Cadwalader Names Five New Partners

December 18, 2015

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, a leading law firm to global corporations and financial institutions, today announced that attorneys Andrew Alin, Dorothy D. Mehta, Joseph V. Moreno, Bonnie A. Neuman and Amy W. Ray have been elected to the Firm’s partnership, effective January 1, 2016.

“I am proud and excited to introduce Cadwalader’s new class of partners for 2016,” said Pat Quinn, Managing Partner. “We have promoted 21 new partners in just four years, contributing to our organic growth. That growth is supported by our Sponsorship Program for high-performing diverse attorneys, from which three of our new partners graduated. At the same time, we continue to cultivate the premier clients and engaging work that will allow young attorneys to develop and further build the firm’s practices.”

Andrew Alin, Corporate, New York – Andy has a broad-based M&A and general corporate practice. He represents financial institutions and other strategic parties, as well as private equity sponsors and hedge funds, in public company mergers, asset sales, subsidiary carve-outs, corporate governance matters, recapitalizations and other complex transactions. He also advises investment banks providing fairness opinions in mergers and acquisitions transactions. Andy received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania.

Dorothy D. Mehta, Financial Services, New York – Dorothy focuses her practice on alternative investment matters. She has extensive experience representing investment advisers to hedge funds, private equity funds and managed accounts, commodity pool operators and commodity trading advisors. Dorothy was named a "Key Individual" in Fund Formation:  Alternative/Hedge Funds by Legal 500, and a "Rising Star" in Securities and Corporate Finance by Super Lawyers Magazine. She received her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and an A.B. from Cornell University.

Joseph V. Moreno, White Collar Defense and Investigations, Washington, D.C. – Joseph, a former federal prosecutor, has extensive trial and appellate experience handling complex investigations and litigation involving the U.S. Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the U.S. Department of Defense, and other domestic and international law enforcement and military agencies. Joseph received his J.D., cum laude, from St. John's University School of Law, an M.B.A., with honors, from St. John's University, and a B.A., cum laude, from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

Bonnie A. Neuman, Finance, New York – Bonnie’s practice is concentrated in the area of real estate finance, representing clients in domestic and as cross-border transactions, including the origination of mortgage and mezzanine loans, syndication, loan servicing, non-performing loan securitizations, loan restructuring and bankruptcy-related matters. Her clients include global investment banks, national and international financial institutions, investors and servicers. She received her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law, cum laude, and a B.S., magna cum laude, from Boston University.

Amy W. Ray, Antitrust, Washington, D.C. –  Amy represents clients in high-profile U.S. and international antitrust matters. She focuses on transactions, litigation, arbitration and investigations with a competition nexus. Global Competition Review featured her as one of its "40 Under 40 – Class of 2016" antitrust lawyers in its global survey. In addition, Amy has been named a "Rising Star" in Washington, D.C., by Super Lawyers Magazine (2013-2015). She received her J.D. from Harvard Law School, where she was an Equal Justice Fellow, and a B.A., with Highest Distinction, from the University of Virginia.