DOMA Win Pushes Paul Weiss Partner Into Limelight

Law360, Washington (June 26, 2013, 7:56 PM EDT) -- Wednesday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision striking down part of the Defense of Marriage Act was a major victory for Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP partner Roberta A. Kaplan, a corporate litigator with no prior Supreme Court experience who has now secured a spot in the exclusive ranks of successful high court civil rights advocates.

Legal experts say Kaplan, a litigating partner who made her name at Paul Weiss by representing major corporate clients such as JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Fitch Ratings, has added...
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