Daily News: December 4, 2017

Paul, Weiss Elects Five New Partners


Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison elected five new partners to the partnership, effective January 1, 2018: Yahonnes Cleary, Brian S. Grieve, Kyle J. Kimpler, Lindsay B. Parks and Ramy J. Wahbeh. Four of the new partners are resident in the firm’s New York office. Wahbeh is resident in the firm’s London office.

“We are delighted to welcome these spectacular lawyers to our partnership,” said Brad S. Karp, chairman of Paul, Weiss. “They are talented lawyers in their respective areas of expertise, and each has demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to clients, colleagues and the firm.”

Cleary will become a partner in the litigation department, where he will handle a broad range of complex commercial lawsuits, investigations and regulatory matters. Prior to joining Paul, Weiss, Cleary clerked for the Honorable Barrington D. Parker of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Grieve will become a partner in the tax department. He will advise on a broad range of transactional matters, including the tax aspects of M&A transactions, fund formation, restructurings, securities issuances and derivative transactions.

Kimpler will become a partner in the bankruptcy department. Kimpler will handle a broad range of matters on behalf of key constituents in complex restructurings, and will be regularly involved in bankruptcy-related litigation and insolvency issues.

Parks will become a partner in the tax department, where she will work on a broad range of transactional matters. Parkswill handle the tax aspects of M&A transactions, fund formation, joint ventures and restructurings.

Wahbeh will become a partner in the corporate department, where he will focus on complex cross-border mergers and acquisitions, strategic joint ventures and private equity, primarily in Europe.