Cadwalader Recognized by The Legal 500 US 2015 Among Nation’s Top Firms

Jun 03, 2015

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, a leading counselor to global financial institutions and corporations, has been recognized for excellence across a broad range of practice areas in the 2015 edition of The Legal 500 US, a leading guide to the legal profession.

A total of 17 Cadwalader practices are nationally ranked, including the following:

  • Antitrust: Civil Litigations/Class Actions
  • Antitrust: Merger Control
  • Corporate Restructuring (including Bankruptcy)
  • Domestic Tax
  • Energy: Regulatory
  • Financial Products
  • Financial Services: Regulatory
  • Fund Formation: Alternative/Hedge Funds
  • International Tax
  • M&A: Large Deals ($1bn+)
  • Municipal Bankruptcy
  • Not-For-Profit (Non-Profit and Tax Exempt Organizations)
  • Patent Litigation: Full Coverage
  • Real Estate
  • Securities: Shareholder Litigation
  • Structured Finance
  • White-Collar Criminal Defense

Seven of the firm’s partners are featured on the elite “Leading Lawyers”:

  • Gregory Markel (Securities: Shareholder Litigation)
  • David Miller (Domestic Tax; Financial Products)
  • Charles ‘Rick’ Rule (Antitrust: Civil Litigations/Class Actions)
  • Ray Shirazi (Structured Finance)
  • Lary Stromfeld (Municipal Bankruptcy; Structured Finance)
  • Linda Swartz (Domestic Tax)
  • Neil Weidner (Structured Finance)

Additionally, the following Cadwalader attorneys are recognized as “Key Individuals” in their respective practice areas:

  • Frederic Altschuler (Real Estate)
  • Jodi Avergun (White-Collar Criminal Defense)
  • Ingrid Bagby (Corporate Restructuring; Municipal Bankruptcy)
  • Raymond Banoun (White-Collar Criminal Defense)
  • Scott Cammarn (Financial Services: Regulatory)
  • James Carroll (Real Estate)
  • Holly Marcille Chamberlain (Real Estate)
  • Kathy Chin (Not-For-Profit)
  • Johnny Chiu (Patent Litigation: full coverage)
  • Peter Clark (White-Collar Criminal Defense)
  • Christopher Cox (M&A: Large Deals)
  • Thomas Curtin (Municipal Bankruptcy)
  • Mark Ellenberg (Corporate Restructuring; Municipal Bankruptcy)
  • Andrew Forman (Antitrust: Merger Control)
  • Michael Gambro (Structured Finance)
  • Stuart Goldstein (Structured Finance)
  • Alexander Hadjis (Patent Litigation: Full Coverage)
  • Howard Hawkins (Securities: Shareholder Litigation)
  • Steven Herman (Real Estate)
  • Melissa Hinkle (Real Estate)
  • Jonathan Hoff (Securities: Shareholder Litigation)
  • Mark Howe (Financial Products)
  • Christopher Hughes (Patent Litigation: Full Coverage)
  • Peter Isajiw (Securities: Shareholder Litigation)
  • Gregg Jubin (Fund formation: Alternative/Hedge Funds)
  • Jonathan Kanter (Antitrust: Civil Litigations/Class Actions; Antitrust: Merger Control)
  • Steven Lofchie (Fund Formation: Alternative/Hedge Funds; Financial Services: Regulatory; Structured Finance)
  • Ivan Loncar (Municipal Bankruptcy, Structured Finance)
  • Michele Maman (Municipal Bankruptcy)
  • Anthony Mansfield (Securities: Shareholder Litigation)
  • Gregory Markel (Securities: Shareholder Litigation)
  • Braden McCurrach (M&A: Large Deals)
  • William McInerney (Real Estate)
  • Dorothy Mehta (Fund Formation: Alternative/Hedge Funds)
  • David Miller (Domestic Tax; Financial Products; International Tax)
  • William Mills (M&A: Large Deals)
  • Gregory Mocek (Antitrust: Civil Litigations/Class Actions)
  • Paul Mourning (Not-For-Profit)
  • Bonnie Neuman (Real Estate)
  • Richard Nugent (Domestic Tax)
  • Paul Pantano (Energy: Regulatory)
  • Gregory Petrick (Corporate Restructuring)
  • Jeffrey Robins (Financial Services: Regulatory; Structured Finance)
  • Charles ‘Rick’ Rule (Antitrust: Civil Litigations/Class Actions; Antitrust: Merger Control)
  • Richard Schetman (Fund Formation: Alternative/Hedge Funds; Structured Finance)
  • Martin Seidel (Securities: Shareholder Litigation)
  • Ray Shirazi (Structured Finance)
  • Gary Silverstein (Financial Products)
  • Louis Solomon (Securities: Shareholder Litigation)
  • Lary Stromfeld (Municipal Bankruptcy; Structured Finance)
  • Linda Swartz (Domestic Tax; Financial Products; International Tax)
  • Kenneth Wainstein (White-Collar Criminal Defense)
  • Jonathan Wainwright (Fund Formation: Alternative/Hedge Funds)
  • Neil Weidner (Structured Finance)


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