Paul M. Basta

Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Paul M. Basta

Paul M. Basta

Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

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3

Number of Awards

22

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Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

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Former Chair, Litigation Department at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

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Senior Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

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Co-Chair, Antitrust Practice Group at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

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Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

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Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

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Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

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Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Partner at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

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Paul M. Basta
Partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Education
JD, Order of the Coif
Class of 1992

Since enrolling its first class in 1865, The George Washington University Law School has produced some of the finest minds across the spectrum of legal scholarship. That tradition continues today, as GW Law graduates use the knowledge and skills they gain here to influence the critical legal conversations of our times.

BA in Political Science
Class of 1988

The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, UMich, or U of M), frequently referred to as simply Michigan, is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. It is the state's oldest university and the flagship campus of the University of Michigan. It is one of the original eight Public Ivy universities and is one of the founding members of the Association of American Universities. It has been ranked among the top five research universities in the US, and among the top 20 universities in the world. U-M also has satellite campuses in Flint and Dearborn.

Memberships
Fellow
Current

TO EXPAND KNOWLEDGE AND ADVANCE JUSTICE THROUGH INNOVATIVE, INTERDISCIPLINARY, AND RIGOROUS EMPIRICAL RESEARCH ON THE LAW.

Fellow
Current

The College was formed in 1989 and has over 800 Fellows that are selected by a Board of Regents from among recommendations received from the Circuit Admissions Council in each federal judicial circuit. The Regents select those who meet the following standards: (i) the highest professional qualifications and ethical standards; (ii) the highest level of character, integrity, professional expertise and leadership which demonstrates the likelihood that they will continue to contribute to the enhancement of bankruptcy and insolvency scholarship, continuing education, and contributions to the improvement of the bankruptcy and insolvency processes; (iii) a commitment to fostering and furthering the objectives of the College; (iv) sustained evidence of scholarship, teaching, lecturing and distinguished published writings on bankruptcy practice or insolvency practice, procedure, philosophy, improvements and reforms which demonstrates a consistent contribution to the enhancement of bankruptcy and insolvency literature, education, practice and the overall improvement of the process.The mission of the College is to honor and recognize distinguished bankruptcy professionals who are qualified for membership in an effort to set standards of achievement for others in the insolvency community, and to fund and assist projects that enhance the highest quality of bankruptcy practice, including undergraduate and graduate programs related to bankruptcy and insolvency. Historically, the prestigious American College of Bankruptcy Induction Ceremony, a black tie event, has been held in early spring at the United States Supreme Court Great Hall, followed by a reception. Well known individuals who have addressed the Induction Ceremony include Supreme Court Justices, members of Congress, Department of Justice officials, White House staff members, academicians and appellate judges.

Career History
Partner
Current

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP is a law firm that serve as counsel to companies and investment funds. They have expertise in the areas of bankruptcy and corporate reorganization, employee benefits and executive compensation, intellectual property, personal representation, real estate and tax law. The company is headquartered in New York, NY.

Partner
2006 - 2017

Kirkland & Ellis LLP provides legal services. The company counsels clients in complex litigation, corporate and tax, intellectual property and restructuring matters. The company was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Clerk
1992 - 1993
Political Donations
$1,000
2012

Former Governor of Nebraska

$1,000
2011

Senator from Massachusetts

$1,000
2011

Senator from Pennsylvania

Transactions
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Legato Merger Corp. purchases Algoma Steel, Inc. resulting in a new company Algoma Steel Group, Inc.

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Churchill Capital Corp. II purchases SkillSoft Ltd. from SSI Investments II Ltd. resulting in a new company Skillsoft Corp.

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Churchill Capital Corp. II purchases Global Knowledge Training LLC from Rhône Capital LLC resulting in a new company Skillsoft Corp.

Awards & Honors
2020
The American Lawyer - Dealmaker of the Year
2012
Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business
2012
Super Lawyers Magazine - New York Super Lawyers
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