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Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

1285 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK, NY 10019-6064, USA
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Robert C. Fleder

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Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

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Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, ERISA, Pension & Benefits Litigation

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J.D., Columbia Law School, 1973; M.A., Columbia University, 1971; B.A., Columbia College, 1969


United States: Labor and employment

ERISA litigation

Within: ERISA litigation

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP routinely intervenes in high-profile cases for heavyweight clients across a vast array of industry sectors, including Citigroup, Merck and JPMorgan Chase. Key name include Lewis Clayton and Brad Karp, who jointly lead the practice from New York and recently teamed up to defend a global bank in stock-drop litigation filed by retirement plan participants. JPMorgan Chase appointed the group to resolve a series of proceedings brought by various state and federal regulators as well as to handle derivative fund litigation, an ERISA class action and a securities case. Other highlights included a breach of fiduciary duties claim, which was assisted by benefits and compensation specialist Robert Fleder. All named individuals are based in New York.

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Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: transactional

Within: Leading lawyers

Robert Fleder - Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Within: Employee benefits, executive compensation and retirement plans: transactional

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP is ‘the best in class’ and provides ‘the best experience for executive compensation advice’, according to one client. The team is based in New York and has a strong track record acting for clients in private and public M&A transactions as well as bankruptcy cases. Team leader Robert Flederhas a deep understanding of his clients’ and is described by one source as ‘the best in the business’. Larry Witdorchic is leading the advice to Qualcomm on its widely publicized $47bn acquisition of NXP Semiconductors, and recently assisted Agrium with its merger of equals with Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan. Andrew Gaines acted for Caesars Entertainment in the Chapter 11 filing of one of its subsidiaries, and advised ARIAD Pharmaceuticals on its sale to the Japan-based Takeda Pharmaceuticals. Named attorneys are based in New York.

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