Brad S. Karp
|Brad S. Karp|
|Born||1960 (age 53–54)|
|Other names||Brad Karp|
|Known for||Chairman of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP|
Karp earned his B.A. from Union College in 1981. He went on to receive a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1984. Aside from a clerkship under Judge Irving R. Kaufman in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Karp has worked continuously at Paul, Weiss since his days as a summer associate.
Karp has represented a wide range of clients in his career, including many financial services firms. His client list includes JPMorgan Chase, Wachovia, Morgan Stanley, Apollo Global Management, Merrill Lynch, Deloitte, MacAndrews & Forbes, ING, Bear Stearns, Ericsson, Hexion, Scottish Power and Eton Park in securities, commercial and regulatory matters.
The strength of his work for Citigroup in the wake of the Enron and WorldCom scandals featured prominently in Paul, Weiss being named "Litigation Department of the Year" by The American Lawyer in 2006.
- Frankel, Alison (January 2006). "Litigation Department of the Year: The Lifesavers". The American Lawyer.
- Sorkin, Andrew Ross (May 12, 2008). "Paul Weiss Picks Its New Chairman". The New York Times. Retrieved 2009-03-19.
- Koppel, Nathan (May 9, 2008). "Paul Weiss Picks Karp To Become Next Chairman". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 2009-03-19.