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Paul Hastings Ranks as Leading M&A Advisor in First Half of 2011

July 18, 2011


New York, NY
- Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that the firm was ranked as one of the top legal advisors by Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters and mergermarket, which recently released results for the first half of 2011.

Highlights include:

Global
The firm took a top 20 spot in worldwide middle market deals by deal count in both Thomson Reuters Small-Cap M&A Legal Advisory Review and Thomson Reuters Mid-Market M&A Legal Review.

Asia
Paul Hastings grabbed top 10 legal adviser spots to South Korean deals by deal count in Bloombergs Q1-Q2 2011 M&A League Tables and by both deal count and deal volume in mergermarkets league tables. The firm also ranked in the top 10 in China-based deal count and deal volume for Thomson Reuters Small-Cap M&A Review, and in the top 10 by deal count and top 20 by deal volume in Thomson Reuters Mid-Market M&A Legal Review. Paul Hastings took top 20 spots in Hong Kong-based deal volume in Bloombergs Q1-Q2 2011 M&A League Tables, and in the top 15 by deal count in Thomson Reuters Mid-Market M&A Review.

United States
Paul Hastings hit the top 10 on US Mid-West M&A by deal count in mergermarkets League Tables of Legal Advisors to Global M&A for the first half of 2011. In addition, the firm placed in the top 20 for US transactions by deal volume in the Thomson Reuters Mid-Market M&A Legal Review, the Thomson Reuters Small-Cap M&A Legal Advisory Review and for US-based deal count in the Thomson Reuters Small-Cap M&A Legal Advisory Review.
 
Europe
The firm was positioned in the top 20 for European deal count in Thomson Reuters Small-Cap M&A Legal Advisory Review. Specifically, Paul Hastings came in the top five in France-based deal count in both the Thomson Reuters Small-Cap M&A Legal Review and Mid-Market M&A Legal Review. Mergermarket and Bloomberg ranked the firm in the top 20 for France transactions.

Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker is a leading global law firm with offices in Asia, Europe, and the United States. We provide innovative legal solutions to financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies. Please visit www.paulhastings.com for more information.