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- 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.
In the News
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.
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.
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.
Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : July 05, 2016
Could a merger be next for Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft?
Rebecca Geiger : Focus Europe : July 01, 2016
The law firms with roles in the largest recent M&A deals across Europe.
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.
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.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 13, 2016
Former eBay general counsel Michael Jacobson returns to Cooley in Silicon Valley; a Kirkland & Ellis seeks a shave; Greenberg Traurig grows in Israel; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : June 03, 2016
The state Court of Appeals Thursday denied a summary judgment motion sought by the plaintiff in a legal malpractice suit against Cadwalader stemming from advice the firm gave on a potential deal to gain control of the board of the Six Flags amusement parks in the mid-2000s.
: The National Law Journal : May 30, 2016
Lateral moves, new arrivals, and a new practice group in this week's column.
: New York Law Journal : May 24, 2016
Seven firms have added new partners, and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer has appointed a new chief legal officer.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 18, 2016
A half-dozen big firms shuffled practice leaders within the past week; Skadden snags a high-profile arbitration expert in Hong Kong; the founding partner of Weil's Rhode Island office departs; and other notable laterals from throughout The Am Law 200.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 11, 2016
A quartet of cybersecurity pros plies their wares at new firms; Blank Rome hires a former U.S. senator; Cooley adds a high-powered private equity team; Orrick adds again in Paris; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
: New York Law Journal : May 09, 2016
Norton Rose Fulbright, Akerman, Pryor Cashman and Hancock Estabrook have each added an attorney.
Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : May 09, 2016
The firm announced the addition of seasoned transactional lawyers in New York, Silicon Valley and London, including former Cadwalader private equity chief Ronald Hopkinson.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 05, 2016
More comings-and-goings at Kirkland & Ellis; cybersecurity hiring stays hot at Cooley and Covington; Latham & Watkins snags another lateral in Germany; Paul Weiss restocks its litigation group; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
: The American Lawyer : May 03, 2016
These awards recognize law firms for excellence in handling transatlantic matters across the key areas of corporate, finance and disputes, as well as highlighting in-house leaders and law firm innovation, commitment to pro bono and outstanding transatlantic strategy.
Nell Gluckman : The American Lawyer : May 01, 2016
Key metrics fell again, but the firm says it is positioned for future growth.
Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : April 25, 2016
Mixed signals in the financial sector and the end of recession-related litigation held profits down in New York.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 25, 2016
Ronald Cami heads to Davis Polk & Wardwell in Silicon Valley; Davis Wright Tremaine adds a former top federal prosecutor; another Bracewell partner departs; a new IP boutique forms inside the Beltway; and other key additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Chris Johnson : The American Lawyer : April 25, 2016
The Am Law 100 eked out gains across major financial metrics in 2015. But growth was the slowest in years.
: The American Lawyer : April 25, 2016
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