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Paul Hastings LLP

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Atlanta, Beijing, Brussels, Chicago, Costa Mesa, Frankfurt and 16 more

Founded in 1951, Paul Hastings LLP is a leading global law firm with 21 offices throughout Asia, Europe, and the US. Paul Hastings has the global reach and capabilities to provide personalized service, wherever the clients’ needs take it. Through a collaborative approach, entrepreneurial spirit, and firm commitment to client service, the professionals at Paul Hastings deliver innovative solutions to many of the world’s top financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies.

Main areas of practice

Corporate: the Paul Hastings corporate practice is globally recognized in 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.

Employment: the Paul Hastings 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 lawyers counsel clients in all areas of employment law, including benefits, discrimination, downsizing, employee mobility, harassment, immigration, traditional labor, and wage and hour.

Litigation: the firm’s litigation practice provides premier litigation services to clients facing complex legal issues in the US, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and Asia. The litigation practice covers every major practice, including securities, sub-prime litigation, intellectual property, class action and employment litigation, international arbitration, global compliance, and white-collar crime.

Real estate: the Paul Hastings 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 practice’s environmental, planning, construction and real estate litigation expertise is extensive, as is its experience in debt, equity, and hybrid investment.

Tax: the firm’s global tax practice covers mergers and acquisitions, capital market offerings, investment and joint venture structuring, leasing, structured and project finance, and financial product planning and structuring. It is known internationally as having one of the pre-eminent tax practices in telecommunications, real estate, executive compensation, and tax-exempt and tax-favoured investments.

  • Chairman:
  • Seth M Zachary – 212 318 6003,
  • Managing Partners
  • Greg Nitzkowski – 213 683 6180,
  • Stephen H Harris – 213 683 6217,
  • Other Offices: US
  • Atlanta
  • Chicago
  • Houston
  • Los Angeles
  • Orange County
  • Palo Alto
  • San Diego
  • San Francisco
  • Washington, DC
  • Other Offices: Europe
  • Brussels
  • Frankfurt
  • London
  • Milan
  • Paris
  • Other Offices: Asia
  • Beijing
  • Hong Kong
  • Seoul
  • Shanghai
  • Tokyo
  • Other Offices: Latin America
  • São Paulo
  • Number of Lawyers: 1,000

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