The Paul, Weiss corporate department serves the needs of global corporations, investment managers, entrepreneurs and investment banks. Core strengths and experience lie in public company matters, private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions, cross-border and domestic securities offerings, traditional and emerging structures in fund formation and unique financing transactions.
Paul, Weiss has been the go-to firm for financial institutions in the aftermath of the financial crisis, successfully handling high-stakes securities litigation on behalf of financial institutions and issuers across a wide range of industries. Representing many of the world’s largest companies, the firm’s antitrust practice regularly plays a leading role in complex litigations in the courtroom and advises clients on M&A and regulatory matters and in government investigations. Paul, Weiss represents clients in anti-corruption and FCPA investigations, designing and implementing compliance programmes and transactional anti-corruption diligence, as well as responding to and defending against government investigations, and related criminal and civil litigation. The firm’s pre-eminent white-collar and regulatory defence practice has successfully represented clients in investigations brought by almost all conceivable governmental and regulatory agencies. The firm’s cybersecurity team, which includes former senior government officials with expertise in cybercrime, helps clients manage the complex risks and potential consequences of cyber incidents. In addition, the firm represents clients in enterprise-threatening patent litigation and has successfully tried numerous cases to judgment.