Steven Lofchie, a partner in the Financial Services Group at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, advises financial institutions on regulatory issues and financial instruments. His regulatory practice encompasses the securities laws, the CEA and related bankruptcy issues. His transactional practices focuses on securities credit and derivative transactions.
Chambers USA has ranked Mr. Lofchie in its first band, for seven years running, for both financial services regulation and derivatives, the only lawyer in the country to be top-ranked in both these categories. The 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in America recognized Mr. Lofchie as Lawyer of the Year for Administrative/Regulatory Law in New York, and U.S. News and World Report ranked him as the best regulatory lawyer in New York for 2014. In 2012, a derivatives transaction developed by Mr. Lofchie was named as the best international structured product of the year by International Financial Law Review. He also was part of the team that was named 2020 Regulatory Team of the Year by IFLR Americas.
Mr. Lofchie is the founder and manager of the Cadwalader Cabinet, an acclaimed legal website that has been endorsed by former Chairpersons of both the SEC and CFTC. See www.findknowdo.com. Subscribers to the website, include government regulators and major buy- and sell-side firms.
Mr. Lofchie received his B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College and his M.B.A. from Columbia Business School, where he was a General Motors Fellow. He received his J.D. from Yale Law School, where he was a member of the Yale Law Journal. He is also a contributor to the Center for Financial Stability, a leading nonpartisan think tank.