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
Chancery Court Takes Firm Stance on Seller’s Pre-Closing Privileged Communication
Jason M. Halper,William P. Mills,Martin L. Seidel, November 28, 2013
A recent Delaware Chancery Court opinion highlights the risk to sellers and their advisors that pre-closing communications could become evidence in a post-closing lawsuit related to the transaction. The opinion, Great Hill Equity Partners IV, LP v. SIG Growth Equity Fund I, LLLP, provides a number...
Delaware Court Confirms High Bar to Escape Deal
Jason M. Halper,William P. Mills,Martin L. Seidel, November 19, 2013
Two recent Delaware Chancery Court opinions, issued on October 25 and November 9, 2013, illustrate the high bar that buyers and sellers must clear to escape an unfavorable deal or obtain a court order requiring a deal to close.
Court Holds that San Bernardino is Eligible to File for Chapter 9
Thomas J. Curtin,Mark C. Ellenberg,Lary Stromfeld, October 28, 2013
On October 16, 2013, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California ruled that the City of San Bernardino is eligible for protection under chapter 9 of the Bankruptcy Code. In re City of San Bernardino, Cal., Case No. 12-28006, 2013 WL 5645560 (Bankr. C.D. Cal. Oct. 16, 2013)....
Year Established: 1792