In the awards’ 12th 12 months, the “Practice Groups of the Year” were chosen from nearly 900 submissions. Feature profiles of the firm’s recognized practices will be printed within the coming weeks. We represented the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers in one of the highest-stakes appellate and environmental litigation matters in years, serving to to obtain a ruling in the D.C. Circuit that nationwide greenhouse gas emission standards for automobiles, on which our consumer had already relied in developing their 2012 model yr fleet, would survive a challenge from a host of states and different industry teams. We won a Second Circuit victory for Allegheny Energy that not only overturned a $158 million judgment in opposition to Allegheny but also reinstated $350 million in counterclaims that Allegheny had asserted against Merrill Lynch. On remand, we took over as trial counsel for Allegheny and secured a good settlement.

Paul, Weiss Acknowledged By National Law Journal Legal Awards

Our staff contains veteran appellate attorneys who have served in the Office of the Solicitor General, on the appellate staffs of the united states Department of Justice’s Civil and Antitrust Divisions, and as particular assistants to state attorneys general. The appellate group also calls upon the extensive apply space and trade data of the firm’s 1,one hundred attorneys. Our litigators’ extensive expertise dealing with appeals allows us to determine potential appellate issues early in litigation and to current the case in a way that ensures the greatest likelihood of success on appeal. Ending eight years of litigation against The Citco Group Limited and several associates, Paul, Weiss won an appeal affirming the dismissal of all claims against Citco in a dispute with three Louisiana public pension funds. Paul, Weiss achieved a significant victory for commodities trading company Glencore when the united states

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