Firm’s press release on winning the case also acknowledges paralegals!
"On July 11, 2006, the Firm [Simpson Thacher & Bartlett] won the dismissal of a consolidated ERISA putative class action filed against American Electric Power. The dismissal of this ERISA action culminated four years of litigation in which the Firm successfully achieved the dismissal of each of a large number of litigations filed against AEP, including federal court securities class actions, state and federal court derivative actions, and federal court ERISA actions.[snip]
"The Simpson Thacher team includes Michael Chepiga, Joe McLaughlin, George Wang, Charlie Divine, Issa Mikel and paralegals Mario Hyacinth and Tracy Williams."