Cadwalader’s Linda Swartz Receives Marquis Who's Who Lifetime Achievement Award as Leader in Tax Law

January 06, 2021

Cadwalader Tax chair Linda Swartz received the Marquis Who’s Who “Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award,” which recognizes individuals who have “achieved greatness in their industry.”

Swartz, who has chaired Cadwalader’s Tax Group for nearly 20 years and has been on the Firm’s Management Committee since 2016, is acknowledged by Who’s Who for her “achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field,” including “a reputation for excellence” in her practice, which includes corporate taxation, mergers and acquisitions taxation, restructurings, and bankruptcy taxation, and advising clients on matters pertaining to fund structures, financing and derivative transactions.

The biographical publisher notes Swartz’s many high-profile client transactions and her thought leadership, including numerous articles for various professional journals and chapters in several legal books.

Swartz is also recognized for her long-time leadership and advocacy on diversity and inclusion initiatives in the legal industry, including as founder of the Cadwalader Taskforce for the Advancement of Women, a partner sponsor for the Cadwalader LGBTQ affinity network, an active member of the firm’s Women’s Leadership Initiative, and lead organizer for the firm’s Civil Rights Series, which is a program of year-round events that highlight civil rights issues featuring notable individuals and organizations at the forefront of today’s civil rights movement. 

In addition to this latest award, Swartz received a “Lifetime Achievement Award” as part of ALM Corporate Counsel’s Women, Influence & Power in Law Awards in October 2020 and was named one of 14 “Influential Women In Tax Law” by Law360.

Marquis Who’s Who selects individuals to profile based on a number of factors, including position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field.