Cadwalader Attorneys, Practices Recognized by 2014 Chambers Global Guide

March 25, 2014

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, a leading counselor to global corporations and financial institutions, has been named among the leaders in business law in the 2014 edition of Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, with 28 attorneys and nine practice groups recognized.

The firm’s top global, U.K. and U.S. practices include:

  • Capital Markets: Derivatives: U.S. (Band 2 ranking)
  • Capital Markets: Securitisation: Global (Band 4 ranking)
  • Capital Markets: Securitisation: U.S. (Band 2 ranking)
  • Capital Markets: Structured Finance & Derivatives: Global (Band 3 ranking)
  • Capital Markets: Structured Products: U.S. (Band 2 ranking)
  • Competition/European Law/Antitrust: Belgium (Recognised Firm)
  • International Private Client: Global (Band 4 ranking)
  • Restructuring/Insolvency: U.K. (Band 5 ranking)
  • Tax: Corporate & Finance: U.S. (Band 3 ranking)

Individually, 28 Cadwalader lawyers are ranked as prominent practitioners in their fields, including nine who are placed in the top band in their areas of expertise, the upper echelon in the Chambers rankings.

First-tier practitioners are noted in the Capital Markets: Derivatives, Capital Markets: Securitisation, Capital Markets: Structured Products, Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation) and International Trade: FCPA Experts categories in the U.S. section, and include:

  • Peter B. Clark – International Trade: FCPA Experts
  • Michael S. Gambro – Capital Markets: Securitisation
  • Anna H. Glick – Capital Markets: Securitisation
  • Steven D. Lofchie – Capital Markets: Derivatives
  • Paul J. Pantano, Jr. – Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation); also recognized in Capital Markets: Derivatives
  • Richard M. Schetman – Capital Markets: Structured Products
  • Jordan M. Schwartz – Capital Markets: Securitisation
  • Ray Shirazi – Capital Markets: Derivatives; also recognized in Capital Markets: Structured Products
  • Lary Stromfeld – Capital Markets: Derivatives

The following Cadwalader attorneys are also featured in the Chambers Global rankings:

  • Adam F. Blakemore – Tax
  • Bruce C. Bloomingdale – Capital Markets: Structured Finance
  • Alec J. Burnside – Competition/European Law
  • Steven N. Cohen – Banking & Finance
  • Angus Duncan – Capital Markets: Structured Finance & Derivatives
  • Mark C. Ellenberg – Bankruptcy/Restructuring
  • Stuart N. Goldstein – Capital Markets: Securitisation
  • Alexander J. Hadjis – International Trade: IP
  • R. Ronald Hopkinson – Private Equity: Buyouts
  • Christopher A. Hughes – Intellectual Property: Patent
  • Stewart Kagan – Private Equity: Buyouts
  • Robert C. Lawrence – International Private Client
  • Jeffrey Maddox – Capital Markets: Equity (International Firms)
  • Michael E. Niebruegge – Banking & Finance
  • Yushan Ng – Restructuring/Insolvency
  • Patrick T. Quinn – Capital Markets: Securitisation
  • Charles F. Rule – Competition/Antitrust
  • Ira J. Schacter – Capital Markets: Securitisation
  • Robert G. Stephens – Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional)

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.