Cadwalader Attorneys Recognized in 2015 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

September 17, 2015

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, a leading counselor to global financial institutions and corporations, has been recognized in the 2015 New York Metro Edition of Super Lawyers, with 40 lawyers featured in the guide.

The Cadwalader attorneys chosen by Super Lawyers are: Richard Aborn (Aviation & Aerospace), Fredric Altschuler (Real Estate), Louis Bevilacqua (Mergers & Acquisitions), Kathy Chin (Health Care), Steven Eckhaus (Employment & Labor), Michael Gambro (Securities & Corporate Finance), Howard Hawkins, Jr. (Business Litigation), Steven Herman (Real Estate), Jonathan Hoff (Securities Litigation), Ronald Hopkinson (Mergers & Acquisitions), Christopher Hughes (Intellectual Property Litigation), Steven Lofchie (Securities & Corporate Finance), Gregory Markel (Securities Litigation and named among Super Lawyers New York Metro Top 100 lawyers), William McInerney (Real Estate), David Miller (Tax), Richard Nugent (Tax), Patrick Quinn (Securities & Corporate Finance), Jordan Schwartz (Securities & Corporate Finance), Martin Seidel (Securities Litigation), Ray Shirazi (Securities & Corporate Finance), Louis Solomon (Business Litigation), Lary Stromfeld (Securities & Corporate Finance), and Linda Swartz (Tax).

Super Lawyers are chosen through a multi-phase, patented selection process which includes a statewide survey of lawyers, independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The top lawyers from more than 70 practice areas are selected for Super Lawyers.

Attorneys recognized as Rising Stars include: Joshua Apfelroth (Mergers & Acquisitions), Richard Brand (Business & Corporate), Gillian Groarke Burns (Securities Litigation), Brandon Clar (Banking),  Thomas Curtin (Bankruptcy), Jared Facher (Health Care), Robert Foote (Business Litigation), Brian Foster (Securities & Corporate Finance), Christina Holder (Health Care), Stephanie Marcantonio (Health Care), Braden McCurrach (Mergers & Acquisitions), Joshua Shapiro (Antitrust Litigation), David Silverman (Mergers & Acquisitions), Jared Stanisci (Business Litigation), Adam Summers (Business & Corporate), and Christopher Updike (Bankruptcy).

To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. While up to five percent of the lawyers in the state are named to Super Lawyers, no more than 2.5 percent are named to the Rising Stars list.