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Paul Hastings Earns Top Marks in Chambers 2011 Global Guide

March 21, 2011

New York, NY (March 21, 2011) Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that Chambers Global has named 31 practice areas and 52 lawyers to its 2011 list of the leading law firms and lawyers in the world. This years performance marks the firms most impressive performance since the guides inception.

Paul Hastings practice areas and individual lawyers were ranked in the following categories and locations:

 

Asia-Pacific Region

 

Capital Markets: Equity

 

Corporate/M&A

 

Corporate/M&A: Private Equity

 

Hong Kong-based: Projects & Energy

 

Investment Funds: Private Equity

 

Investment Funds: Real Estate

 

Projects & Infrastructure
Lawyers recognized: Patricia Tan Openshaw

 

China

 

Banking & Finance (International Firms)

 

Banking & Finance: Leveraged & Acquisition Finance (International Firms)
Lawyers recognized: Brett King

 

Capital Markets: Equity (International Firms)
Lawyers recognized: Raymond Li, Sammy Li

 

Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability

 

Projects & Infrastructure (International Firms)
Lawyers recognized: Patricia Tan Openshaw

 

France

 

Corporate/M&A
Lawyers recognized: Dominique Borde, Guillaume Kellner

 

Tax
Lawyers recognized: Allard de Waal

 

Germany

 

Banking & Finance: Acquisition Finance & Syndicated Lending
Lawyers recognized: Hergen Haas

 

Banking & Finance: Asset Finance & Leasing: Aviation
Lawyers recognized: Hergen Haas, Peter Smeets

 

Global

 

Employment

 

Investment Funds: Real Estate

 

Italy

 

Banking & Finance
Lawyers recognized: Alberto Del Din

 

Restructuring/Insolvency
Lawyers recognized: Bruno Cova

 

Japan

 

Banking & Finance: International
Lawyers recognized: Joseph Kim

 

Corporate/M&A: Domestic

 

Corporate/M&A: International
Lawyers recognized: Edward Johnson Jr., Kenju Watanabe

 

Dispute Resolution: International

 

Philippines

 

Corporate & Finance: International Firms
Lawyers recognized: Patricia Tan Openshaw

 

South Korea

 

Capital Markets: International Firms

 

Corporate/M&A: International Firms

 

Taiwan

 

Intellectual Property: Foreign Legal Advice

 

United States of America

 

Capital Markets: REITs
Lawyers recognized: Mark Schonberger, Michael Zuppone

 

International Trade

 

Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation
Lawyers recognized: Joshua Sternoff

 


In addition to the above, the following lawyers were ranked individually as leaders in their field:

 


China

 

Banking & Finance: China-based (International Firms)
Lawyers recognized: Joel Rothstein

 

Corporate/M&A: China-based (International Firms)
Lawyers recognized: David Livdahl, David Wang

 

Corporate/M&A: Hong Kong-based (International Firms)
Lawyers recognized: Neil Torpey

 

France

 

Capital Markets: Equity
Lawyers recognized: Erwan Barre

 

Dispute Resolution: Litigation
Lawyers recognized: Dominique Borde

 

Restructuring/Insolvency
Lawyers recognized: Sandra Esquiva-Hesse

 

Germany

 

Banking & Finance: Asset Finance & Leasing: Rail
Lawyers recognized: Hergen Haas

 

Global

 

Franchising
Lawyers recognized: Michael Lindsey

Italy

 

Capital Markets: Securitisation
Lawyers recognized: Alberto Del Din, Lorenza Talpo

 

Corporate/M&A
Lawyers recognized: Bruno Cova

 

Japan

 

Corporate/M&A: Investment in PRC
Lawyers recognized: Toshi Arai

 

Philippines

 

Dispute Resolution: International Firms
Lawyers recognized: Patricia Tan Openshaw

 

South Korea

 

Corporate/Commercial: International Firms
Lawyers recognized: Daniel Kim, Jong Han Kim

 

United States of America

 

Banking & Finance
Lawyers recognized: John Hilson

 

Bankruptcy
Lawyers recognized: Luc Despins

 

International Trade: FCPA Experts
Lawyers recognized: Timothy Dickinson

 

Projects
Lawyers recognized: Timothy Callahan

 

Tax: International Tax
Lawyers recognized: Alexander Lee, Andrew Short

 



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