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.
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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 York State Court Extends Common Interest Privilege to Merger Talks
Gregory A. Markel,William P. Mills,Brittany Schulman,Martin L. Seidel, December 17, 2014
In a December 4, 2014 decision, the New York Appellate Court, First Department, held that documents and discussions related to negotiation of a merger could be protected by the common interest privilege. The ruling represents a change in New York law which, unlike Delaware, previously limited the...
2014 FERC Enforcement Report Emphasizes Internal Compliance Procedures, Self-Reporting, and Importance of Cooperation
Doron F. Ezickson,Gregory Kusel,Gregory K. Lawrence,Christopher J. Polito, December 10, 2014
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) Office of Enforcement (Enforcement) 2014 Report on Enforcement (Report), issued on November 20, 2014, provides an overview of and statistics regarding FERC’s enforcement activities during the fiscal year 2014 within Enforcement’s...
Year Established: 1792