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Paul Hastings LLP

Litigation

3 ranked lawyersBand 5New YorkUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Retains its reputation for expert representation in commercial disputes on a global scale, offering expertise in areas such as real estate and major financial disputes as well as additional capabilities in securities litigation. Acts for an enviable list of domestic and international clients, including major financial institutions and real estate companies. Widely respected for its trial experience and oral advocacy capabilities.

Strengths

A client reports: "I view Paul Hastings as one of the best litigation firms in the country. I have been impressed with the attorneys’ ability to prepare cases for trial, take useful depositions and make arguments in court."

"I think they're fantastic," says another source. "They definitely know their stuff, and they're also very good at customer service and very responsive."

"Paul Hastings is definitely a great firm," notes a peer.

Work highlights

Retained by Daiichi Sankyo in patent litigation with Seattle Genetics  regarding a portfolio of antibody-drug conjugates.

Acted for Riot Blockchain and certain of its officers and directors in a securities class action and associated derivative actions relating to allegedly false and misleading statements in its business plan.

Notable practitioners

Barry Sher represents clients facing a range of commercial disputes. His caseload includes recent successes in major antitrust cases, as well as shareholder and joint venture disputes.
"He is an excellent lawyer. He thinks of everything and helps us navigate through tough issues." "Barry provides insightful, intelligent and practical counsel. He quickly and accurately identifies the relevant issues, and provides strategic guidance." "I can't say enough good things about his work product, courtroom skills, work ethic, strategic thinking, loyalty and steadiness during the toughest of moments."

Joshua Bennett garners increasing recognition for his work on complex contractual disputes. He is particularly active in the healthcare sector.
"He is very articulate and prepares excellent briefs." "A good strategist." "He had a good understanding of our business."

Kevin Broughel regularly handles securities class actions and Delaware litigation as part of his wider commercial practice. He is a particularly strong choice for international clients or matters with a cross-border component.
"Kevin is very smart and very good at quickly analyzing matters." "Very business-savvy and good at issue spotting."

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Litigation

Paul Hastings LLP

firm
Location

200 Park Avenue

New York

New York

USA

NY 10166

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

New York

Litigation: General Commercial


Barry G Sher
Band 3
Joshua Bennett
Up and Coming

Litigation: Securities


Kevin P. Broughel
Band 5