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August 04, 2015 1:38 AM ET

Professional Services

Company Overview of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Company Overview

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP (CWT) provides legal advisory services to financial institutions, industrial, aerospace, consumer products, electronics, energy, governmental agencies, and entertainment sectors. The firm focuses on areas including antitrust, business fraud, capital markets, merger and acquisitions, financial restructuring, and global financial analysis. Additionally, CWT provides commercial litigation, regulation and derivatives, taxation review, investment management, appellate, and strategic consulting services. Its clientele includes British Energy, Morgan Stanley, Pfizer, Bank of America, and Northwest Airlines. The firm was founded in 1792 and is headquartered in New Y...

One World Financial Center

New York, NY 10281

United States

Founded in 1792





Key Executives for Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Managing Partner
Managing Partner
Managing Partner
Managing Partner
Age: 51
Senior Partner and Head of the International Banking & Finance
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP Key Developments

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP Appoints Richard Brand to its New York Office as Partner in Corporate Department

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP announced that Richard Brand has joined the firm's New York office as a partner in its Corporate Department. Brand is widely recognized as a leading advisor to public companies, hedge funds, private equity firms and investment banks. His experience includes mergers and acquisitions, takeover preparedness and defense, shareholder activism and defense, general corporate advisory work and securities offerings. Brand's recent representations include The Macerich Company in connection with Simon Property Group's $23 billion unsolicited takeover offer and subsequent settlement with two activist investors; 3G Capital in its $28 billion acquisition, together with Berkshire Hathaway, of H. J. Heinz Company; Peter J. Solomon Co. as financial advisor to Office Depot in its pending $6 billion merger with Staples; activist investor Bill Ackman's hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management in its partnership with Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. to make a $54 billion unsolicited takeover bid for Allergan Inc.; and Sachem Head Capital Management in its acquisition of a 9.8% stake in CDK Global Inc. Before joining Cadwalader, Brand was a partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP and, previously, an associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP and a staff writer for The Miami Herald.

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP Appoints Chad Mills as Partner in its Energy & Commodities Practice in Houston

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP announced that Chad Mills is joining the firm as Partner in its Energy & Commodities Practice in Houston. Mills is a leading practitioner in structured energy transactions and related energy trading agreements, project infrastructure development, mergers and acquisitions, and other corporate transactions for clients including energy providers, developers, investors and underwriters in gas, electric power and oil. Mills' work includes acquisitions and divestitures of oil and gas properties, as well as project finance, joint operating agreements and transportation agreements. His work in the electric power industry has encompassed renewable energy, coal-fired and gas-fired facilities as well as energy market agreements.

Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft Announces Earnings Results for the Year 2014

Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft announced earnings results for the year 2014. For the year, the company's gross revenue remain flat, with a minimal dip from $481.7 million to $481.5 million. Profits per partner dropped more substantially last year, by 15.3% to $2.21 million. Its revenue per lawyer also fell by 3.2%, to $1.07 million.

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