Cadwalader Attorneys, Practices Recognized in 2015 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

August 18, 2014

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, a leading counselor to global financial institutions and corporations, has been recognized in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, with 43 lawyers across 29 practice areas featured in the guide. Inclusion in the publication is based on a peer-review process in which approximately 50,000 leading attorneys cast nearly five million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas.

Cadwalader attorneys were chosen as leaders in the areas of Administrative/Regulatory, Antitrust, Antitrust Litigation, Banking and Finance, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization, Bankruptcy Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Corporate, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Derivatives and Futures, Employee Benefits-ERISA, Equipment Finance, Financial Services Regulation, Health Care, Intellectual Property Litigation, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity, Mergers and Acquisitions, Mergers and Acquisitions Litigation, Patent Law, Patent Litigation, Real Estate, Real Estate Litigation, Securities/Capital Markets, Securities Litigation, Securities Regulation, Securitization and Structured Finance, Tax, and Trusts and Estates.

The publication also named Steven Lofchie, co-chair of Cadwalader’s Financial Services Group, its 2015 Lawyer of the Year for Securities Regulation in New York, a recognition awarded to only one lawyer per practice and metropolitan area.

The following individual attorneys are also recognized as leaders in their fields:

Charlotte: Scott Cammarn (Banking and Finance; Financial Services Regulation), James Carroll (Banking and Finance; Real Estate; Securitization and Structured Finance), Stuart Goldstein (Securitization and Structured Finance) and Francisco Linares (Derivatives and Futures).

New York: Richard Aborn (Equipment Finance), Frederic Altschuler (Real Estate; Real Estate Litigation), Louis Bevilacqua (Corporate), Kathy Hirata Chin (Health Care), James Frazier (Employee Benefits-ERISA), Michael Gambro (Securitization and Structured Finance), Anna Glick (Securitization and Structured Finance), Bronislaw Grala (Employee Benefits-ERISA), Steven Herman (Real Estate), Jonathan Hoff (Securities Litigation), R. Ronald Hopkinson (Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity), Christopher Hughes (Intellectual Property Litigation; Patent Law; Patent Litigation), Robert Lawrence (Trusts and Estates), Steven Lofchie (Administrative/Regulatory; Derivatives and Futures; Securities/Capital Markets; Securities Regulation), Gregory Markel (Commercial Litigation; Securities Litigation; Antitrust Litigation; Mergers and Acquisitions Litigation), Brian McGovern (Health Care), William McInerney (Real Estate), David Miller (Tax), Paul Mourning (Health Care), Gregory Petrick (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization; Bankruptcy Litigation), Patrick Quinn (Securitization and Structured Finance), Richard Schetman (Derivatives and Futures), Jordan Schwartz (Securitization and Structured Finance), Ray Shirazi (Derivatives and Futures), Louis Solomon (Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Intellectual Property Litigation), Lary Stromfeld (Derivatives and Futures; Securitization and Structured Finance), Linda Swartz (Tax), W. Christopher White (Real Estate) and James Woolery (Corporate; Mergers and Acquisitions).

Washington, D.C.: Raymond Banoun (Criminal Defense: White-Collar), Bradley Bondi (Financial Services Regulation), Mark Ellenberg (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization; Bankruptcy Litigation), Kenneth Irvin (Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization; Bankruptcy Litigation), Adam Lurie (Criminal Defense: White-Collar), Gregory Mocek (Derivatives and Futures), Paul Pantano (Derivatives and Futures), Charles “Rick” Rule (Antitrust; Antitrust Litigation) and Kenneth Wainstein (Criminal Defense: White-Collar).