Cadwalader Named Top Derivatives & Futures Law Firm in 2020 U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers Rankings

Nov 05, 2019

Cadwalader was named “Law Firm of the Year” in Derivatives & Futures Law in the 2020 edition of the U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings. Only one law firm in each of the nationally ranked practice areas receives this recognition. The firm also is ranked nationally in 20 practice areas and regionally in 31 areas.

Cadwalader earned National Tier 1 rankings in Commercial Litigation; Corporate Law; Derivatives and Futures Law; Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law; Litigation - Patent; Litigation - Real Estate; Litigation - Securities; Real Estate Law; Securities Regulation; Securitization and Structured Finance Law; and Trust & Estates Law.

Cadwalader is also ranked nationally in Antitrust Law; Banking and Finance Law; Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Health Care Law; Litigation - Bankruptcy; Litigation - Intellectual Property; Patent Law; Securities/Capital Markets Law; and Tax Law.

The firm received the following Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings:

Charlotte: Banking and Finance Law; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Derivatives and Futures Law; Financial Services Regulation Law; Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy); Litigation - Securities; and Securitization and Structured Finance Law.

New York City: Commercial Litigation; Derivatives and Futures Law; Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law; Health Care Law; Litigation - Intellectual Property; Litigation - Patent; Litigation - Real Estate; Litigation - Securities; Real Estate Law; Securities Regulation; Securitization and Structured Finance Law; Tax Law; and Trusts and Estates Law.

Additionally, the firm is ranked regionally in the following areas:

Charlotte: Corporate Law; Criminal Defense: White-Collar; and Real Estate Law.

New York City: Administrative/Regulatory Law; Antitrust Law; Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Corporate Law; Criminal Defense: White-Collar; Litigation - Bankruptcy; Patent Law and Securities/Capital Markets Law.

In August, Cadwalader was featured in the 2020 Best Lawyers in America guide, with 31 lawyers across a broad range of practices recognized in the guide.

 

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