Paul Hastings LLP
Chairman: Frank Lopez
Managing Partners: Sherrese Smith, Arun Birla
Number of partners: 300
Number of lawyers (globally): 1092
With widely recognized elite teams in finance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, restructuring and special situations, litigation, employment and real estate, Paul Hastings is a premier law firm providing superior intellectual capital and execution globally to the world’s leading investment banks, asset managers and corporations. The firm is one of only a handful of law firms ranked across multiple core finance areas, including structured credit, leveraged finance, private credit, capital markets, and real estate finance. Paul Hastings is ranked as one of the top firms in the world in The American Lawyer’s “Premier League” for momentum, profit and prestige among Am Law 100 firms in 2022.
Main Areas of Practice:
The corporate practice is recognized globally across virtually every area of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, public and private equity and debt financings, formation of investment funds, project finance, securitizations, bankruptcy, corporate restructurings and distressed debt trading, venture capital work, technology licensing, and franchising and distribution arrangements.
The labor and employment practice is recognized as one of the largest in its field with an outstanding record in defending class actions for large multinational companies. The firm’s lawyers counsel clients with respect to all areas of employment law, including benefits, discrimination, downsizing, employee mobility, harassment, immigration, traditional labor, and wage and hour.
The firm provides premier litigation services to clients facing complex legal issues in the U.S., Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Asia. The litigation practice covers every major practice area, including securities, subprime litigation, intellectual property, class action and employment litigation, international arbitration, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and white collar crime.
The firm’s global real estate practice covers all areas of real estate finance, sales and acquisitions, private equity, development, hotels and hospitality, leasing, joint ventures, partnerships and limited liability companies, and bankruptcy and restructuring of real estate portfolios. The firm’s lawyers have deep experience in matters involving environmental, planning, construction, and real estate litigation issues, as well as debt, equity and hybrid investment matters.
The firm’s global tax practice handles issues relating to mergers and acquisitions, capital market offerings, investment and joint venture structuring, leasing, structured and project finance, and financial product planning and structuring. The firm is internationally known as having one of the preeminent tax practices in telecommunications, real estate, executive compensation, and both tax-exempt and tax-favored investments.
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