Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP (Cadwalader), a leading counselor to global financial institutions and corporations, today announced that it has promoted the following attorneys to the position of Special Counsel: Brendan D. Delany, Daniel J. Howley, Stephanie Marcantonio, Lambrina Mathews, Christopher Milenkevich and Howard Wizenfeld.
“I am pleased to announce the promotion of 6 new Special Counsel. Each of these attorneys has demonstrated exceptional skill in service to our clients,” said W. Christopher White, Chairman of Cadwalader. “We are very proud of them and delighted to recognize their contribution.”
- Brendan D. Delany advises clients in transactions related to energy finance, commodities finance and leasing, real estate finance, and mergers & acquisitions, focusing primarily in the energy and commodities, real estate, hospitality and financial services sectors. He received his J.D. from Catholic University's Columbus School of Law, where he was a published member of the Catholic University Law Review, and his B.S.F.S. from Georgetown University's Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service.
- Daniel J. Howley counsels clients on antitrust matters, including litigation, mergers and acquisitions, and investigations by the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission. He received a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering and Physics from Duke University.
- Stephanie Marcantonio advises health care providers, pharmaceutical companies and tax-exempt entities, including religious organizations and foundations, on a wide array of corporate transactional, regulatory and governance matters and represents lenders and borrowers in health care financings. She received her J.D., summa cum laude, from Pace University School of Law, where she was the Executive Productions Editor of the Pace Law Review, and her B.S. in Business Administration from Villanova University.
- Lambrina Mathews represents financial institutions, investment advisers and other public and privately-held companies in various industries and their officers and directors in corporate and securities litigation and other complex business litigation matters, including securities and derivative class actions, M&A and other corporate control litigation, investigations, and litigation involving structured financial products and investments. Lambrina received her J.D. from St. John's University School of Law, where she served on the editorial board of the Journal of Legal Commentary. She received her undergraduate degree, cum laudeand with departmental honors, from the City University of New York and her master's degree, with honor and distinction, from Adelphi University while pursuing a prior career in the field of education. Lambrina previously served as a federal law clerk to the Honorable Richard K. Eaton of the United States Court of International Trade.
- Christopher Milenkevich has closed many billions of dollars in real estate finance transactions secured by a wide range of single-asset and portfolio properties, including major hotels, shopping centers and office buildings located throughout the United States, Mexico and Europe. His practice encompasses not just originations but secondary-market transactions, intercreditor relationships and remedies and workouts. He received his undergraduate degree from Columbia University and his J.D. from the New York University School of Law.
- Howard Wizenfeld handles complex patent litigations primarily in the electrical engineering, telecommunications, and computer science fields, and has handled litigations in the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and chemical sectors. He also counsels clients with respect to various intellectual property issues, including licensing or purchasing IP assets, corporate transactions that concern IP, and patent prosecution. Although Howard's practice largely focuses on intellectual property law, he has also litigated non-IP matters. He earned his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law, where he was a member of Moot Court, and his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University.