Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft Law Firm Profile

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Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 448
  • Gross Revenues: $463,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,035,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $2,060,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -5

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft is a New York-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2016 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft has 448 attorneys and is the 99th largest firm in the United States.  With $463,500,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 70th on The American Lawyer's 2016 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2015 Global 100 survey, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft ranked as the 85th highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in DC, NC, NY and TX.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 70 -5 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 70 -5 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 99 2 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 106 28 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 46 14 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 102 21 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 95 -2 Summer programs

In the News

At Blaqwell, Watching the Ink on Big Firms' Bottom Lines

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : July 07, 2016

The Am Law Daily caught up with the two lead principals at secretive legal consultancy Blaqwell Inc. for a rare on-the-record chat about trends affecting their clients, which have included some 40 Am Law 100 firms.

Orrick Makes Key Additions, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 06, 2016

Three new laterals at Orrick; a pair of Honigman practice leaders land at Foley & Lardner; Gibson Dunn recruits from the Justice Department; Latham & Watkins welcomes a top SEC official; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Cadwalader Adds King & Wood Mallesons' European Finance Head

James Booth, Legal Week : The Am Law Daily : July 05, 2016

King & Wood Mallesons has continued to lose partners in London, with former European finance chief Jeremy Cross the latest to emerge at another firm.

Litigation Slump, Leadership Shifts Take Toll at Cadwalader

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : July 05, 2016

Could a merger be next for Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft?

Big Deals

Rebecca Geiger : Focus Europe : July 01, 2016

The law firms with roles in the largest recent M&A deals across Europe.

Deal Watch: Morgan Lewis Makes Work for BASF

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : June 17, 2016

From industrial chemicals to traffic cones, one of the last weeks of spring provided a plethora of transactional opportunities for dozens of Am Law 100 firms.

Six Firms Connect to $26.2B Acquisition of LinkedIn Network by Microsoft

James Booth and Brian Baxter : New York Law Journal : June 16, 2016

A half-dozen Am Law 100 firms have landed roles on one of the year's largest technology deals, Microsoft Corp.'s proposed $26.2 billion acquisition announced Monday of LinkedIn Corp.