Two from Cadwalader Take Nations Top Honors

April 28, 2010

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, one of the world’s leading law firms, is proud to announced that partners Christopher A. Hughes and David S. Miller have been named by the United States Lawyer Rankings – The Nations Top Lawyers 2010. David S. Miller, partner in the tax department, was ranked first in the country and Christopher A. Hughes, Chair of the Intellectual Property group, was ranked sixth.

This is an outstanding honor and a privilege to have both David and Chris on our team,” stated Chairman of the firm, Christopher White.” Their legal skills and innovation in their respected industries integrate the firm and help with our many successes.”

David’s practice focuses on matters relating to the taxation of financial instruments and derivatives, crossborder 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 families, and public charities and private foundations.

Christopher Hughes has more than 30 years experience in complex patent, trade secret, and trademark trials and litigation, as well as licensing and intellectual property counseling in the United States and abroad. Drawing on his extensive litigation experience and (early-career) experience of  preparing and prosecuting patent applications, Mr. Hughes provides strategic counseling for clients on key patent acquisition efforts.