Chérie R. Kiser Joins Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP as Partner in Washington, D.C. Office
Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP today announced that Chérie R. Kiser has joined the firm as a partner resident in its Washington, D.C. office. Ms. Kiser has been at the forefront of the expansion of new entrants into the voice and data communications markets since 1990, and has assisted large communications companies in all aspects of their telecommunications and broadband strategies including the provision of general advice and representation before the Federal Communications Commission and state regulatory agencies. Ms. Kiser will be managing Cahill’s D.C. office. She joins Cahill from Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., where she managed the D.C. office and chaired the firm’s Communications Section.
“Chérie has built an impressive practice in areas of importance to our clients such as communications law and regulatory matters,” said William M. Hartnett, chairman of Cahill’s executive committee. “Chérie will be an asset to our practice, both in D.C. and elsewhere.”
Ms. Kiser has represented telecommunications and data communications companies such as local exchange carriers, cable companies, integrated communications providers, Internet service providers, voice over Internet protocol service providers, applications service providers, satellite carriers, wireless carriers, trade associations, and large users of telecommunications and information services in transactions and related regulatory advice.
“Cahill is highly regarded for its corporate representations and has a prestigious litigation practice,” stated Ms. Kiser. “I look forward to realizing the synergies between my own practice and Cahill’s, and to contributing to the firm's growth and continued success.”
Cahill’s corporate lawyers regularly participate in some of the most significant transactions in the marketplace, and in 2007 the firm was involved in 265 transactions with aggregate approximate value of $249 billion. Its litigation practice is frequently at the forefront of public and private matters of size and import in federal and state courts throughout the country, and was recently top-ranked both nationally and in New York by Legal Media Group (the publishers of Institutional Investor) in Benchmark - The Definitive Guide to America's Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys 2008.
Earlier in her career, Ms. Kiser was a Senior Regulatory Attorney for Sprint Communications Company. She earned her B.A. from the University of Minnesota in 1981, and her J.D., with a specialization in communications, from the Columbus School of Law at Catholic University of America in 1987.