Wes Misson Named a 2024 “Leader in the Law”

April 17, 2024

Cadwalader partner Wes Misson has been named a 2024 “Leader in the Law” by North Carolina Lawyers Weekly.

Wes, who is Head of Fund Finance in the U.S., co-chair of Cadwalader’s Finance Group, and a member of the firm’s Management Committee, was selected for his “outstanding contributions to the practice of law in North Carolina, significant achievements through the practice of law, leadership in improving the justice system, acting as role models and mentors, and making essential contributions to North Carolina’s legal community and/or the community at large.”

In his profile Wes, who noted his childhood dream was to play quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys, cited as his biggest accomplishment as “building my business from a two-lawyer start-up to now an 85-lawyer team within America’s oldest Wall Street law firm. It’s a legacy that will last and be handed down to generations of lawyers.” When asked for advice he would give to aspiring lawyers, Wes offered “be humble, hardworking, reliable and responsive.”

Wes and his fellow 2024 honorees will be recognized by the publication at its annual event on April 25 in Raleigh.

Read it here.