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Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 854
  • Gross Revenues: $934,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,095,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $3,620,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -3

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison is a New York-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison has 854 attorneys and is the 34th largest firm in the United States.  With $934,500,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 28th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2012 Global 100 survey, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison ranked as the 32nd highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in DC, DE, London, NY, Ontario and Paris.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 28 -3 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 28 -3 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 34 8 Lawyer head count
The A-List 19 -5 Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 46 0 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 21 -7 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 46 -19 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 101 -10 Summer programs

In the News

Circuit Upholds Restitution by Ex-Duane Reade CEO

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : September 12, 2014

Clarifying the law on restitution, the Second Circuit said Anthony Cuti must reimburse his former company for employees' legal fees incurred during the fraud investigation that landed him in prison and pay restitution to the hedge fund that bought Duane Reade as a "non-victim."

New Deals

: New York Law Journal : September 11, 2014

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has agreed to purchase privately held Prestige Cruises International for $3.03 billion. Also, Amazon.com has announced that it would acquire video game streaming company Twitch Interactive Inc. in a $970 million cash deal.

Hearing Ordered on German Limitations Period in $362M RMBS Suit

Suevon Lee : Commercial Litigation Insider : September 11, 2014

Disagreement among experts over how to apply German law in a $362 million residential mortgage-backed securities case has prompted Commercial Division Justice Charles Ramos to delay ruling on Citigroup's motion to dismiss until a hearing is held.

Internet Free Speech Case to Highlight OAD Fundraiser

Rebecca Baker : New York Law Journal : September 10, 2014

An Internet free speech case will be debated at a mock trial at this year's Office of the Appellate Defender's First Monday in October event.

EC Antitrust Chief May Seek New Concessions from Google

Jan Wolfe : Global Lawyer News : September 08, 2014

As opposition to Google's settlement with the European Commission rises, Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia says he will revisit the agreement struck in February.

Experts Weigh Benefits to Cuomo of Graffeo Reappointment

John Caher : New York Law Journal : September 05, 2014

Will Gov. Andrew Cuomo seize the chance to return the Court of Appeals to Democratic control, even if it means denying reappointment to a widely respected Republican judge?

Candidates in Brief

John Caher : New York Law Journal : September 05, 2014

The state Commission on Judicial Nomination has presented Gov. Andrew Cuomo with seven candidates for the Court of Appeals position that becomes vacant when Senior Associate Judge Victoria Graffeo's term expires at the end of November. The candidates are:

Seven Names Sent to Cuomo for Court of Appeals Seat

Joel Stashenko and John Caher : New York Law Journal : September 04, 2014

Seven candidates, including the incumbent Judge Victoria Graffeo, are on a list of names released Wednesday from which Gov. Andrew Cuomo must select one nominee for the next opening on the state Court of Appeals.

Am Law Trio Smooths Waters for Norwegian Cruise Acquisition

Valori Corral-Nava : The Am Law Daily : September 03, 2014

Weil, Paul Weiss and Cravath advised on the $3.03 billion sale of Prestige Cruises International to Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings as it looks to become the next big name in luxury ocean cruises.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : September 01, 2014

Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.

Dealmakers of the Week: Kirkland & Ellis' Sorabella and Feirstein

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : August 28, 2014

As lead advisers for Burger King on its $11.4 billion tie-up with Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons, William Sorabella and David Feirstein helped oversee one of the most visible corporate tax inversions yet.

New Deals

: The Am Law Daily : August 28, 2014

Burger King Worldwide Inc. and Canadian chain Tim Hortons Inc. have agreed to an $11.4 billion tie-up that would send the combined company's headquarters north in what may be the most visible corporate tax inversion yet. Also, Roche Holding announced Monday its $8.3 billion acquisition of InterMune, a suburban San Francisco-based company lung disease drug developer.

Asia Deal Digest: Aug. 28, 2014

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : August 28, 2014

*Kirkland & Ellis advises Orchid Asia on $920 million China fund*HSF, KWM lead AGL's $1.1 billion rights issue for MacGen acquisition*Simpson Thacher, Gunderson Dettmer on Murata's $465 million acquisition of chipmaker Peregrine

Big Suits

Jan Wolfe : The American Lawyer : August 27, 2014

U.S. v. Rajaratnam; In Re Electronic Books Antitrust Litigation; In re ITT Educational Services Securities Litigation; U.S. v. Citigroup

Twenty-Five Things Your Associates Want You to Know

Ross Todd : The American Lawyer : August 27, 2014

The one thing that midlevels want to tell their managing partner.

Burger King, Tim Hortons Feed on Inversion Frenzy

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : August 26, 2014

The two fast-food chains have agreed to an $11.4 billion tie-up that would send the combined company's headquarters up to Canada in the latest controversial tax inversion. Advising on the deal are Kirkland & Ellis, Paul Weiss, Wachtell and Munger Tolles, along with Canadian firms Davies Ward and Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt.

Broad Support for 'Exemplary' Inmate Turns Tide on Parole

John Caher : New York Law Journal : August 25, 2014

Just weeks after enduring scathing criticism in an Appellate Division dissent, the state Board of Parole has voted unanimously to release a man it had denied on seven prior occasions.

Two Am Law Firms Advise on Oak Hill's $1.43 Billion Deal

Alexandra Wilson : The Am Law Daily : August 25, 2014

Gibson Dunn and Paul Weiss provided legal counsel on private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners' acquisition of container maker Berlin Packaging LLC from Bahrain-based investment firm Investcorp Bank BSC.

With BoA Settlement Comes Shift in Work for Law Firms

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : August 25, 2014

Bank of America Corp.'s $16.65 billion settlement announcement, and the tailing off of the government's enforcement actions, promises to affect a swath of top-tier Wall Street firms. But lawyers at the banks' primary outside counsel said that work continues to flow.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : August 25, 2014

Paul Weiss has added as partner Elizabeth Sacksteder from Citigroup; Arnold & Porter has added Alexander Shaknes, late of Winston & Strawn; and Bingham McCutchen has added former assistant U.S. attorney David Miller, among other moves and announcements.

BofA Deal Marks End Of an Era

Julie Triedman and Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : August 25, 2014

With Bank of America Corp.'s $16.7 billion settlement over the marketing and sale of subprime residential mortgage-backed securities, prosecutors closed out the largest remaining government enforcement actions stemming from the financial crisis.

Two Am Law Firms Advise on Oak Hill's $1.43 Billion Deal

Alexandra Wilson : The Am Law Daily : August 25, 2014

Gibson Dunn and Paul Weiss provided legal counsel on private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners' acquisition of container maker Berlin Packaging LLC from Bahrain-based investment firm Investcorp Bank BSC.

BAR-ometer

: The Recorder : August 22, 2014

The In-house Counsel Whose Name Is on the BoA Settlement

Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : August 22, 2014

Jana Litsey, deputy general counsel of Bank of America Corp., signed the largest settlement ever reached between the federal government and a company. Twice.

Lawyer Begs Court's Mercy for Costly Missed Deadline

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : August 22, 2014

Paul Weiss partner Kenneth Gallo asked the judge presiding over a large price-fixing MDL to blame him, but not penalize his client, Sharp Electronics.

With BofA Settlement Comes Shift in Work for Firms

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : August 21, 2014

Thursday's record $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America means a winding down of government action against big banks over residential mortgage-backed securities. But several lawyers say the pipeline for firms representing these banks will remain full, as governments worldwide take aim at foreign exchange rate-setting and Office of Foreign Assets Control investigations.

For Paul Weiss Client, Time Runs Out to Opt Out

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : August 20, 2014

Lawyers for Sharp Electronics insisted that a missed opt-out deadline was "harmless oversight," but a federal judge disagreed.

Katten, Kaye Scholer Skate to Islanders Sale

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 20, 2014

Kaye Scholer is counseling the National Hockey League's New York Islanders on its reported $548 million sale to an investor group advised by Katten Muchin Rosenman that will take full control of the franchise in two years. The deal comes a week after Andrew Barroway, a former high-flying Philadelphia plaintiffs lawyer turned hedge fund executive, retained Blank Rome to sue the Islanders' current ownership after it allegedly reneged on a handshake deal to sell him the team.

For Paul Weiss Client Sharp, Time Runs Out to Opt Out

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : August 20, 2014

Lawyers for Sharp Electronics insisted that a missed opt-out deadline in a price-fixing class action was a "harmless oversight," but a federal judge disagreed.

Second Circuit Swats Down Fee Bid in Citi Say-on-Pay Case

David Bario : The Litigation Daily : August 20, 2014

Barely 24 hours after hearing oral arguments, a federal appellate panel refused Wednesday to revive claims that plaintiffs lawyers deserve $6 million in fees for supposedly helping to oust former Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit and another Citi exec two years ago.

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Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison L is an USA-based law firm.  

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 NR N/A Gross revenue
NLJ 250 NR N/A Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard NR N/A Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard NR N/A Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Circuit Upholds Restitution by Ex-Duane Reade CEO

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : September 12, 2014

Clarifying the law on restitution, the Second Circuit said Anthony Cuti must reimburse his former company for employees' legal fees incurred during the fraud investigation that landed him in prison and pay restitution to the hedge fund that bought Duane Reade as a "non-victim."

New Deals

: New York Law Journal : September 11, 2014

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has agreed to purchase privately held Prestige Cruises International for $3.03 billion. Also, Amazon.com has announced that it would acquire video game streaming company Twitch Interactive Inc. in a $970 million cash deal.

Hearing Ordered on German Limitations Period in $362M RMBS Suit

Suevon Lee : Commercial Litigation Insider : September 11, 2014

Disagreement among experts over how to apply German law in a $362 million residential mortgage-backed securities case has prompted Commercial Division Justice Charles Ramos to delay ruling on Citigroup's motion to dismiss until a hearing is held.

Internet Free Speech Case to Highlight OAD Fundraiser

Rebecca Baker : New York Law Journal : September 10, 2014

An Internet free speech case will be debated at a mock trial at this year's Office of the Appellate Defender's First Monday in October event.

EC Antitrust Chief May Seek New Concessions from Google

Jan Wolfe : Global Lawyer News : September 08, 2014

As opposition to Google's settlement with the European Commission rises, Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia says he will revisit the agreement struck in February.

Experts Weigh Benefits to Cuomo of Graffeo Reappointment

John Caher : New York Law Journal : September 05, 2014

Will Gov. Andrew Cuomo seize the chance to return the Court of Appeals to Democratic control, even if it means denying reappointment to a widely respected Republican judge?

Candidates in Brief

John Caher : New York Law Journal : September 05, 2014

The state Commission on Judicial Nomination has presented Gov. Andrew Cuomo with seven candidates for the Court of Appeals position that becomes vacant when Senior Associate Judge Victoria Graffeo's term expires at the end of November. The candidates are:

Seven Names Sent to Cuomo for Court of Appeals Seat

Joel Stashenko and John Caher : New York Law Journal : September 04, 2014

Seven candidates, including the incumbent Judge Victoria Graffeo, are on a list of names released Wednesday from which Gov. Andrew Cuomo must select one nominee for the next opening on the state Court of Appeals.

Am Law Trio Smooths Waters for Norwegian Cruise Acquisition

Valori Corral-Nava : The Am Law Daily : September 03, 2014

Weil, Paul Weiss and Cravath advised on the $3.03 billion sale of Prestige Cruises International to Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings as it looks to become the next big name in luxury ocean cruises.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : September 01, 2014

Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.

Dealmakers of the Week: Kirkland & Ellis' Sorabella and Feirstein

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : August 28, 2014

As lead advisers for Burger King on its $11.4 billion tie-up with Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons, William Sorabella and David Feirstein helped oversee one of the most visible corporate tax inversions yet.

New Deals

: The Am Law Daily : August 28, 2014

Burger King Worldwide Inc. and Canadian chain Tim Hortons Inc. have agreed to an $11.4 billion tie-up that would send the combined company's headquarters north in what may be the most visible corporate tax inversion yet. Also, Roche Holding announced Monday its $8.3 billion acquisition of InterMune, a suburban San Francisco-based company lung disease drug developer.

Asia Deal Digest: Aug. 28, 2014

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : August 28, 2014

*Kirkland & Ellis advises Orchid Asia on $920 million China fund*HSF, KWM lead AGL's $1.1 billion rights issue for MacGen acquisition*Simpson Thacher, Gunderson Dettmer on Murata's $465 million acquisition of chipmaker Peregrine

Big Suits

Jan Wolfe : The American Lawyer : August 27, 2014

U.S. v. Rajaratnam; In Re Electronic Books Antitrust Litigation; In re ITT Educational Services Securities Litigation; U.S. v. Citigroup

Twenty-Five Things Your Associates Want You to Know

Ross Todd : The American Lawyer : August 27, 2014

The one thing that midlevels want to tell their managing partner.

Burger King, Tim Hortons Feed on Inversion Frenzy

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : August 26, 2014

The two fast-food chains have agreed to an $11.4 billion tie-up that would send the combined company's headquarters up to Canada in the latest controversial tax inversion. Advising on the deal are Kirkland & Ellis, Paul Weiss, Wachtell and Munger Tolles, along with Canadian firms Davies Ward and Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt.

Broad Support for 'Exemplary' Inmate Turns Tide on Parole

John Caher : New York Law Journal : August 25, 2014

Just weeks after enduring scathing criticism in an Appellate Division dissent, the state Board of Parole has voted unanimously to release a man it had denied on seven prior occasions.

Two Am Law Firms Advise on Oak Hill's $1.43 Billion Deal

Alexandra Wilson : The Am Law Daily : August 25, 2014

Gibson Dunn and Paul Weiss provided legal counsel on private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners' acquisition of container maker Berlin Packaging LLC from Bahrain-based investment firm Investcorp Bank BSC.

With BoA Settlement Comes Shift in Work for Law Firms

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : August 25, 2014

Bank of America Corp.'s $16.65 billion settlement announcement, and the tailing off of the government's enforcement actions, promises to affect a swath of top-tier Wall Street firms. But lawyers at the banks' primary outside counsel said that work continues to flow.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : August 25, 2014

Paul Weiss has added as partner Elizabeth Sacksteder from Citigroup; Arnold & Porter has added Alexander Shaknes, late of Winston & Strawn; and Bingham McCutchen has added former assistant U.S. attorney David Miller, among other moves and announcements.

BofA Deal Marks End Of an Era

Julie Triedman and Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : August 25, 2014

With Bank of America Corp.'s $16.7 billion settlement over the marketing and sale of subprime residential mortgage-backed securities, prosecutors closed out the largest remaining government enforcement actions stemming from the financial crisis.

Two Am Law Firms Advise on Oak Hill's $1.43 Billion Deal

Alexandra Wilson : The Am Law Daily : August 25, 2014

Gibson Dunn and Paul Weiss provided legal counsel on private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners' acquisition of container maker Berlin Packaging LLC from Bahrain-based investment firm Investcorp Bank BSC.

BAR-ometer

: The Recorder : August 22, 2014

The In-house Counsel Whose Name Is on the BoA Settlement

Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : August 22, 2014

Jana Litsey, deputy general counsel of Bank of America Corp., signed the largest settlement ever reached between the federal government and a company. Twice.

Lawyer Begs Court's Mercy for Costly Missed Deadline

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : August 22, 2014

Paul Weiss partner Kenneth Gallo asked the judge presiding over a large price-fixing MDL to blame him, but not penalize his client, Sharp Electronics.

With BofA Settlement Comes Shift in Work for Firms

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : August 21, 2014

Thursday's record $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America means a winding down of government action against big banks over residential mortgage-backed securities. But several lawyers say the pipeline for firms representing these banks will remain full, as governments worldwide take aim at foreign exchange rate-setting and Office of Foreign Assets Control investigations.

For Paul Weiss Client, Time Runs Out to Opt Out

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : August 20, 2014

Lawyers for Sharp Electronics insisted that a missed opt-out deadline was "harmless oversight," but a federal judge disagreed.

Katten, Kaye Scholer Skate to Islanders Sale

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 20, 2014

Kaye Scholer is counseling the National Hockey League's New York Islanders on its reported $548 million sale to an investor group advised by Katten Muchin Rosenman that will take full control of the franchise in two years. The deal comes a week after Andrew Barroway, a former high-flying Philadelphia plaintiffs lawyer turned hedge fund executive, retained Blank Rome to sue the Islanders' current ownership after it allegedly reneged on a handshake deal to sell him the team.

For Paul Weiss Client Sharp, Time Runs Out to Opt Out

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : August 20, 2014

Lawyers for Sharp Electronics insisted that a missed opt-out deadline in a price-fixing class action was a "harmless oversight," but a federal judge disagreed.

Second Circuit Swats Down Fee Bid in Citi Say-on-Pay Case

David Bario : The Litigation Daily : August 20, 2014

Barely 24 hours after hearing oral arguments, a federal appellate panel refused Wednesday to revive claims that plaintiffs lawyers deserve $6 million in fees for supposedly helping to oust former Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit and another Citi exec two years ago.

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on Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP

  • - Financial Information
  • - Compensation
  • - Billing Rates
  • - Lateral Partner Moves
  • - Pro bono
  • - Key Contacts

Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP

  • Designation: N/A
  • Head Count: N/A
  • Gross Revenues: N/A
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: N/A
  • Profits Per Partner: N/A
  • Year Over Year Change: 0

Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison is an USA-based law firm.  

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 NR N/A Gross revenue
NLJ 250 NR N/A Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard NR N/A Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard NR N/A Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Circuit Upholds Restitution by Ex-Duane Reade CEO

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : September 12, 2014

Clarifying the law on restitution, the Second Circuit said Anthony Cuti must reimburse his former company for employees' legal fees incurred during the fraud investigation that landed him in prison and pay restitution to the hedge fund that bought Duane Reade as a "non-victim."

New Deals

: New York Law Journal : September 11, 2014

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings has agreed to purchase privately held Prestige Cruises International for $3.03 billion. Also, Amazon.com has announced that it would acquire video game streaming company Twitch Interactive Inc. in a $970 million cash deal.

Hearing Ordered on German Limitations Period in $362M RMBS Suit

Suevon Lee : Commercial Litigation Insider : September 11, 2014

Disagreement among experts over how to apply German law in a $362 million residential mortgage-backed securities case has prompted Commercial Division Justice Charles Ramos to delay ruling on Citigroup's motion to dismiss until a hearing is held.

Internet Free Speech Case to Highlight OAD Fundraiser

Rebecca Baker : New York Law Journal : September 10, 2014

An Internet free speech case will be debated at a mock trial at this year's Office of the Appellate Defender's First Monday in October event.

EC Antitrust Chief May Seek New Concessions from Google

Jan Wolfe : Global Lawyer News : September 08, 2014

As opposition to Google's settlement with the European Commission rises, Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia says he will revisit the agreement struck in February.

Experts Weigh Benefits to Cuomo of Graffeo Reappointment

John Caher : New York Law Journal : September 05, 2014

Will Gov. Andrew Cuomo seize the chance to return the Court of Appeals to Democratic control, even if it means denying reappointment to a widely respected Republican judge?

Candidates in Brief

John Caher : New York Law Journal : September 05, 2014

The state Commission on Judicial Nomination has presented Gov. Andrew Cuomo with seven candidates for the Court of Appeals position that becomes vacant when Senior Associate Judge Victoria Graffeo's term expires at the end of November. The candidates are:

Seven Names Sent to Cuomo for Court of Appeals Seat

Joel Stashenko and John Caher : New York Law Journal : September 04, 2014

Seven candidates, including the incumbent Judge Victoria Graffeo, are on a list of names released Wednesday from which Gov. Andrew Cuomo must select one nominee for the next opening on the state Court of Appeals.

Am Law Trio Smooths Waters for Norwegian Cruise Acquisition

Valori Corral-Nava : The Am Law Daily : September 03, 2014

Weil, Paul Weiss and Cravath advised on the $3.03 billion sale of Prestige Cruises International to Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings as it looks to become the next big name in luxury ocean cruises.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : September 01, 2014

Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.

Dealmakers of the Week: Kirkland & Ellis' Sorabella and Feirstein

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : August 28, 2014

As lead advisers for Burger King on its $11.4 billion tie-up with Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons, William Sorabella and David Feirstein helped oversee one of the most visible corporate tax inversions yet.

New Deals

: The Am Law Daily : August 28, 2014

Burger King Worldwide Inc. and Canadian chain Tim Hortons Inc. have agreed to an $11.4 billion tie-up that would send the combined company's headquarters north in what may be the most visible corporate tax inversion yet. Also, Roche Holding announced Monday its $8.3 billion acquisition of InterMune, a suburban San Francisco-based company lung disease drug developer.

Asia Deal Digest: Aug. 28, 2014

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : August 28, 2014

*Kirkland & Ellis advises Orchid Asia on $920 million China fund*HSF, KWM lead AGL's $1.1 billion rights issue for MacGen acquisition*Simpson Thacher, Gunderson Dettmer on Murata's $465 million acquisition of chipmaker Peregrine

Big Suits

Jan Wolfe : The American Lawyer : August 27, 2014

U.S. v. Rajaratnam; In Re Electronic Books Antitrust Litigation; In re ITT Educational Services Securities Litigation; U.S. v. Citigroup

Twenty-Five Things Your Associates Want You to Know

Ross Todd : The American Lawyer : August 27, 2014

The one thing that midlevels want to tell their managing partner.

Burger King, Tim Hortons Feed on Inversion Frenzy

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : August 26, 2014

The two fast-food chains have agreed to an $11.4 billion tie-up that would send the combined company's headquarters up to Canada in the latest controversial tax inversion. Advising on the deal are Kirkland & Ellis, Paul Weiss, Wachtell and Munger Tolles, along with Canadian firms Davies Ward and Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt.

Broad Support for 'Exemplary' Inmate Turns Tide on Parole

John Caher : New York Law Journal : August 25, 2014

Just weeks after enduring scathing criticism in an Appellate Division dissent, the state Board of Parole has voted unanimously to release a man it had denied on seven prior occasions.

Two Am Law Firms Advise on Oak Hill's $1.43 Billion Deal

Alexandra Wilson : The Am Law Daily : August 25, 2014

Gibson Dunn and Paul Weiss provided legal counsel on private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners' acquisition of container maker Berlin Packaging LLC from Bahrain-based investment firm Investcorp Bank BSC.

With BoA Settlement Comes Shift in Work for Law Firms

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : August 25, 2014

Bank of America Corp.'s $16.65 billion settlement announcement, and the tailing off of the government's enforcement actions, promises to affect a swath of top-tier Wall Street firms. But lawyers at the banks' primary outside counsel said that work continues to flow.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : August 25, 2014

Paul Weiss has added as partner Elizabeth Sacksteder from Citigroup; Arnold & Porter has added Alexander Shaknes, late of Winston & Strawn; and Bingham McCutchen has added former assistant U.S. attorney David Miller, among other moves and announcements.

BofA Deal Marks End Of an Era

Julie Triedman and Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : August 25, 2014

With Bank of America Corp.'s $16.7 billion settlement over the marketing and sale of subprime residential mortgage-backed securities, prosecutors closed out the largest remaining government enforcement actions stemming from the financial crisis.

Two Am Law Firms Advise on Oak Hill's $1.43 Billion Deal

Alexandra Wilson : The Am Law Daily : August 25, 2014

Gibson Dunn and Paul Weiss provided legal counsel on private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners' acquisition of container maker Berlin Packaging LLC from Bahrain-based investment firm Investcorp Bank BSC.

BAR-ometer

: The Recorder : August 22, 2014

The In-house Counsel Whose Name Is on the BoA Settlement

Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : August 22, 2014

Jana Litsey, deputy general counsel of Bank of America Corp., signed the largest settlement ever reached between the federal government and a company. Twice.

Lawyer Begs Court's Mercy for Costly Missed Deadline

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : August 22, 2014

Paul Weiss partner Kenneth Gallo asked the judge presiding over a large price-fixing MDL to blame him, but not penalize his client, Sharp Electronics.

With BofA Settlement Comes Shift in Work for Firms

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : August 21, 2014

Thursday's record $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America means a winding down of government action against big banks over residential mortgage-backed securities. But several lawyers say the pipeline for firms representing these banks will remain full, as governments worldwide take aim at foreign exchange rate-setting and Office of Foreign Assets Control investigations.

For Paul Weiss Client, Time Runs Out to Opt Out

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : August 20, 2014

Lawyers for Sharp Electronics insisted that a missed opt-out deadline was "harmless oversight," but a federal judge disagreed.

Katten, Kaye Scholer Skate to Islanders Sale

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 20, 2014

Kaye Scholer is counseling the National Hockey League's New York Islanders on its reported $548 million sale to an investor group advised by Katten Muchin Rosenman that will take full control of the franchise in two years. The deal comes a week after Andrew Barroway, a former high-flying Philadelphia plaintiffs lawyer turned hedge fund executive, retained Blank Rome to sue the Islanders' current ownership after it allegedly reneged on a handshake deal to sell him the team.

For Paul Weiss Client Sharp, Time Runs Out to Opt Out

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : August 20, 2014

Lawyers for Sharp Electronics insisted that a missed opt-out deadline in a price-fixing class action was a "harmless oversight," but a federal judge disagreed.

Second Circuit Swats Down Fee Bid in Citi Say-on-Pay Case

David Bario : The Litigation Daily : August 20, 2014

Barely 24 hours after hearing oral arguments, a federal appellate panel refused Wednesday to revive claims that plaintiffs lawyers deserve $6 million in fees for supposedly helping to oust former Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit and another Citi exec two years ago.