Cadwalader Recognized for Continued Excellence by Chambers Global 2011

Apr 19, 2011

More Than 20 Attorneys Recognized in 17 Practice Areas

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP and many of its lawyers and practices were tapped as among the tops in business law by the 2011 edition of Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

The top global, U.S. and U.K. practices included:

  • Capital Markets: Structured Finance & Derivatives: Global-wide (Band 3 ranking)
  • Capital Markets: Securitisation: Global-wide (Band 3 ranking)
  • International Private Client: Global-wide (Band 3 ranking)
  • Restructuring/Insolvency: United Kingdom (Band 4 ranking)
  • Bankruptcy: United States of America (Band 3 ranking)
  • Capital Markets: Derivatives: United States of America (Band 2 ranking)
  • Capital Markets: Structured Products: United States of America (Band 2 ranking)
  • Capital Markets: Securitisation: United States of America (Band 1 ranking)
  • Corporate/M&A: United States of America (Band 4 ranking)
  • Tax: Corporate & Finance: United States of America (Band 3 ranking)

Individually, 22 Cadwalader lawyers were ranked as prominent practitioners in their fields, including eight who placed in the first band in their areas of expertise, the top echelon in the Chambers rankings. First-tier practitioners were noted in the categories of International Private Client in the Global section; and in Capital Markets: Derivatives, Capital Markets: Securitization, Capital Markets: Structured Products, Corporate/M&A, and Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation) in the U.S.

Cadwalader lawyers who were recognized in the top rankings include:

  • Dennis J. Block – Corporate/M&A
  • Anna Glick - Capital Markets: Securitisation
  • Robert C. Lawrence III - International Private Client
  • Steven D. Lofchie - Capital Markets: Derivatives
  • Paul Pantano - Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
  • Richard M. Schetman - Capital Markets: Structured Products
  • Jordan Schwartz - Capital Markets: Securitisation
  • Lary Stromfeld - Capital Markets: Derivatives

Chambers Global ranks leading law firms and lawyers worldwide by carrying out thousands of interviews with lawyers and clients. The rankings are based on such criteria as legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness, diligence, and commitment to the client. Inclusion in the guide is based solely on the research.

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