Brad S. Karp

Paul Weiss (New York)
Lawyer (Partner)

Chairman of the firm since 2008, Brad Karp is one of the country’s leading litigators and corporate advisers. Brad has successfully guided numerous Fortune 100 companies, global financial institutions and other companies through “bet the company” litigations, regulatory matters and internal investigations. Prior to being named chairman of Paul, Weiss, Brad chaired the firm’s Litigation Department. Brad has spent his entire career at Paul, Weiss, beginning as a summer associate. Brad is described by Chambers as “the best strategic adviser in the business” and “someone who every CEO in America should have on speed dial,” and by The New York Times as “the most connected lawyer in the country.” Brad has earned numerous accolades for his successful client representations and legal achievements and for his role as a leader in the legal profession, the business community and the public interest world. In 2018-19, Brad was recognized by the Financial Times with its Special Achievement Award for his legal achievements and leadership of Paul, Weiss and was named the “Attorney of the Year,” a “Distinguished Leader,” and a “Trailblazer” by the New York Law Journal, “Litigator of the Year” by The American Lawyer, “Securities Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers, “Banking MVP of the Year” and “Sports MVP of the Year” by Law 360, an “Equality Trailblazer” by the National Law Journal, and received the William Nelson Cromwell Award from the New York County Lawyers Association for his “unselfish service to the profession and the community.” Brad has represented numerous Fortune 100 companies, major financial institutions, leading investment managers and other entities in their most business-critical and franchise-threatening matters. Brad’s record of success in multibillion-dollar litigations and arbitrations, dismissals of multibillion-dollar lawsuits, and appeals in state and federal court is unrivaled. In addition, Brad has successfully represented numerous corporations and others before state and federal regulatory and enforcement agencies, led dozens of internal investigations, and represented numerous board special committees.

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Brad S. Karp, Andrew C. Finch, Jonathan S. Kanter The California, New York and Washington Attorneys General announce their intent to take action against unfair "price gouging" and the US DOJ focuses on public health products during the COVID-19 situation

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State AGs Respond to COVID-19-Related “Price Gouging” and DOJ Antitrust Enforcement to Focus on Public Health Products* The outbreak and continued spread of a new strain of coronavirus, COVID-19, has led to surging demand for, and in some cases shortages in the supply of, a wide variety of (...)

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