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Paul Hastings Practices and Lawyers Score Top Rankings in Chambers USA 2018

New York – Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that Chambers USA 2018: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, listed the firm in 45 research areas and named 112 firm lawyers to its rankings of leading lawyers and law firms in the United States.

Paul Hastings practices and lawyers were ranked in the following categories:

Practice Area Rankings

Corporate Department Rankings

California, Banking & Finance
California, Capital Markets: Debt & Equity
California, Corporate/ M&A (Northern California)
California, Corporate/ M&A (Southern California)
California, Corporate/ M&A: Private Equity
California, Media & Entertainment: Transactional
District of Columbia, Media & Entertainment
District of Columbia, Media & Entertainment: Regulatory
District of Columbia, Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite
Georgia, Corporate/ M&A
Illinois, Bankruptcy/ Restructuring
Illinois, Corporate/ M&A & Private Equity
New York, Corporate/ M&A: Highly Regarded
New York, Latin American Investment
Texas, Banking & Finance
Nationwide, Banking & Finance
Nationwide, Capital Markets: Securitisation
Nationwide, Corporate/ M&A: Highly Regarded
Nationwide, Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation
Nationwide, Investment Funds: Registered Funds

Employment Department Rankings

California, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
California, Labor & Employment
District of Columbia, Labor & Employment
New York, Labor & Employment
Nationwide, Labor & Employment

Litigation Department Rankings

California, Litigation: General Commercial
California, Litigation: Securities
District of Columbia, Antitrust
District of Columbia, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
New York, Intellectual Property: Patent
New York, Litigation: General Commercial: Highly Regarded
Nationwide, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)
Nationwide, Gaming & Licensing
Nationwide, International Arbitration
Nationwide, International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions

Real Estate Department Rankings

California, Environment
California, Real Estate
District of Columbia, Environment
Illinois, Real Estate
New York, Real Estate: Mainly Dirt
Nationwide, Climate Change
Nationwide, Leisure & Hospitality
Nationwide, Real Estate

Tax Department Rankings

California, Tax
New York, Tax

Individual Lawyer Rankings

Corporate Department Individual Rankings

Michael Baker, Nationwide, Banking & Finance
Katherine Bell, California, Banking & Finance
Peter Burke, California, Banking & Finance
Steve Camahort, California (Northern California), Corporate/ M&A
Chris Daniel, Nationwide, Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance)
William DeGrandis, Nationwide, Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
Luc Despins, New York, Bankruptcy/ Restructuring
Christopher Dickerson, Illinois, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Craig Emanuel, California, Media & Entertainment: Transactional: Mainly Talent
Scott Faga, Nationwide, Capital Markets: Securitisation; Nationwide, Capital Markets: Securitisation: CLOs
Eugene Ferrer, Nationwide, Capital Markets: Securitisation
Michael Fitzgerald, New York, Latin American Investment
Eric Dodson Greenberg, District of Columbia, Media & Entertainment; District of Columbia, Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite
David Hearth, Nationwide, Investment Funds: Registered Funds
Jennifer Hildebrandt, California, Banking & Finance
Robert Kartheiser, Nationwide, Projects; New York, Latin American Investment
Mike Kennedy, California, Corporate/ M&A: Private Equity; California (Northern California), Corporate/ M&A
Thaddeus Malik, Illinois, Corporate/ M&A
Mickey Mayerson, California, Media & Entertainment: Transactional
Cathleen McLaughlin, New York, Latin American Investment
Amit Mehta, Illinois, Corporate/ M&A: Private Equity
Robert Miller, California (Southern California), Corporate/ M&A
Matt Murphy, Illinois, Bankruptcy/Restructuring
Elizabeth Noe, Georgia, Corporate/M&A
Brian Richards, Illinois, Corporate/ M&A: Private Equity
Michael Rosella, Nationwide, Investment Funds: Registered Funds
Carl Sanchez, California (Southern California), Corporate/ M&A
David Shine, New York, Corporate/ M&A
William Simpson, California, Corporate/ M&A: Private Equity
Nicole Skalla, Nationwide, Capital Markets: Securitisation
Sherrese Smith, District of Columbia, Media & Entertainment: Regulatory; District of Columbia, Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite
Joshua Sternoff, Nationwide, Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation
Maureen Sweeney, Illinois, Banking & Finance
Paris Theofanidis, Texas, Banking & Finance
Samuel Waxman, New York, Corporate/ M&A
Susan Williams, California, Media & Entertainment: Transactional
Jennifer Yount, Nationwide, Banking & Finance

Employment Department Individual Rankings

Leslie Abbott, California, Labor & Employment
Nancy Abell, California, Labor & Employment
Elena Baca, California, Labor & Employment
Marc Bernstein, New York, Labor & Employment
Barbara Brown, District of Columbia, Labor & Employment
Paul Cane, California, Labor & Employment
Paul Grossman, California, Labor & Employment
Stephen Harris, California, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Eric Keller, District of Columbia, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Neal Mollen, District of Columbia, Labor & Employment
Patrick Shea, New York, Labor & Employment
Kirby Wilcox, California, Labor & Employment
Ken Willner, District of Columbia, Labor & Employment
Jeffrey Wohl, California, Labor & Employment

Litigation Department Individual Rankings

Kenneth Breen, New York, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Camilo Cardozo, Nationwide, International Arbitration
Yar Chaikovsky, California, Intellectual Property: PatentSamuel Cooper, Texas, Litigation: Securities
Victoria Cundiff, New York, Intellectual Property: Trade Mark & Copyright
Behnam Dayanim, Nationwide, Gaming & Licensing
Timothy Dickinson, Nationwide, FCPA
Nathaniel Edmonds, Nationwide, FCPA
Gerald Flattmann, Nationwide, Life Sciences: IP/ Patent Litigation; New York, Intellectual Property: Patent
Douglas Flaum, New York, Litigation: Securities
Scott Flicker, Nationwide, International Trade: CFIUS Experts; Nationwide, International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions
C. Scott Hataway, District of Columbia, Antitrust
Michael Levy, District of Columbia, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Robert Luskin, District of Columbia, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations; Nationwide, FCPA
Christie Mathis, Texas, Litigation: Securities
Naveen Modi, District of Columbia, Intellectual Property: Patent Prosecution
Thomas O'Brien, California, Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Joseph O'Malley, Jr., New York, Intellectual Property: Patent
Mark Pollack, Illinois, Litigation: General Commercial; Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
Joseph Profaizer, Nationwide, International Arbitration
José Sanchez, Nationwide, International Arbitration
Barry Sher, New York, Litigation: General Commercial; New York, Litigation: Securities
William Sullivan, California, Litigation: Securities
Sheila Sundvall, Nationwide, Transportation: Aviation: Litigation
Bruce Wexler, New York, Intellectual Property: Patent

Real Estate Department Individual Rankings

Stephen Berkman, California, Real Estate
Martin Edelman, New York, Real Estate
Philip Feder, California, Real Estate
Lauren Giovannone, Nationwide, Leisure & Hospitality
David Hamsher, California, Real Estate
Gordon Hart, California, Environment
Robert Keane, Jr., California, Real Estate
Rick Kirkbride, Nationwide, Leisure & Hospitality
Eric Landau, New York, Real Estate
Thomas Mounteer, District of Columbia, Environment: Mainly Transactional
Peter Olsen, New York, Real Estate
Kevin Poloncarz, California, Environment; Nationwide, Climate Change
Lisa Rushton, District of Columbia, Environment: Mainly Transactional
Deborah Schmall, California, Environment
Ted Smith III, Georgia, Real Estate
Gregory Spitzer, Illinois, Real Estate
Alan Weakland, California, Real Estate
Peter Weiner, California, Environment
Robert Wertheimer, New York, Real Estate

Tax Department Individual Rankings

Nancy Iredale, California, Tax
Gregory Nelson, Texas, Tax
Douglas Schaaf, California, Tax
Andrew Short, New York, Tax
Ziemowit (Jim) Smulkowski, Illinois, Tax
Thomas Wisialowski, California, Tax

Please learn more about Paul Hastings’ rankings in Chambers USA 2018 here: http://www.chambersandpartners.com/USA/firm/25003/paul-hastings.

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