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
New DOJ Policy Regarding Individual Accountability for Corporate Wrongdoing
Jodi L. Avergun,Raymond Banoun,Bret A. Campbell,Peter B. Clark,Adam S. Lurie, September 14, 2015
On September 9, 2015, the U.S. Department of Justice announced a new policy regarding individual accountability for corporate misconduct. The policy, described in a memo authored by Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates1, posits that “one of the most effective ways to combat corporate...
D.C. Circuit Upholds Attorney-Client Privilege Again in In re Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc.
Jodi L. Avergun,Bret A. Campbell,Adam S. Lurie,Katherine Preston, August 19, 2015
On August 11, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit granted a petition by Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc. (“KBR”) for a writ of mandamus in order to protect KBR’s assertion of attorney-client privilege over its prior internal investigation of alleged violations of...
Year Established: 1792
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