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Paul C. Gluckow
 

Paul C. Gluckow

Partner and General Counsel
 
425 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10017 
 
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Paul Gluckow serves as Simpson Thacher’s General Counsel, providing counsel and advice to the Firm and its lawyers on a wide range of legal, compliance, and risk management matters.

Prior to becoming the Firm’s General Counsel, he was a member of Simpson Thacher’s Litigation Department for 25 years, including for 17 years as a Partner. During his years as a litigator at the Firm, Paul represented financial institutions, corporations, and individuals in high-profile securities litigation, M&A-related disputes, antitrust litigation, government and internal investigations, and other complex commercial litigation matters. He has also held various leadership positions at the Firm, including as Co-Chair of the Counsel/Senior Counsel Committee, Business Development Committee, Personnel Committee, and Associates Committee.

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Accolades
  • The Legal 500 U.S.
  • Euromoney's Benchmark Litigation
Education
  • Seton Hall University School of Law, 1994 J.D.
    summa cum laude; Seton Hall Law Review, Editor-in-Chief, 1993–1994
  • University of Glasgow, 1992 M. Phil.
    with highest distinction, Rotary Scholar
  • University of Notre Dame, 1988 B.A.
    magna cum laude
Associations
  • Rotary International Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarship, 1991–1992
  • American Bar Association
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York
  • Federal Bar Council
Clerkships
  • Hon. William G. Bassler, U.S.D.J., 1994–1995
  • Hon. Samuel A. Alito, Jr., U.S.C.J., 1995–1996
Admissions
  • New Jersey 1994
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey 1994
  • New York 1996
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Third Circuit 1996
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York 1996
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York 1996
  • U.S. Court of Appeals DC Circuit 2001
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Second Circuit 2007
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Seventh Circuit 2008
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Eleventh Circuit 2011

Paul Gluckow serves as Simpson Thacher’s General Counsel, providing counsel and advice to the Firm and its lawyers on a wide range of legal, compliance, and risk management matters.

Prior to becoming the Firm’s General Counsel, he was a member of Simpson Thacher’s Litigation Department for 25 years, including for 17 years as a Partner. During his years as a litigator at the Firm, Paul represented financial institutions, corporations, and individuals in high-profile securities litigation, M&A-related disputes, antitrust litigation, government and internal investigations, and other complex commercial litigation matters.

He joined Simpson Thacher in 1996 and over the years has held various leadership positions within the Firm, including as Co-Chair of the Counsel/Senior Counsel Committee, Business Development Committee, Personnel Committee, and Associates Committee.

Paul received his J.D., summa cum laude, from Seton Hall University School of Law in 1994, where he was also Editor-in-Chief of the Seton Hall Law Review. He received his M. Phil. with highest distinction in 1992 from the University of Glasgow and his B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame in 1988. In 1994–1995, Paul served as a law clerk to the Hon. William G. Bassler of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, and in 1995–1996 he clerked for the Hon. Samuel A. Alito, Jr., of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

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