Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP Announces New Partner
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Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP are a law firm headquartered on Sixth Avenue in New York City. In terms of profit per partner, Paul, Weiss was ranked the sixth most profitable law firm in the United States in 2010. In addition to its headquarter office in New York, Paul, Weiss maintains presences in Washington, D.C., Wilmington, DE, Toronto, London, Tokyo, Beijing and Hong Kong. The firm has a well-established background. Paul Weiss litigators represented Spiro Agnew in his nolo contendere plea bargain after the Watergate scandal.

The firm’s tax department has announced that Scott M. Sontag has joined the practice as a partner. As a recognized and talented tax attorney He will focus on a wide range of domestic and international transactions. Partner and co-chair of the tax department Richard Bronstein said that, “he brings extensive experience to advising clients on a broad range of transactions.”


A graduate of the New York University School of Law, Scott M. Sontag has been ranked as a leading Tax lawyer by Chambers USA and by Legal 500 US.

Partner and co-chair of the tax department at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, Jeffrey Samuels said “Scott’s work in mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy, private equity and real estate position him to make a significant contribution to our practice.”

Some other notable litigation clients held by Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in the 1970s included Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Bruce Bromley, Curt Flood, in his unsuccessful lawsuit against Major League Baseball’s reserve clause.

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Paul Weiss has various openings for those in the job market, looking for opportunities. Please check here for more jobs at Paul Weiss. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP is a law firm headquartered on Sixth Avenue in New York City. The firm has an well-established background in corporate, personal representation, entertainment law and litigation practices. The firm is also noted for corporate work in private equity mergers and acquisitions,  capital markets regulation, investment funds formation, high-yield debt offerings, bankruptcy and corporate reorganization, employee benefitsand executive compensation, finance, intellectual property, real estate and tax law.

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