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Julie Cohen
Director of Marketing and Communications

The Legal 500 US 2011 Recognizes Cahill Partners and Practices

Date: 06/14/11

Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP has been recognized by The Legal 500 US 2011 as a leading law firm in: Finance: Bank Lending, Finance: Capital Markets: Debt, High Yield Debt and Equity offerings; Mergers, Acquisitions and Buyouts; Securities Litigation; White-collar criminal defense; Insurance and Telecoms and Broadcast: regulatory categories. Over a third of Cahill's partners have also been recommended.

Cahill has been ranked within the bank lending category based on client comments that the team is "regarded by clients as a cut above the competition." The guide also endorses Cahill for its work in the debt and equity capital markets, with a first-tier ranking in high yield debt. The editorial states: "Well known for its dominance in the high-yield debt arena, Cahill's heavyweight practice has an enormous deal flow and particular expertise in advising manager-side clients." On the equity side, Cahill is recommended for a "steady equity capital markets practice, with particular strength advising underwriters."

The Legal 500 US has also ranked Cahill as a first-tier firm in middle market M&A (under $500 million) based on client comments that the firm is "a cut above the rest, extremely responsive, experienced and knowledgeable, providing a wide range of lawyers in various practice areas to help with various aspects of a project."

On the litigation side, Cahill's recent work in securities litigation, insurance and white-collar criminal defense is recognized, noting that: ".. the team particularly excels at high-stakes matters where there is an existential threat to the defendant and on matters at the intersection with public policy concerns."

Cahill's Washington D.C.-based communications practice has also been ranked by The Legal 500 US in the Telecoms and broadcast: regulatory category, noting the team's recent accomplishments in the communications sectors in regulatory, litigation and transactional areas.

About The Legal 500 series
The Legal 500 series of guides provide independent, unbiased commentary on leading law firms and their lawyers with rankings largely based on the combined opinions of corporate counsel and law firm clients who participated in each practice area.