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IBM to Acquire HashiCorp in $6.4 Billion Deal

Paul, Weiss is advising IBM in its all-cash acquisition of leading multi-cloud infrastructure automation company HashiCorp Inc. for $35 per share, representing an enterprise value of $6.4 billion.


KPS Capital to Acquire Innomotics for 鈧3.5 Billion

Paul, Weiss is advising KPS Capital Partners, LP in its acquisition, via a newly formed affiliate, of Innomotics GmbH from technology company Siemens AG for an enterprise value of 鈧3.5 billion.


Paul, Weiss Adds Antitrust Partner in Washington

Christopher Wilson, a former trial lawyer of the U.S. Department of Justice鈥檚 Antitrust Division, has joined the firm as a partner in the Litigation Department.聽


In Memoriam: Michael E. Gertzman, November 5, 1963 鈥 April 24, 2024

The Paul, Weiss community mourns the loss of our beloved partner, Michael E. Gertzman, who passed away on April 24, 2024, at the age of 60.


Paul, Weiss Adds Leading Latin America M&A Partner in New York

Maria-Leticia Ossa Daza has joined the firm as a partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions practice in New York. She will be head of the firm鈥檚 newly formed Latin America Practice Group.


Scott Barshay Tops MergerLinks List of Leading Dealmakers of 2023

MergerLinks ranked corporate partner Scott Barshay number one on its annual list of top dealmakers based on the value of their announced deals in 2023. Scott handled 10 deals worth about $121 billion, according to the publication.


Paul, Weiss Adds M&A Partner in New York

Chelsea Darnell has joined the firm as a partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions practice in New York. She advises public and private companies and private equity firms on M&A, corporate governance matters and activism defense issues.


Chevron to Acquire Hess in $60 Billion Deal

Paul, Weiss is representing Chevron Corporation in its all-stock acquisition of Hess Corporation. Under the deal, valued at $60 billion, including debt, Hess shareholders will receive 1.0250 shares of Chevron for each Hess share.


Leading EU Competition Lawyer Joins Paul, Weiss as Firm Opens Office in Brussels

Henrik Morch will be joining the firm as a partner in its Antitrust Practice, based in the new office the firm is opening in Brussels. Morch will join European antitrust partners Nicole Kar, Annie Herdman, Richard Pepper and Ross Ferguson.


Kyle Seifried and Scott Barshay Named 鈥淒ealmakers of the Year鈥 by The American Lawyer

The American Lawyer recognized corporate partners Kyle Seifried and Scott Barshay as 2024 鈥淒ealmakers of the Year鈥 for their work advising World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE) in its $21 billion deal with Endeavor to combine WWE and UFC, forming a new sports and entertainment giant, TKO Group.


Paul, Weiss Expands European Antitrust Capabilities

Richard Pepper and Ross Ferguson will be joining the firm鈥檚 Antitrust practice in Europe. Pepper will split his time between the firm鈥檚 London office and Brussels and Ferguson will be resident in Brussels.



Paul, Weiss Adds M&A Partner in London

Matthew Hearn will be joining the firm as a partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions practice in the Corporate Department, resident in London.


WWE and UFC Complete $21 Billion Merger, Forming TKO Group

Paul, Weiss advised World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE) in its agreement with Endeavor Group Holdings, Inc. to form a new publicly listed company, TKO Group Holdings, Inc., comprised of two iconic complementary global sports and entertainment brands: UFC and WWE.


Leading Product Liability and Mass Torts Trial Lawyer to Join Paul, Weiss in Los Angeles

Nationally renowned trial lawyer and litigation strategist Kimberly Branscome has joined the firm as a partner in its Litigation Department, resident in Los Angeles.


Paul, Weiss Named Bankruptcy Law Firm of the Year by Chambers USA

Paul, Weiss was recognized in the 鈥淏ankruptcy Law Firm of the Year鈥 category of the 2023 Chambers USA Awards, which take into account the achievements of law firms in the United States over the past 12 months.


Paul, Weiss Adds Leading Asset Management M&A and Secondaries Partner

Asset management transactional specialist James King will join the firm as a partner in the Corporate Department, resident in London. James will advise clients across a full spectrum of fund and sponsor transactional matters.


General Atlantic to Acquire Actis, Global Infrastructure Investor With $12.5 Billion in Assets Under Management

Paul, Weiss is advising General Atlantic in its acquisition of Actis, a leading investor in sustainable infrastructure, to create a diversified global investment platform with approximately $96 billion in combined assets under management (AUM).


Paul, Weiss Enhances PE Capabilities With Market-Leading Teams in London, New York and Los Angeles

Thirteen prominent private equity transactional partners are joining Paul, Weiss to significantly expand its global private equity practices.


Seven Paul, Weiss Practices Named Law360 鈥淧ractice Groups of the Year 2022鈥

Paul, Weiss won seven Law360 鈥淧ractice Group of the Year鈥 recognitions for its achievements in 2022, including in the Appellate, Banking, Fintech, Mergers & Acquisitions, Sports & Betting, Trials and White Collar categories.


Paul, Weiss Adds Private Equity M&A Partner in London

Oliver Marcuse will be joining the firm as a partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions practice in the Corporate Department. Marcuse advises leading international private equity firms and portfolio companies on a wide variety of transactions.


Carrier Completes Acquisition of Viessmann Climate Solutions in 鈧12 Billion Deal

Paul, Weiss advised Carrier Global Corporation in its strategic acquisition of Viessmann Climate Solutions in a cash-and-stock transaction valued at 鈧12 billion, subject to working capital and other adjustments.


Paul, Weiss Shortlisted for 2023 Most Innovative Law Firm in North America by the Financial Times

Paul, Weiss has been shortlisted in the 鈥淢ost Innovative Law Firm in North America鈥 category for the聽Financial Times鈥 Innovative Lawyers North America 2023 Awards.


Apollo Funds Complete Acquisition of Arconic

Paul, Weiss advised funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc. in their take-private acquisition of Arconic Corporation, a leading provider of aluminum sheet, plate and extrusions, as well as innovative architectural products.


Kannon Shanmugam Named 鈥淟itigator of the Week鈥 by The American Lawyer for Goldman Sachs Class Decertification

The American Lawyer聽recognized litigation partner Kannon Shanmugam as a 鈥淟itigator of the Week鈥 alongside co-counsel for winning a 鈥渂lockbuster鈥 Second Circuit decision in a $13 billion securities class action against our client Goldman Sachs. Litigation partner Audra Soloway, who devised our legal strategy, was聽also recognized in the article.


Paul, Weiss Launches The Center to Combat Hate to Advance Impact Litigation and Civil Rights Actions Against Hate-Driven Violence

Paul, Weiss announced the launch of The Center to Combat Hate, dedicated to partnering with civil rights organizations and educational institutions to bring impact litigation to confront and redress hate-driven violence and intimidation.


Coinbase Wins Motion to Compel Arbitration, Staying Putative Class Action Over Stablecoin GYEN

Paul, Weiss achieved a victory for publicly traded cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase Global, Inc., when the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California granted Coinbase鈥檚 motion to compel arbitration and stay a putative class action concerning the stablecoin GYEN.


Paul, Weiss Ranks in Top 10 in The American Lawyer鈥檚 2022 鈥淎-List鈥

Paul, Weiss was ranked sixth in聽The American Lawyer鈥檚 鈥淎-List,鈥 which highlights the most well-rounded members of the Am Law 200 based on revenue per lawyer, associate satisfaction, diversity, pro bono and the percentage of female equity partners.


Karen Dunn Reflects on Her Landmark Trial Victories in Lawdragon Q&A

Litigation partner Karen Dunn was featured in a Lawdragon 鈥淟awyer Limelights鈥 Q&A highlighting her many trial accomplishments over the past decade.


Loretta Lynch Discusses Racial Equity and Civil Rights Audits With Law360 Pulse

In a wide-ranging interview with Law360 Pulse, litigation partner Loretta Lynch discussed racial equity and civil rights audits as crucial tools for companies to measure their progress in meeting their diversity, equity and inclusion goals.

Client News

Credit Suisse Publishes Independent Review of Archegos Losses

As reported by the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal聽and many other media outlets, Credit Suisse published a 165-page independent investigative report by Paul, Weiss addressing the bank鈥檚 relationship with Archegos Capital Management, the family office of Sung Kook 鈥淏ill鈥 Hwang, a former hedge fund manager.



Revlon Obtains Court Approval for Chapter 11 Plan

Paul, Weiss obtained court approval for longtime client Revlon Inc.鈥檚 plan of reorganization under chapter 11.


McDonald鈥檚 Wins Proxy Fight With Carl Icahn

Paul, Weiss represented the board of directors of McDonald鈥檚 Corporation in its successful proxy fight with activist investor Carl Icahn.


Karen Dunn and Ted Wells Named to Benchmark Litigation鈥檚 鈥淭op 100 Trial Lawyers鈥 List

Litigation partners Karen Dunn and Ted Wells are featured on Benchmark Litigation鈥檚 2023 鈥淭op 100 Trial Lawyers鈥 list, which recognizes the nation鈥檚 leading trial lawyers.


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