Paul Hastings Receives High Accolades from The Legal 500

May 07, 2007

Paul Hastings Receives High Accolades from The Legal 500

New York, NY (May 7, 2006) - Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP (Paul Hastings), a leading international firm, is pleased to announce that The Legal 500 bestowed top honors on numerous Paul Hastings practice areas and attorneys in its rankings of the best law firms in Volumes I and II of its Legal 500 US and its annual Asia Pacific Legal 500. The Legal 500 is one of the leading, independent legal referral guides relied on by general counsels.

The following Paul Hastings' practice areas and individual attorneys were recently recognized by The Legal 500.

The Legal 500 US-Volume 1 (Corporate and Finance)(2007)

Acqusition Finance
Attorneys Recognized: Michele Cohen, Kevin Fisher and John Hilson

Corporate Restructuring--Advice to Creditors and Financial Institutions
Attorneys Recognized: Jesse Austin, Kevin Fisher and Melissa Schwartz

Investment Funds-Mutual Fund Formation
Attorneys Recognized: Julie Allecta, David Hearth, Mitchell Nichter and Michael Rosella

Mergers and Acquisitions-International Deals Under $1Bn
Attorneys Recognized: Charles Baker, Kenneth Bender, Wayne Bradley, David Dedyo, David Klein, Thomas Kruger, Frank Layson, Robert Miller and Carl Sanchez

Private Equity-Buyouts Sub-$1Bn
Attorneys Recognized: Siobhan Burke, Rob Carlson, Michael McKinnon, Robert Miller, William Schwitter, William Simpson, Peter Tennyson and Gregg Vignos

The Legal 500 US-Volume II (Intellectual Property, Media, Technology & Telecoms)(2007)

IP: Contentious - Trade Secrets - Integrated Service, Advice and Litigation
Attorneys Recognized: Eric Bensen, Victoria Cundiff, George Graff, Ned Isokawa, Stephen Korniczky, Hamilton Loeb and Douglas Olson

IP: Contentious - Trademarks - Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Attorney Recognized: Robert Sherman

IP: Contentious-Patent Litigation: Full Coverage
Attorneys Recognized: Michael Bednarek, Terry Garnett, Lawrence Gotts, Stephen Korniczky, Ronald Lemieux, Douglas Olson, Joe O'Malley, Bruce Wexler and Vincent Yip

IP: Copyright-National
Attorneys Recognized: Michael Bednarek, Jamie Broder, Victoria Cundiff, Dennis Ellis and George Graff

Attorney Recognized: Behnam Dayanim

The Asia Pacific Legal 500 (2006/2007)

Practice Areas Recognized:

  • Banking and Finance (Hong Kong); Banking and Finance: Foreign firms (China); Banking and Finance: International firms and joint ventures (Japan)

  • Capital Markets: Debt (Hong Kong); Capital Markets: Foreign firms (China)

  • Corporate (including M&A) (Hong Kong); Corporate/FDI: Foreign firms (China); Corporate/M&A: International firms and joint ventures (Japan)

  • Dispute Resolution (Hong Kong); Dispute Resolution: International firms and joint ventures (Japan)

  • Employment: Foreign Firms (China); Employment (Hong Kong)

  • Foreign Law Firms with Experience in Korea (South Korea)

  • Intellectual Property: Foreign firms (China); Intellectual Property: International firms and joint ventures (Japan)

  • Projects and Energy (Hong Kong); Projects and Energy: International firms and joint ventures (Japan)

  • Real Estate (Hong Kong); Real Estate and Construction: International firms and joint ventures (Japan); Real Estate: Foreign firms (China)

  • Restructuring and Insolvency (Hong Kong)

  • Securitization: International firms and joint ventures (Japan).

Attorneys Recognized: Neil Campbell for Structured Finance and Securitization (in Hong Kong); Norifusa Hashimoto for Banking and Finance (in Japan); Jong Han Kim for Foreign Law Firms with Experience in Korea (in South Korea); Haig Oghigian for Dispute Resolution (in Japan); Raj Pande for Projects and Energy (in Hong Kong and Japan); and John Steed for both Real Estate and Securitization (in Japan).



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