Paul Weiss hires high profile litigator from US Attorney's

June 29, 2014 Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison has made a high profile hire with the addition of Lorin Reisner, the chief of the criminal division in the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of New York, to the firm’s partnership.

The firm’s chairperson Brad S. Karp said: “We are delighted to welcome a lawyer of Lorin’s stature, talent and expertise to our firm. Lorin has enjoyed a remarkable career in both the public and private sectors, and his intellect and unique experiences will enhance our ability to provide our clients with wise advice and counsel. He will be a significant addition to the Paul, Weiss family.”

Reisner will work in the white-collar crime practice, the regulatory defense practice, the government investigations practice and the litigation practice.

Reisner said of the move: “I am thrilled to be joining Paul, Weiss and the firm’s premier litigation department. I look forward to working with this outstanding team of attorneys and using my experience to help the firm’s clients navigate the complex legal and regulatory challenges they face.”

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