10281 New York
Display phone number 00212 504 6000
Jason Halper
Kenneth L. Wainstein
Steven Baker
Vincent Brophy


At Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, we put over 200 years of legal experience and innovation to work for you today. As one of the world’s most prominent financial services law firms, we have earned a reputation for crafting innovative business and financial solutions and developing precedent-setting legal strategies to achieve our clients’ goals. The result is simple: we stand out from our competition because we help you stand out from yours.

Cadwalader’s sophisticated and diverse Global Litigation practice is built on decades of experience achieving victories for clients in both high-profile and confidential matters before judicial and regulatory bodies around the world. The group includes more than 80 full-time attorneys in New York, Washington, D.C., Charlotte, London and Brussels who handle all aspects of investigations, compliance and dispute resolution, including negotiation, mediation and arbitration. When litigation is necessary, they draw on substantial courtroom experience, skills in discovery, motion practice, and trial and appellate advocacy, and expertise in numerous substantive areas. In both the U.S. and Europe, Cadwalader’s market-leading litigators are respected by clients and peers alike for their substantial courtroom experience and business-savvy solutions to today’s most challenging legal problems. 

Our clients are financial sector participants, including global financial institutions, insurance companies and private equity, hedge and other investment funds; as well as large corporations, their boards, audit committees, directors and senior officers in a number of industries, including energy, healthcare and technology.

Cadwalader’s Global Litigation attorneys are regularly recognized by Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500, Benchmark Litigation, Global Investigations Review, Global Competition Review, Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, and other legal and industry publications. Cadwalader was named an «Awesome Opponent» in the BTI Litigation Outlook 2017, a survey of general counsel and in-house litigation heads on which firms they would least like to face as opponents.


  • Antitrust

  • Corporate and Financial Services Litigation and Regulation

  • Intellectual Property

  • International Dispute Resolution

  • White Collar Defense and Investigations