United States: Cadwalader Named Law Firm Of The Year By Risk Magazine
Last Updated: December 6 2017

Risk Magazine named Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP as Law Firm of the Year. The award was presented at the 2018 Risk Awards Progam in London. The magazine recognizes firms and individuals for work in the derivatives market and risk management. Cadwalader was also recognized as Law Firm of the Year in 2016.

Jeffrey Robins, co-chair of the firm's Financial Services Group, commented on the honor:

"This recognition affirms our commitment to world-class client service. Our team approaches each engagement with the goal of providing forward-thinking, pragmatic solutions."

The magazine acknowledged Cadwalader's work in several areas, including:

  • nothingsecuring a unique extension of Volcker Rule restrictions for a global bank (led by partners Scott Cammarn and Brian Foster);nothing
  • nothingadvising the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association ("SIFMA") on regulatory and documentation issues relating to FINRA margin requirements, marking the first significant change to the broker-dealer margin regulations in at least a decade (led by partners Scott Cammarn and Steven Lofchie, with associate Nihal Patel);nothing
  • nothingmanaging complex payment structures for the State of Illinois that aligned the interests of multiple stakeholders while navigating significant bureaucratic hurdles (led by partners Lary Stromfeld, Richard Schetman, Mark Howe and Stephanie Marcantonio, with associates Jakarri Hamlin and Soo Kyong Yi); andnothing
  • nothingadvising the International Swaps and Derivatives Association ("ISDA"), the primary derivatives trade association in the world, on industry strategies to produce and implement documentation necessitated by Dodd-Frank (led by partners Jeffrey Robins and Lary Stromfeld, with associate Nihal Patel).

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