Paul Hastings Earns Most Recognitions in its History in Chambers USA 2022, Including 44 New or Improved Rankings

June 01, 2022

Reinforces Elite Positioning in Private Equity, Banking & Finance, Real Estate Finance, High Yield Debt, Bankruptcy & Restructuring, Infrastructure Projects, Intellectual Property, Litigation, and Investigations & White Collar Defense

New York – Paul Hastings LLP has earned the most practice and lawyer rankings in its history in Chambers USA 2022: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, garnering recognitions across a broad range of transactional, disputes, and regulatory practices and industries. The firm was recognized for excellence across 65 practice areas as well as more than 150 total individual lawyer rankings.

In the 2022 edition of Chambers USA, Paul Hastings was recognized with 44 new or improved rankings, including six new practice group rankings and strong representation across Private Equity, Banking & Finance, Real Estate Finance, High Yield Debt, Bankruptcy & Restructuring, Infrastructure Projects, Intellectual Property, Litigation and Investigations & White Collar Defense practices, among other areas. The firm was ranked Band 1 in 13 practice groups, with 15 attorneys individually ranked in Band 1. Chambers ranked 16 Paul Hastings lawyers for the first time and elevated the individual rankings for 15 lawyers who were previously ranked in last year’s edition.

Paul Hastings continues to solidify its status as one of the preeminent global law firms through an enterprise-wide focus on providing intellectual capital and superior execution to clients. The firm’s 2022 recognitions from Chambers follow a record year in 2021, with the firm ranking in The American Lawyer’s “Premier League” for momentum, profit and prestige amongst firms in the 2022 American Lawyer 100.

A full list of Paul Hastings’ rankings in the Chambers USA 2022 guide can be found here, in Chambers’ summary of the firm’s unprecedented performance.

Dedicated to helping the world’s leading Wall Street and global investment banks, asset managers and corporations achieve their business and legal goals, Paul Hastings is a premier global finance law firm with elite teams in finance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and litigation. We are one of only a handful of law firms ranked across multiple core finance areas including: structured credit, leveraged finance, private credit, capital markets and real estate finance.

Our unmatched client service has helped us become one of the legal profession’s most admired firms, known for a diverse and highly collaborative culture that delivers innovative solutions.

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Global Finance

Securities and Capital Markets

Financial Restructuring

Investigations and White Collar Defense

Employment Law

Entertainment and Media

Data Privacy and Cybersecurity

Mergers and Acquisitions


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Employment Litigation

Leveraged & Syndicated Lending

White Collar Defense

Patent Litigation

Real Estate

Hospitality and Leisure

Securities Litigation

Direct Lending and Private Credit Lending

Structured Credit

Real Estate Litigation

United States

Financial Services

LIBOR Transition

Real Estate Restructuring and Reorganization

Real Estate Development and Construction

Real Estate Equity Investments and Joint Ventures

Real Estate Finance

Real Estate Acquisitions and Dispositions


Financial Services Litigation

Asset-Based Lending

Trade Secrets

Patent Office

ITC Section 337 Investigations

Energy and Infrastructure

SEC Enforcement Defense and Regulatory Counseling


Antitrust and Competition

Life Sciences and Healthcare

FDA Regulatory and Enforcement

Executive Compensation, Benefits, and ERISA

Complex Litigation and Arbitration



Technology, Media and Telecommunications

Environment and Energy

Private Investment Funds

Data Privacy and Cybersecurity



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