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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
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 23, 2015
Three glasses of wine and some sleeping pills did not make for a restful flight from Charlotte to London for Sarah Buffett, a corporate and immigration partner at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough.
Jasmine Grays : New York Law Journal : July 23, 2015
Coty is buying 43 beauty brands from Procter & Gamble Co., including Miss Clairol, Covergirl and Max Factor. P&G puts the deal's value at about $15 billion. That amount includes stock valued at about $13.1 billion and $1.9 billion in debt, but the debt could range from $1.9 billion to $3.9 billion.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : July 23, 2015
Anthem's $48 billion takeover bid for Cigna and AT&T's successful $48 billion acquisition of DirecTV provided work for dozens of lawyers at Am Law 100 firms.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 22, 2015
Squire Patton Boggs sees more partners depart; two more lawyers peel away from O'Melveny & Myers; another IP litigator leaves Kenyon & Kenyon; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 20, 2015
The head of Dickstein Shapiro's insurance coverage practice leads nine other lawyers to Los Angeles-based Liner; Morgan, Lewis & Bockius hires two more partners in London; and other notable new roles from throughout The Am Law 200.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : July 20, 2015
Robert Ughetta, a capital markets partner with Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft in Charlotte, has left the firm two months after being charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. It was the third time in three years the lawyer found himself in legal trouble.
John J. Rapisardi and Joseph Zujkowski : New York Law Journal : July 17, 2015
In their Bankruptcy Practice column, John J. Rapisardi and Joseph Zujkowski analyze a recent case where the Third Circuit issued the first federal circuit court of appeals opinion recognizing the ability of bankruptcy courts to conclude a Chapter 11 case through a structured dismissal.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : July 10, 2015
Yoder and Shuman handled the complex tax component of a megamakeup deal announced between Procter & Gamble and New York-based beauty products giant and firm client Coty Inc.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : July 09, 2015
It was another big deal week for Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, which took the lead on a $12.5 billion buy for beauty products behemoth Coty, as an insider trading case involving a 6-year-old transaction by the firm forced a partner to take early retirement.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : July 01, 2015
After building out its lobbying group with a pair of seasoned hires over the past two years, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr has dug into advising agribusiness behemoth Monsanto on its effort to acquire Swiss seed technology rival Syngenta.
Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : June 30, 2015
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft partner Kathy Chin and her husband, Judge Denny Chin of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, have been presenting re-enactments of cases important to Asian-American legal history for nearly a decade. Now, they will broaden the scope of their work to commemorate cases involving other minority groups.
: New York Law Journal : June 15, 2015
The New York City Bar Association recognized diversity and inclusion champions at a celebration dinner on Thursday
David Bario : The Am Law Daily : June 15, 2015
Long after the Colt .45 tamed the American West, Samuel Colt's namesake company is waving the white flag in a showdown with its creditors.
: New York Law Journal : June 12, 2015
Announcements from Drinker Biddle, DLA Piper, Akin Gump, Arent Fox and Cadwalader.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 11, 2015
With the NLJ 350 inspiring law firms to size up their competitors this week, we took a look at the Am Law 200 firms that saw their legal ranks fluctuate the most through the first six months of 2015.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 10, 2015
Arnold Gulkowitz, who joined Dickstein Shapiro in 2007 and went on to head its bankruptcy and creditors' rights group, has left the struggling firm's New York office to start his own restructuring boutique, called Gulkowitz Berger.
Sean Doherty : Legaltech News : June 10, 2015
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Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 07, 2015
Drinker Biddle & Reath adds a labor and employment partner with star power; Bryan Cave parts ways with a former senator; Greenberg Traurig grabs two former Dewey & LeBoeuf dealmakers; four firms raid Kirkland & Ellis; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
: Corporate Counsel : June 01, 2015
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 31, 2015
The two Am Law 200 firms are poised to expand in Boston and Chicago on June 1 by absorbing local boutiques.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 30, 2015
Three partners head to Hogan Loveless; Fried Frank raids Kirkland & Ellis in London; another Dickstein Shapiro partner departs; a Florida firm goes on a hiring spree; and more notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : May 29, 2015
The Yale Law Women's survey also credits Cadwalader, Duane Morris, Hogan Lovells, Hunton & Williams, Kirkland & Ellis, Morrison & Foerster, Munger Tolles, Orrick and Wilmer.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 26, 2015
Litigation giant Quinn Emanuel opens its first office in mainland China; Steptoe & Johnson snags four in Silicon Valley; Dentons follows up on its Newt Gingrich hire with several new additions; and other hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : May 20, 2015
The departure of U.S. securities lawyer David Neuville follows the arrival of former Latham & Watkins China partner Michael Liu and a six-lawyer capital markets and transactions team at the firm in January.
Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : May 19, 2015
Mecklenburg County police in North Carolina arrested Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft capital markets partner Robert Ughetta on Sunday, charging him with disorderly conduct and resisting a public officer. Ughetta is based in New York and Charlotte.
Brian Baxter and Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : May 19, 2015
Dickinson Wright hires a name partner from struggling Las Vegas legal mainstay Gordon Silver; Jones Day hires a Kelley Drye & Warren practice leader; Sidley Austin snags two partners in Houston and Singapore; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 18, 2015
Gregory Lawrence, the former co-head of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft's renewables practice and head of its energy regulatory group, has joined Greenberg Traurig as a partner in Boston and Washington, D.C. Lawrence came to Cadwalader more than four years ago when the firm announced plans for a Houston office.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 15, 2015
As the one-year anniversary of the firm's creation draws near, several more Squire Patton Boggs partners seek new homes; Baker & Hostetler brings on roughly 30 lawyers from McKenna Long & Aldridge ahead of the latter's June 1 merger with Dentons; Boies, Schiller & Flexner bags another federal prosecutor; Greenberg Traurig grows in Poland; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 13, 2015
EY Legal, the legal services unit of accounting giant Ernst & Young, launches a financial regulatory practice in London with 12 lawyers from two Am Law 100 firms; Foley Hoag opens in New York; a senior Wilmer partner goes in-house; a Cravath partner departs; more machinations at McKenna Long & Aldridge; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : May 11, 2015
In a rare lateral move, Richard Levin is leaving Cravath, Swaine & Moore after almost eight years to join Jenner & Block's restructuring practice. Levin was an author of the 1978 U.S. Bankruptcy Code and recently helped save the Detroit Institute of Arts during the Motor City's historic bankruptcy proceedings.