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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
Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : February 05, 2016
Gross revenue and partner profits both took a hit in 2015.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 03, 2016
DLA Piper loses three practice leaders but merges in Europe; another Dickstein Shapiro partner departs; Jones Day opens in Brisbane; Orrick unveils its Houston hires; Quinn Emanuel adds an Israel expert; and other moves from throughout The Am Law 200.
James Schroeder : The American Lawyer : February 01, 2016
Twenty-five of last year's most notable and intriguing lateral moves.
Anita Bernstein : New York Law Journal : January 29, 2016
Anita Bernstein writes that the Appellate Division departments impose stringent criteria for the breach element when clients complain about malpractice in criminal defense, but for civil-defense lawyers, a wider range of misbehaviors will suffice.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 25, 2016
After a series of lateral losses, K&L Gates hits the ground running with some new hires to start 2016; Dickstein Shapiro's departures mount; Fried Frank launches a London restructuring practice and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
: New York Law Journal : January 14, 2016
Harris Beach has opened a second office, Albany Law School has a new associate dean for strategic initiatives and information systems, and several firms and the Eastern District U.S. Attorney's office announce promotions.
Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : January 13, 2016
Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark is bringing in a former judicial colleague and a former clerk to hold key positions on her staff.
Tom McParland : Delaware Business Court Insider : December 30, 2015
Among some of the influential decisions to come out of the Delaware Court of Chancery in 2015 were a spate of rulings that refined the way the court approaches the always-hot issues of advancement and appraisal.
Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : December 30, 2015
Deep-pocketed litigation funders are throwing investor dollars into lawsuits, raising questions about ethics and the specter of regulation.
Am Law Daily Staff : The American Lawyer : December 21, 2015
Celebrity clients and high-profile cases come with the territory when you're one of the nation's top litigation teams. Here are headline-grabbing suits from among 108 contest submissions for our Litigation Department of the Year awards.
Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : December 21, 2015
How to win clients in Asia—and keep them happy.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : December 17, 2015
Amid megadeals poised to create DowDuPont and Newell Brands, several firms grabbed roles on a pair of transactions announced by Chinese Internet titan Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 13, 2015
Two boutiques recruit from their larger brethren; Baker & McKenzie and Mayer Brown make notable additions in Europe; in-house opportunities lure two Skadden lawyers; the door spins at Haynes and Boone; and other key hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
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.