Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison is adding to its M&A practice with two partners in its corporate department in New York, the firm has announced.

The firm is adding Gerald Brant and Jeffrey Kochian, both advisers on high-profile public and private mergers and acquisitions, from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, calling them “smart, commercial and client-focused” lawyers with whom the firm has previously worked “on numerous transactions.”