About this office:
As one of the oldest law firms in the United States, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, founded in downtown New York in 1792, is proud of more than 200 years of service to many of the country's and the world's most prestigious institutions. With a rich history, our lawyers have participated in many of the most significant social, economic and legal issues accompanying the growth of the United States. These well-established roots have led us to also become one of the world's most prominent law firms, with influence that has expanded around the globe as we advise clients with interests in Europe, South America and the Pacific Rim. In the process, we have established long-standing relationships with many of the world's premier financial institutions, Fortune 500 companies and other leading corporations, government entities, charitable and health care organizations, and individual private clients. With offices in New York, London, Charlotte, Washington, Beijing, Hong Kong, Houston and Brussels, we offer clients innovative solutions to legal and financial issues in a wide range of areas.
Specific Practice & Industry Groups Details:
Statement of Practice Summary:
Antitrust And Trade Regulation; Bankruptcy; Banks And Banking; Business Law; Class Actions; Commercial Law; Commercial Real Estate; Commodities; Complex And Multi-District Litigation; Contracts; Copyrights; Corporate Law; Debtor And Creditor; Employee Benefits; Environmental Law; Equipment Finance And Leasing; Finance; Health Care; Insurance; Intellectual Property; International Law; Investments; Litigation; Mergers And Acquisitions; Divestitures; Mortgages; Nonprofit And Charitable Organizations; Patents; Real Estate; Regulatory Law; Securities; Taxation; Trade Secrets; Trademarks; Unfair Competition; White Collar Crime.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
Second Circuit Denies Midland’s Request For Rehearing On Its Decision That
Upended Longstanding Principles of Lending Law
Nathan Bull,Scott A. Cammarn, August 26, 2015
On August 12, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit denied Midland Funding, LLC and Midland Credit Management (collectively, “Midland”)’s petition for panel rehearing, or, in the alternative, rehearing en banc, of the Second Circuit’s recent...
Second Circuit Holds Application of State Usury Laws to Third-Party Debt Purchasers Not Preempted by National Bank Act
Nathan Bull,Scott A. Cammarn,Michael S. Gambro,Stuart N. Goldstein,Jordan M. Schwartz, June 23, 2015
On May 22, 2015, in Madden v. Midland Funding, LLC1 (“Madden”), the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that the application of state usury laws to third-party assignees is not preempted by the National Bank Act (the “NBA”) but rather such assignees...
New York Enacts Revisions to the UCC
Steven N. Cohen,Lech Kalembka,Bryon Mulligan, March 12, 2015
As many readers are aware, substantial revisions to Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code (the “UCC”) became effective in all 50 states and the District of Columbia in 2001 or shortly thereafter.
Year Established: 1792
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