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Awards & Recognition

Kannon Shanmugam Named a 2024 “Leading Commercial Litigator” by the Daily Journal

The Daily Journal profiled Litigation Department Co-Chair Kannon Shanmugam as one of its 2024 “Leading Commercial Litigators.”

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NFL Wins Appeal Compelling Former Coach Gruden to Arbitration in Email Scandal Dispute

Paul, Weiss achieved a major victory when the Nevada Supreme Court ruled that former Las Vegas Raiders head coach Jon Gruden was required to arbitrate his claims against the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell, reversing the lower court’s decision denying the NFL’s motion to compel arbitration.

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Former Member of Congress Wins Reversal of Conviction in Ninth Circuit Appeal

In a stunning appellate victory widely covered by national media, Paul, Weiss secured the Ninth Circuit reversal of a criminal conviction against a former member of Congress for making false statements to U.S. government agents.

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It’s Been “Very Satisfying” to Build Supreme Court Practice From Ground Up, Kannon Shanmugam Tells Lawdragon

In a wide-ranging interview with Lawdragon, litigation partner Kannon Shanmugam discussed his path from growing up in Kansas, to launching Paul, Weiss’s Supreme Court and Appellate Litigation Practice, to becoming co-chair of the Litigation Department.

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Awards & Recognition

Kannon Shanmugam Named “Litigator of the Week” by The American Lawyer for Goldman Sachs Class Decertification

The American Lawyer recognized litigation partner Kannon Shanmugam as a “Litigator of the Week” on August 18 alongside co-counsel for winning a “blockbuster” Second Circuit decision in a $13 billion securities class action against our client Goldman Sachs.

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Kannon Shanmugam Discusses Supreme Court Advocacy and Other Topics on Movers, Shakers & Rainmakers Podcast

Litigation partner Kannon Shanmugam was featured in a wide-ranging interview on the January 16 episode of the Movers, Shakers & Rainmakers podcast.

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AWARDS & RECOGNITION

Kannon Shanmugam, Jaren Janghorbani and Crystal Parker Recognized by The American Lawyer for Second Circuit Victory

Litigation partners Kannon Shanmugam, Jaren Janghorbani and Crystal Parker and their Paul, Weiss team were named sole “Litigator of the Week” runners up byThe American Lawyerfor their Second Circuit win zeroing out a $570 million damages award against IT services firm Syntel.

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Supreme Court Holds That Title VII Does Not Require a Showing of Material or Significant Injury for Claims Based on Allegedly Discriminatory Transfers

The Supreme Court recently ruled unanimously that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act does not require employees to suffer a “‘significant’ employment disadvantage” in order to state a viable discrimination claim.

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Client News

CNA Wins Eighth Circuit Appeal Over COVID-19 Business-Interruption Insurance Provisions

Paul, Weiss won a significant appellate victory on behalf of a CNA Financial Corporation subsidiary in a case concerning COVID-19 business-interruption insurance coverage.

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Awards & Recognition

Paul, Weiss Named to the National Law Journal’s 2023 “Appellate Hot List”

For the fifth consecutive year, Paul, Weiss will be recognized on the National Law Journal’s “Appellate Hot List,” which annually highlights law firms that have handled exemplary appellate matters.

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Awards & Recognition

Paul, Weiss Recognized as 2022 “Appellate Group of the Year” By Law360

Paul, Weiss was named a Law360 “Appellate Group of the Year” for its many appellate court achievements in 2022.

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