).

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Client News

Paul, Weiss Advises Advance in Completed $150 Billion WarnerMedia-Discovery Combination

Paul, Weiss advised media conglomerate Advance in the combination of AT&T Inc.’s WarnerMedia with Discovery, Inc., to create Warner Bros. Discovery, Inc., a premier standalone global media and entertainment company.

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Client News

Nuance Completes $19.7 Billion Sale to Microsoft

Paul, Weiss advised Nuance Communications, Inc. in its $19.7 billion sale to Microsoft Corp.

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Awards & Recognition

Jarrett Hoffman Named Law360 Rising Star in Benefits

Corporate partner Jarrett Hoffman was honored with a Law360 2021 Rising Stars Award in the Benefits category.

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Events

Jean McLoughlin to Participate in PLI Panel on Executive Compensation for Pre-IPO Companies

Executive compensation partner Jean McLoughlin will participate in a panel as part of the Practising Law Institute’s Cool Compensation Considerations for the Private Company 2022: Pay, Performance and Perspectives program.

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Client News

3G Capital Completes Acquisition of Controlling Interest in Hunter Douglas in $7.1 Billion Deal

Paul, Weiss advised 3G Capital in its acquisition of a 75% stake in Netherlands-based Hunter Douglas, the global market leader in window coverings and a major manufacturer of architectural products.

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Client News

Diamond Offshore Drilling Emerges From Chapter 11

Paul, Weiss represented Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc., a Houston-based offshore rig contractor, and its subsidiaries in their successful restructuring and chapter 11 cases.

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Awards & Recognition

Jean McLoughlin and Liza Velazquez Named Notable Women in Law by Crain’s New York Business

Executive compensation partner Jean McLoughlin and litigation partner Liza Velazquez have been named to Crain’s New York Business’s 2021 “Notable Women in Law” list.

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Client News

HeidelbergCement Unit Lehigh Hanson to Be Acquired by Martin Marietta Materials in $2.3 Billion Deal

Paul, Weiss is advising Lehigh Hanson, Inc., the U.S. affiliate of Germany-based HeidelbergCement, in HeidelbergCement’s $2.3 billion all-cash sale of the company to U.S.-based Martin Marietta Materials, Inc.

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Client News

Apollo Completes $43 Billion Merger With Athene

Paul, Weiss advised Apollo in its all-stock merger with leading retirement services company Athene, in a transaction valuing the combined public company at approximately $43 billion.

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Client News

Onnit to Be Acquired by Unilever

Paul, Weiss is advising Onnit, an Austin-based holistic wellness and lifestyle company, in its sale to Unilever.

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Client News

Latham Group Completes $437 Million IPO

Paul, Weiss represented Latham Group, Inc. in its initial public offering of 23,000,000 common shares, including the exercise of the full over-allotment option, at a price of $19.00 per share.

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Client News

Carrier Completes $3.1 Billion Sale of Chubb Fire and Security Business

Paul, Weiss advised Carrier Global Corporation, the leading global provider of healthy, safe, sustainable and intelligent building and cold chain solutions, in the $3.1 billion sale of its Chubb fire and security business to APi Group Corporation.

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