Cadwalader litigators "are considered efficient and knowledgeable, with significant courtroom experience" - Chambers USA
Cadwalader’s Global Litigation Group represents clients throughout the U.S. and abroad in criminal, governmental regulatory and civil litigation matters. With litigators in New York, Washington D.C., Charlotte and London, we bring together a broad array of expertise, including extensive government service, to provide counsel that is commercial, strategic and tailored to achieve the client’s business goals in the particular case. Our lawyers are leaders in their fields. Cadwalader litigators regularly publish articles in leading legal journals on significant topical issues; speak at major industry conferences; testify before Congress and other legislative bodies; appear on television or radio programs covering legal or business issues; and teach courses involving business law at some of the country’s leading law schools including, among others, the University of Pennsylvania School of Law, George Mason University School of Law and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. For their efforts, our lawyers are recognized by virtually all lawyer ranking publications such as, among others, Chambers, Legal 500, Benchmark Litigation, Global Competition Review, Global Investigations Review, Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers.
Built on the firm’s deep knowledge of the financial services industry and decades of experience serving its participants as well as hedge funds, corporations throughout the Fortune 1000, and their directors and officers, we are well versed in and sensitive to the demanding competitive and regulatory environments that our clients navigate every day. We strive to protect and defend our clients’ business primarily in the following essential areas:
- Corporate & Financial Services Litigation & Regulation
- Intellectual Property
- White Collar Defense and Investigations
We also have significant industry expertise. In addition to financial services, where Cadwalader has focused for over 225 years, our litigators have extensive knowledge of and experience handling matters in the aerospace and defense, aviation, beverage, construction, education, hospitality, pharmaceutical, sports, real estate, technology, telecommunications and transportation industries.
Cadwalader litigators bring this knowledge and experience to bear in a myriad of forums. We regularly appear on behalf of our clients in U.S. federal and state courts, foreign and domestic arbitration tribunals, and in government and regulatory agency proceedings in the U.S. and Europe brought by, among others, in the U.S.: the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the Financial Institutions Regulatory Authority, the Internal Revenue Service, the Federal Reserve, the Department of the Treasury and its Office of Foreign Assets Control and Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the various Inspectors General, the Department of Defense and its various agencies, the World Bank, and Congressional Committees, and in the UK and Europe: the Serious Fraud Office, the Financial Conduct Authority, and the European Commission.