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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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