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Paul Hastings Soars in 2012 Edition of Legal 500 US

New York, NY (June 14, 2012) - Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that 32 practice areas were recognized in the 2012 edition of Legal 500 US, a leading independent legal referral guide.

Paul Hastings practice areas and lawyers were recognized in the following categories:

Finance

Paul Hastings LLPs proactive and practical group provides very high levels of service to clients .

Bank Lending (including other sources of financing)
Capital markets: equity offerings advice to issuers
Capital markets: high-yield debt offerings advice to issuers
Capital markets: high-yield debt offerings advice to managers
Corporate Restructuring
Financial Services: Litigation
Financial Services: Regulatory

Leading Lawyer
Michael Fitzgerald: Capital markets: global offerings

Industry Focus

The level of service is excellent in every way.

Environment: transaction and regulatory
Healthcare: Service Providers

Intellectual Property

Exhibits a rare combination of technical and legal understanding.

Patent litigation: full coverage
Trademarks: litigation

Leading Lawyer
Robert Sherman: Trademarks: Litigation

Investment fund formation and management

An authority in the industry.


Alternative/hedge funds
Mutual/registered funds
Private Equity Funds
Real estate investment trusts (REITs)

Leading Lawyer
Michael Rosella: Mutual/registered funds

Labor and employment

Sits on the top rung of the employment law ladder.


Labor and employment litigation
Workplace and employment counseling


Leading Lawyer
Nancy Abell: Labor and employment litigation; Workplace and employment counseling

Litigation

Very professional and skilled.


International arbitration
Securities: shareholder litigation
Supreme Court and appellate
Trade secrets

Leading Lawyer
Victoria Cundiff: Trade Secrets

Media, technology and telecoms

Deep knowledge of the media space.

Telecoms and broadcast: regulatory
Telecoms and broadcast: transactional

Leading Lawyer
Eric Greenberg: Telecoms & Broadcast, Regulatory

Mergers, acquisitions and buyouts

Responsive and highly skilled attorneys, who provide focused and tailored representation to the clients industry and to the needs of the client .


Antitrust
M&A: middle-market ($500m-999m)
Private equity buyouts

Leading Lawyer
Carl Sanchez: M&A: middle-market ($500m-999m)

Real estate and construction

Impressive subject-matter expertise and rapid response times.

Land use/zoning
Real estate


Tax

A highly skilled team able to address almost any type of issue regardless of complexity.

Domestic Tax: East Coast
Domestic tax: West Coast
International

Leading Lawyer
Douglas Schaaf: Tax: West Coast