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- Designation: New York
- Head Count: 452
- Gross Revenues: $481,500,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $1,065,000
- Profits Per Partner: $2,210,000
- Year Over Year Change: -1
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft is a New York-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft has 437 attorneys and is the 101st largest firm in the United States. With $481,500,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 64th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking. On the 2012 Global 100 survey, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft ranked as the 78th highest grossing law firm in the world. They have offices in New York, London, North Carolina, Washington DC, Texas, Beijing, Hong Kong, and Brussels.
In the News
Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : November 30, 2015
One-third of lawyers promoted to partner this year were women, a study finds.
Roy L. Reardon and William T. Russell Jr. : New York Law Journal : November 19, 2015
In their New York Court of Appeals Roundup, Roy L. Reardon and William T. Russell Jr. discuss a case in which the court determined the Attorney General sufficiently alleged tax fraud claims against a wireless telecommunications service provider, a case in which the court found a law firm was entitled to summary judgment on a malpractice claim arising from its mortgage securitization advice, and more.
: New York Law Journal : November 17, 2015
Six firms announce new hires, and Kenyon & Kenyon partner John Kenny has been named an administrative patent judge at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.
Brian Baxter and Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : November 02, 2015
A United Nations war crimes tribunal for former members of the Khmer Rouge reels in a Holland & Knight partner; Kilpatrick Townsend sets up shop in Texas; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 29, 2015
Four Am Law 200 firms rack up fees ahead of Time Warner Cable's merger with Charter Communications; a U.S. Chamber of Commerce affiliate and its lawyers look at spending on legal ads; and other notable bills from Big Law.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : October 26, 2015
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill announced Monday that it has paid nearly $7.6 million in fees over the past year to two Am Law 100 firms, a leading midsize firm specializing in collegiate investigations and a public relations agency in the fallout from its academic fraud scandal.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 25, 2015
Stone Ridge Asset Management recruits a Davis Polk & Wardwell corporate partner to be its new head of legal; McKenna Long's former cybsecurity co-chair finds a new home; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : October 23, 2015
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft exercised due diligence while advising an investor about securitized commercial mortgage loans, the Court of Appeals ruled Thursday, dismissing the last remaining claim in a legal malpractice suit against the firm.
Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : October 23, 2015
A Long Island woman should not have been convicted of second-degree manslaughter for the death of her 6-day-old baby from in utero injuries sustained in a car accident she caused, the Court of Appeals ruled Thursday.
Brian Baxter and Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : October 18, 2015
Crowell & Moring picks up a former disc jockey to head its London corporate group, while another controversial partner departs; Cahill Gordon & Reindel hires from Credit Suisse; Orrick adds in Germany; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Ed Silverstein : Legaltech News : October 16, 2015
Solutions focus on practice management, service delivery and client management.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 06, 2015
The Obama administration nominates a K&L Gates litigator to clean up the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; Pillsbury brings on a bitcoin expert; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : October 05, 2015
The Los Angeles-based firm has recruited former Goldman Sachs executive director and senior in-house counsel Yilong Du.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 01, 2015
Boston-based Greene & Hafer partners up with Sullivan & Worcester; Greenberg Traurig grows in Texas; Paul Weiss welcomes a “Rising Star”; Skadden snags a new Paris tax head; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Patience Haggin, Jennifer Henderson and David Ruiz : The American Lawyer : September 28, 2015
Google Reorganization; Berkshire Hathaway / Precision Castparts Fidelity National / SunGard General Electric Asset Sale Symantec Asset Sale Sumitomo Life / Symetra Financial Terex / Konecranes CF Industries / OCI NV Nokia Asset Sale Allergan Asset Sale Solvay / Cytec Industries Honeywell /Melrose Industries/ Elster Group Industrial Income Trust Asset Sale Anthem / Cigna Nikkei / FT Group Sikorsky Aircraft Asset Sale Pinnacle Entertainment Asset Sale Blackstone / Corsair / First Eagle St. Jude Medical / Thoratec
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 27, 2015
The co-head of a Los Angeles-based litigation boutique decamped for Covington & Burling, which opened in the city earlier this year; comings-and-goings at Ballard Spahr and White & Case; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 13, 2015
More than a year after Mark Hayes' name arose in an insider trading investigation, the Greenberg Traurig partner has started his own practice; Greenspoon Marder merges into Miami; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
: The National Law Journal : September 07, 2015
Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.
Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : September 07, 2015
We spoke to twenty veteran lawyers in Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Singapore about their secrets for keeping Asian clients happy. What they told us will surprise you.
: The National Law Journal : September 07, 2015
Wiley Rein lawyers who successfully challenged a section of the Voting Rights Act in the U.S. Supreme Court are not entitled to collect $2 million in legal fees from the government, a federal appeals court in Washington ruled on Sept. 1. Plus more in this week's column.
Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : August 31, 2015
A round up of news from ALM affiliated publications and around the web: The Ninth Circuit considers the death penalty, former Petraeus prosecutor argues Hillary Clinton committed no crime and a man with a drug history gets a second chance at law school.
: The American Lawyer : August 24, 2015
Melissa Hoffmann : New York Law Journal : August 17, 2015
Many New York courts, particularly in the Commercial Division, are increasingly turning to tech to increase efficiency in complicated and time-consuming cases.
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : August 14, 2015
Reading the legal press over the last two or so years could lead to the natural assumption that law firms are getting better at succession planning, particularly the planning part. A growing number of firms have announced new firm leadership and many have done so upward of a year in advance.
: The Recorder : August 10, 2015
New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms, and in government and academia.
: New York Law Journal : August 07, 2015
Six firms announce additions, while Kelley Drye and Katten Muchin have elected new partners.
Sue Reisinger : Corporate Counsel : August 07, 2015
His company beset by regulatory problems and soaring legal expenses, Richard Walker, the general counsel of Deutsche Bank AG, plans to retire at the end of 2015.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : August 06, 2015
When Coca-Cola bottlers combine to create the largest independent bottler for the mega beverage brand, they need a fountain of law firms to seal the deal. Plus, the pharma M&A frenzy continues in our latest roundup of billion-dollar deals.
: New York Law Journal : August 03, 2015
In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal: "Protecting the Brick: LEGO's Global IP Enforcement Efforts," "'New Portraits' Dispute Implicates Social Media Ownership and Fair Use Issues," "What's in a Label? Proving Induced Infringement for 'Off-Label' Use" and "'Lexmark' Court to Address International Patent Exhaustion and Unauthorized Imports'."
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 03, 2015
Kirkland & Ellis makes a pair of key additions in New York and London from Simpson Thacher & Bartlett and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Lewis Brisbois expands again; one partner joins his fourth firm within a year; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.