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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 : 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.
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.