Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

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Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP 

Size of Organization: 650
Year Established: 1792
Main Office: New York, New York
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Telephone: (212) 504-6000
Fax: (212) 504-6666

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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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U.S. Federal Litigation Activity
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Highest number of cases by Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP:
Securities (16 cases in past two years)
U.S. Patent Activity
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Total number of U.S. granted patents by Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP:
5 (in past two years)
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Total number of Peer Review Rated lawyers of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP: 38
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Total number of Client Reviews for Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP: 1

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Gregory A. Markel,William P. Mills,Brittany Schulman,Martin L. Seidel, September 23, 2015
In a September 11, 2015, decision, the Delaware Chancery Court denied a former officer and director advance reimbursement of legal fees in a dispute with his company, despite his insistence that multiple corporate documents and Delaware law entitled him to advancement. The opinion underscores the...

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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...


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