April 15, 2013
Recognition for the firm’s mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities work
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, a leading counselor to global financial institutions and corporations, is ranked number one as both issuer’s counsel and underwriter’s counsel in the Mortgage-Backed Securities category in The American Lawyer magazine’s 2013 Corporate Scorecard issue.
The firm served as issuer’s counsel on 28 issues, representing more than $19 billion in value, and as underwriter’s counsel on 19 issues, representing more than $10 billion. It is the second consecutive year that Cadwalader has held the top spot in both sides of the Mortgage-Backed Securities category. In addition, in the Asset-Backed Securities category, Cadwalader is ranked fifth as both issuer’s counsel and underwriter’s counsel, advising on 15 and 28 transactions, respectively.
Patrick Quinn and Ruth Merisier discuss the legal profession, working at Cadwalader, and more.