Paul Hastings Soars in 2012 Edition of Legal 500 US

June 14, 2012

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:


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


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


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



Corporate, Litigation, Real Estate, Intellectual Property, Life Sciences, and Employment

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