Cadwalader’s Christopher Hughes and David Miller Top U.S. Lawyer Rankings Again

May 06, 2014

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, a leading counselor to global corporations and financial institutions, announced that partners Christopher A. Hughes and David S. Miller have once again been named at the top of their respective practices in the 2014 United States Lawyer Rankings.

Chris Hughes is ranked number one in the Intellectual Property category; he has been rated among the IP leaders for seven consecutive years. David Miller is top-ranked in the Tax category for the ninth consecutive year.

Hughes is the head of Cadwalader's Intellectual Property Group. He has more than 35 years of experience in complex patent, trade secret, and trademark trials and litigation, as well as licensing, intellectual property counseling and IP due diligence in corporate transactions and bankruptcies.

Miller advises on the taxation of financial instruments and derivatives, cross-border lending transactions and other financings, international and domestic mergers and acquisitions, multinational corporate groups and partnerships, private equity and hedge funds, bankruptcy and workouts, high-net-worth individuals, and public charities and private foundations.

Attorneys are nominated for inclusion in the United States Lawyer Rankings by members of the bar, judiciary and senior management of large corporate and institutional clients. Lawyers are ranked based on confidential questionnaires that address general legal ability; negotiating, drafting and oral advocacy skills; creative thinking; staffing and case management abilities; and contributions to the body of knowledge in his/her practice area.