Recognition


Related Attorney(s): Melis Acuner, Joseph Beach, Adam Blakemore, Stephen Day, Matthew Duncan, Michael Gambro, Gregg Jubin, Steven Lofchie, Ivan Loncar, David Quirolo, Ray Shirazi, Lary Stromfeld, Neil Weidner
Related Practice(s): Derivatives & Structured Products, Financial Regulation, Global Litigation, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Tax
Related Office(s): Charlotte, London, New York, Washington



Related Attorney(s): Robert Cannon, Claire Puddicombe, David Quirolo, Nick Shiren, Daniel Tobias, Adam Blakemore
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): London



Cadwalader Attorneys Selected for the 2021 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America

February 1, 2021

Nine Cadwalader partners have been selected for inclusion in the 2021 Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America. This annual list represents “the most elite distinction in the profession, covering the best of the best in all practice areas.”

Related Attorney(s): Jodi Avergun, Richard Brand, Christopher Cox, Karen Dyer, Nicholas Gravante, Ellen Holloman, Philip Iovieno, Patrick Quinn, Sean O'Shea, Lary Stromfeld
Related Practice(s): Anti-Money Laundering Investigations and Compliance, Antitrust, Corporate, Corporate Finance, Cybersecurity and Data Privacy, Derivatives & Structured Products, Economic Sanctions, FCPA Enforcement and Compliance, False Claims Act and Health Care Fraud, Financial Regulation, Global Litigation, LIBOR Preparedness Team, Mergers & Acquisitions, Municipal Derivatives, National Security, OTC Derivatives, Pharmaceutical Regulation and Compliance, Securities Enforcement and Compliance, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Structured Products, Swap Regulation, Trial Practice, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington



Cadwalader Earns Perfect Score Once Again on 2021 Corporate Equality Index

January 28, 2021

Cadwalader has received a perfect 100 percent score on the 2021 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), marking the ninth consecutive year that the firm has attained a top rating and the designation of a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality. Administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the CEI is a national benchmarking survey of corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality.

Related Office(s): Charlotte, London, New York, Washington



Cadwalader Recognized as Market Leader in 2020 ABS and CLO Rankings Among Industry Publications

January 27, 2021

Cadwalader ranked number one or two in all three – Global, U.S. and European – Creditflux CLO Arranger Counsel tables for 2020. The firm also ranked among the leading Manager Counsel in all three geographic categories, reflecting its market-leading transatlantic position. In total, the firm had 126 global transactions valued at over $46 billion.

Related Attorney(s): Michael Gambro, Stuart Goldstein
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte, London, New York, Washington



Cadwalader Fund Finance Team Receives The Drawdown’s “Advisory/Consultancy Fund Finance Award”

January 22, 2021

Cadwalader’s Fund Finance team has received the “Advisory/Consultancy Fund Finance Award,” as part of The Drawdown’s 2020 Private Equity Service Provider Awards.

Related Attorney(s): Samantha Hutchinson, Nathan Parker
Related Practice(s): Fund Finance
Related Office(s): London



Cadwalader UK Attorneys Receive Women, Influence & Power in Law UK Awards 2021

January 15, 2021

Cadwalader Fund Finance partner Samantha Hutchinson, Capital Markets partner Suzanne Bell, and Capital Markets associates Rebecca Chambers and Cassandra Nelson-Williams are recipients of Law.com International and Legal Week’s 2021 Women, Influence & Power in Law (WIPL) UK Awards.

Related Attorney(s): Suzanne Bell, Samantha Hutchinson, Cassandra Nelson-Williams
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Fund Finance, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): London



Cadwalader’s Ellen Holloman Receives NYCLA Conspicuous Service Award

January 14, 2021

Cadwalader Global Litigation partner Ellen Holloman received the New York County Lawyers Association “NYCLA Conspicuous Service Award,” as a contributing author to the recently-released 5th edition of Robert Haig’s Commercial Litigation in New York State Courts, the preeminent treatise on the subject, published by Thomson Reuters in cooperation with the NYCLA.

Related Attorney(s): Ellen Holloman
Related Office(s): New York



Cadwalader Recognized in New York Area’s Best Lawyers 2021

December 21, 2020

Cadwalader has been recognized in the 2021 edition of New York Area’s Best Lawyers, with 25 lawyers across more than 15 practice areas featured in the stand-alone guide, and two of its attorneys named as “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective practice areas. In addition, several of its lawyers were included in the publication’s inaugural “Ones to Watch” list.

Related Attorney(s): William Natbony, Alexander Owings, Matthew McManus, Dash Cole, Sara Bussiere, Dante Amenta, Linda Swartz, Lary Stromfeld, Ray Shirazi, Richard Schetman, Patrick Quinn, Gregory Petrick, Bonnie Neuman, Louis Bevilacqua, Joel Mitnick, Dorothy Mehta, Ivan Loncar, Steven Lofchie, Robert Lawrence, Christopher Hughes, Steven Herman, Ellen Halstead, Jason Halper, Anna Glick, Michael Gambro, James Frazier, Todd Blanche
Related Practice(s): Antitrust, Bank Regulation, Bankruptcy Litigation, Corporate, Derivatives & Structured Products, ERISA, Estate Planning & Administration, Financial Regulation, Financial Restructuring, Global Litigation, Intellectual Property, Municipal Derivatives, OTC Derivatives, Private Wealth, Real Estate, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Structured Products, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): New York



Cadwalader’s Holly Chamberlain Recognized as a Top U.S. Commercial Real Estate Lawyer

December 9, 2020

Cadwalader Real Estate partner Holly Chamberlain has been recognized by Connect Media as one of the top 50 commercial real estate attorneys in the U.S. in its inaugural “Lawyers in Real Estate” awards, which represent a list of attorneys across the country who excel “in their practices as well as their contributions to the community.”

Related Attorney(s): Holly Chamberlain
Related Practice(s): Real Estate
Related Office(s): Charlotte



Cadwalader Named Among Charlotte Business Journal’s 2020 ‘Best Places to Work’

December 3, 2020

Cadwalader has been named among the 2020 “Best Places to Work” by the Charlotte Business Journal.

Related Attorney(s): Stuart Goldstein
Related Office(s): Charlotte



Cadwalader SPAC Team Shortlisted for Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Award

November 30, 2020

Cadwalader has been shortlisted by the Financial Times for its innovative work on the $4 billion initial public offering of Pershing Square Tontine Holdings, Ltd. (“PSTH”), a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), in the “The practice of law - Finance: unlocking capital” category of the publication’s forthcoming FT Innovative Lawyers 2020 North America Awards and Report.

Related Attorney(s): Stephen Fraidin, Gregory Patti, Niral Shah, Erica Hogan, Jason Schwartz, Matthew Seitz
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Tax



Jodi Avergun Named an International Trade & Sanctions 2020 Distinguished Adviser by Financier Worldwide

November 30, 2020

Cadwalader White Collar Defense and Investigations chair and partner Jodi Avergun has been named an International Trade & Sanctions 2020 “Distinguished Adviser” by Financier Worldwide in its recently-released “Power Players” special supplement.

Related Attorney(s): Jodi Avergun
Related Practice(s): Anti-Money Laundering Investigations and Compliance, Cybersecurity and Data Privacy, Economic Sanctions, FCPA Enforcement and Compliance, False Claims Act and Health Care Fraud, Global Litigation, National Security, Pharmaceutical Regulation and Compliance, Securities Enforcement and Compliance, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Washington



Cadwalader Attorneys Recognized as 2020 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

November 25, 2020

Cadwalader has once again been recognized in the New York Metro Edition of Super Lawyers.

Related Attorney(s): Linda Swartz, Christian Larson, Matthew Seitz, Jaclyn Hall, Saadia Ghazi, Michelle Gellman, Thomas Curtin, Ailsa Chau, Gillian Burns, Cassandra Best, Conor Almquist, Fredric Altschuler, Lary Stromfeld, Ray Shirazi, Patrick Quinn, Sean O'Shea, Christopher Hughes, Steven Herman, Jason Halper, Michael Gambro, Christopher Cox, Richard Brand
Related Practice(s): Bank Regulation, Bankruptcy Litigation, Corporate, Global Litigation, Intellectual Property, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Tax, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington



Cadwalader UK White Collar and Litigation Teams Earn Industry Recognition

November 19, 2020

Cadwalader’s London-based White Collar Defense & Investigations and Litigation teams have been recognized in the 2021 editions of two leading UK legal directories and acknowledged in the GIR 100 2020.

Related Attorney(s): Melis Acuner, Mark Beardsworth, Shruti Chandhok, Charlotte Glaser, Duncan Grieve, Kevin Roberts, Simon Walsh
Related Practice(s): Corporate & Financial Services Litigation & Regulation, Cybersecurity and Data Privacy, Global Litigation, International Dispute Resolution, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): London



Dorothy Auth Named a 2020 Intellectual Property Trailblazer by The National Law Journal

November 9, 2020

Cadwalader Intellectual Property Group chair and partner Dr. Dorothy Auth has been named to the annual list of Intellectual Property Trailblazers published by The National Law Journal in its November 2020 special supplement. The series recognizes legal professionals who “have moved the needle” in the industry.

Related Attorney(s): Dorothy Auth Ph.D.
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, IP Due Diligence, ITC Litigation, Intellectual Property, Patent & Trade Secret Litigation, Patent Preparation & Prosecution
Related Office(s): New York



Cadwalader Named Securitization and Structured Finance Law Firm of the Year in 2021 U.S. News – Best Lawyers ‘Best Law Firms’ Rankings

November 5, 2020

Cadwalader was named “Law Firm of the Year” in Securitization and Structured Finance Law in the 2021 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.” Only one law firm in each of the nationally ranked practice areas receives this recognition. The firm also is ranked nationally in 21 practice areas and regionally in 32 areas.

Related Practice(s): Antitrust, Bankruptcy Litigation, Corporate, Derivatives & Structured Products, Estate Planning & Administration, Financial Restructuring, Global Litigation, Intellectual Property, Patent & Trade Secret Litigation, Patent Preparation & Prosecution, Private Wealth, Real Estate, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Tax, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington



Linda Swartz Receives ALM Corporate Counsel’s Women, Influence & Power in Law ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’

October 29, 2020

Cadwalader tax chair Linda Swartz received a “Lifetime Achievement Award” yesterday as part of Corporate Counsel’s Women, Influence & Power in Law Awards 2020. 

Related Attorney(s): Linda Swartz
Related Practice(s): Corporate Taxation, Mergers & Acquisitions Taxation, Restructurings & Bankruptcies Taxation, Securitization & Structured Products Taxation, Tax, Tax Controversy
Related Office(s): New York



Cadwalader Recognized Among Leading Law Firms in The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2021

October 27, 2020

Cadwalader has been recognized across a broad range of practice areas in the 2021 edition of The Legal 500 United Kingdom.

Related Attorney(s): Samantha Hutchinson, Simon Walsh, Daniel Tobias, Nick Shiren, Kevin Roberts, Catherine Richardson, David Quirolo, Claire Puddicombe, Gregory Petrick, Nathan Parker, Richard Nevins, Sabah Nawaz, Melis Acuner, Duncan Hubbard, Duncan Grieve, Matthew Duncan, Alexander Collins, Shruti Chandhok, Hugo Chan, Robert Cannon, Suzanne Bell, Adam Blakemore, Mark Beardsworth
Related Practice(s): Corporate, Corporate & Financial Services Litigation & Regulation, Corporate Taxation, Derivatives & Structured Products, Fund Finance, Global Litigation, International Dispute Resolution, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Tax, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): London



Cadwalader Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2021

August 25, 2020

Cadwalader has been recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, with over 30 lawyers across more than 20 practice areas featured in the guide. In addition, 17 of its lawyers have been named to Best Lawyers’ inaugural “Ones to Watch” list.

Related Practice(s): Bankruptcy Litigation, Derivatives & Structured Products, Estate Planning & Administration, Financial Regulation, Global Litigation, Institutional Planning, Intellectual Property, Patent & Trade Secret Litigation, Patent Preparation & Prosecution, Private Wealth, Real Estate, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Tax, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington



Cadwalader Continues Dominance in Commercial MBS Legal Advisory Rankings, Tops 2020 Midyear Tables

July 27, 2020

Cadwalader once again retained its dominant rankings in the midyear commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) tables published by Commercial Mortgage Alert. The firm earned the top position in both the “Issuer Counsel” and “Underwriter Counsel” categories through the first half of 2020. Cadwalader has held the number one position in the issuer counsel category for 20 consecutive years.

Related Attorney(s): Michael Gambro, Stuart Goldstein
Related Practice(s): Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington



Cadwalader Named 2020 GlobalCapital Regulatory Law Firm of the Year

July 15, 2020

Cadwalader was recognized as “U.S. Law Firm of the Year – Regulatory” at the GlobalCapital 2020 Americas Derivatives Awards.

Related Practice(s): Bank Regulation, Derivatives & Structured Products, Financial Regulation
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington



Cadwalader Lawyers Recognized in Chambers High Net Worth 2020 Guide

July 10, 2020

Cadwalader has been recognized in the Chambers High Net Worth 2020 guide, with three lawyers ranked among the leaders in international private wealth. 

Related Attorney(s): Mark Beardsworth, Dean Berry, Robert Lawrence
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, Private Wealth, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): London, New York



Cadwalader Named 2020 GlobalCapital Law Firm of the Year for CLOs and RMBS, Recognized for CMBS Deal of the Year

June 23, 2020

Cadwalader has been recognized with a pair of GlobalCapital 2020 U.S. Securitization awards – CLO Law Firm of the Year and RMBS Law Firm of the Year. The firm also advised Morgan Stanley and the underwriters on the CMBS Deal of the Year, a Freddie Mac transaction that marked the first multifamily real estate securitization with securities indexed to SOFR.

Related Attorney(s): Michael Gambro, Stuart Goldstein, Chris Gavin
Related Practice(s): CLOs, Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities, Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington



Cadwalader Lawyers Named Among Best in UK

June 9, 2020

Cadwalader has been recognized in the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom, with seven of the firm’s London-based lawyers featured as leaders in their categories.

Related Attorney(s): Adam Blakemore, Stephen Day, Richard Nevins, Gregory Petrick, David Quirolo, Mark Beardsworth
Related Practice(s): Bank Regulation, Financial Regulation, Financial Restructuring, Fund Finance, Global Litigation, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Tax, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): London



Cadwalader Named Among Top Female and Family Friendly Firms in 2020 Yale Law Women Report

May 21, 2020

Cadwalader has been recognized in the Yale Law Women 2020 Top Firms for Gender Equity & Family Friendliness Report. The firm is ranked among the leaders in the “Hiring Practices” and “LGBTQ+ Representation” categories.

Related Office(s): Charlotte, London, New York, Washington
Related Page(s): Diversity & Inclusion, Diversity Awards & Recognition



Cadwalader Receives 2020 IFLR Americas Financial Services Regulatory Team of the Year Award

May 14, 2020

Cadwalader was recognized with the 2020 International Financial Law Review (IFLR) Americas Financial Services Regulatory Team of the Year award.

Related Attorney(s): Ray Shirazi, Maurine Bartlett, James Frazier, Brian Foster, Lary Stromfeld, Ivan Loncar, Nihal Patel, Scott Cammarn, Dorothy Mehta, Steven Lofchie, Jed Miller, Richard Schetman
Related Practice(s): Bank Regulation, Financial Regulation
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York



Cadwalader’s Michele Maman Again Recognized as Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer by Turnarounds & Workouts in 2020

May 4, 2020

Cadwalader partner Michele Maman has been recognized as a 2020 “Outstanding Young Restructuring Lawyer” by Turnarounds & Workouts. Maman also was selected in 2017.

Related Attorney(s): Michele Maman
Related Practice(s): Financial Restructuring
Related Office(s): New York



Cadwalader Attorneys Named 2020 Washington DC Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Apr. 24, 2020

Several Cadwalader attorneys have been recognized in the 2020 edition of Washington DC Super Lawyers.

Related Attorney(s): Keith Gerver, Adam Risell, Brian Wallach, Jodi Avergun
Related Practice(s): Antitrust, Corporate & Financial Services Litigation & Regulation, Global Litigation, White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): Washington



Cadwalader Practices, Lawyers Recognized in Chambers USA 2020

Apr. 23, 2020

Cadwalader, a leading advisor to global financial institutions, corporations and investment funds, has again been recognized as a leading law firm across a range of practice areas by the 2020 edition of Chambers USA, the definitive guide to the legal profession.

Related Attorney(s): Gregg Jubin, Neil Weidner, Linda Swartz, Lary Stromfeld, Ray Shirazi, Nihal Patel, Joel Mitnick, Ivan Loncar, Steven Lofchie, Fredric Altschuler, Jason Halper, Michael Gambro, James Frazier, Holly Chamberlain, James Carroll, Scott Cammarn, Richard Brand, Joseph Beach
Related Practice(s): Antitrust, Bank Regulation, Broker-Dealer Regulation, CLOs, Corporate, Corporate & Financial Services Litigation & Regulation, ERISA, Executive Compensation & Benefits, Global Litigation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate, Securitization & Asset Based Finance, Shareholder Activism, Tax
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington



Cadwalader Shortlisted for IFLR 2020 Americas Team of the Year Honors

Mar. 25, 2020

Cadwalader is nominated for the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) 2020 Americas Financial Services Regulatory Team of the Year award.

Related Practice(s): Bank Regulation, Financial Regulation
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York, Washington



Cadwalader’s Duncan Grieve Named a European Investigations Rising Star in Who’s Who Legal - Future Leaders 2020

Mar. 16, 2020

Duncan Grieve has been recognized as a rising star – and is one of only four lawyers noted as “most highly regarded” – in European investigations by Who’s Who Legal – Future Leaders 2020.

Related Attorney(s): Duncan Grieve
Related Practice(s): White Collar Defense and Investigations
Related Office(s): London



Cadwalader Nominated for 2020 Deal of the Year, Team of the Year IFLR European Honors

Feb. 26, 2020

Cadwalader is shortlisted for a pair of 2020 International Financial Law Review (IFLR) European Awards.

Related Attorney(s): Robert Cannon, Assia Damianova, Jake Lindsay
Related Practice(s): Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): London



Cadwalader’s Dorothy Auth, Danielle Tully and Michael Sebba Win 2020 Burton Legal Writing Award

Feb. 21

Cadwalader’s Dorothy Auth, Danielle Tully and Michael Sebba have been recognized with a 2020 Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing for their article, “How Fed. Circ. May Defer To PTAB In Facebook Case,” published in November of 2019 by Law360.

Related Attorney(s): Danielle Tully, Dorothy Auth Ph.D.
Related Practice(s): Global Litigation, Intellectual Property
Related Office(s): New York



Food Bank For New York City Selects Amazon for Cadwalader Award for Corporate Service

Feb. 14, 2020

Cadwalader congratulates Amazon for being selected by Food Bank For New York City as the 2020 recipient of the Cadwalader Award for Corporate Service.

Related Attorney(s): Lary Stromfeld
Related Office(s): New York



Cadwalader is CMBS Leader for 20th Consecutive Year

Jan. 31, 2020

Cadwalader is once again ranked as the number one law firm advising issuers and underwriters on commercial MBS offerings, topping the 2019 Commercial Mortgage Alert tables. The firm has now been ranked first in the issuer counsel category for two decades running.

Related Attorney(s): Michael Gambro, Stuart Goldstein
Related Practice(s): Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities, Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York



Cadwalader’s Samantha Hutchinson Featured in The Lawyer 2020 Hot 100 List

Jan. 28, 2020

Cadwalader partner Samantha Hutchinson is included in The Lawyer 2020 Hot 100 list, which recognizes “the most daring, innovative and creative lawyers” from in-house, private practice and the Bar based on their recent work.

Related Attorney(s): Samantha Hutchinson
Related Practice(s): Corporate Finance, Fund Finance, Private Equity
Related Office(s): London



Cadwalader Earns Perfect Score on 2020 Corporate Equality Index

Jan. 22, 2020

Cadwalader has received a perfect 100 percent score on the 2020 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), marking the eighth consecutive year that the firm has attained a top rating and the designation of a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality

Related Office(s): Charlotte, London, New York, Washington
Related Page(s): Diversity & Inclusion, Diversity Awards & Recognition



Cadwalader Wins 2019 Law360 Banking Group of the Year Award

Jan. 13, 2020

Cadwalader has received a 2019 Law360 Practice Group of the Year award in the Banking category. The firm’s seminal work with the Federal Reserve’s Alternative Reference Rates Committee (ARRC) on LIBOR transition and the work of its LIBOR Preparedness Team, together with its community banking M&A representations and general bank regulatory advisory work, were cited as key factors by the Law360 selection committee.

Related Attorney(s): Scott Cammarn, Andrew Alin, Lary Stromfeld
Related Practice(s): Bank Regulation, Financial Regulation, LIBOR Preparedness Team
Related Office(s): Charlotte, New York




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