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Julie Cohen
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Cahill Earns Top Rankings from Chambers USA

Cahill Awarded 2012 Chambers "Award for Excellence" in Finance

Date: 06/11/12

Chambers USA 2012 has named Cahill’s Banking and High Yield Debt practices among the top in the nation, and has awarded Cahill the “2012 Chambers USA Award for Excellence” in Finance. The Awards honor outstanding firms on the basis of research carried out for Chambers USA 2012 and reflect a law firm's pre-eminence in key practice areas. Over a third of Cahill’s partners were also ranked in the 2012 edition.

Within the bank lending category, Chambers USA reported that Cahill is “noted for its deep bench and market-leading knowledge,” and quoted sources commenting that Cahill lawyers "know the market forward and backwards and are fantastic in incredibly complex deals." Chambers USA ranked Cahill as the only law firm in Band One in Capital Markets: High Yield Debt, based on sources saying Cahill is “Our number one firm for high yield work.” With respect to Cahill’s debt and equity practice, Chambers USA noted this “New York-based team has a strong practice in high yield work and IPOs, with an enviable client base amongst major financial institutions.”

Chambers USA 2012 ranked Cahill among New York’s “Elite” firms for Commercial Litigation, and named Cahill’s Insurance Litigation, Media Litigation and Antitrust practices among those leading in New York. With respect to "The Elite" ranking of the firm in Commercial Litigation, Chambers USA explained: "This compact but tremendously effective firm is sought out for its expertise in commercial and criminal litigation and offers clients expertise across a wide range of sectors." The guide cited sources as commenting "They are very thorough and excellent brief writers. They really know the law and can turn stuff around quickly." Regarding First Amendment litigation, the guide commented “The media and entertainment team remains a formidable opponent in First Amendment work."

Chambers USA top-ranked Cahill in Insurance Litigation in New York, commenting that “This established New York firm earns acclaim from peers and clients for its ability to effectively handle insurance disputes at the higher end of the market,” and quoted sources as commenting that Cahill has “Good practical litigators with a broad knowledge of insurance and willingness to take aggressive stances as needed.”

Cahill’s antitrust practice was also named among the top in New York based on feedback that “This team is highly regarded for its work in assisting clients from the banking, insurance and media sectors with antitrust issues,” and sources commenting: The lawyers have that breadth of talent and knowledge, with the experience and capability as solid overall practitioners.”

About Chambers USA
Chambers USA ranks the leading firms and lawyers in an extensive range of practice areas throughout America. The research is in-depth and client focused and the guide is read by industry-leading companies and organizations throughout the US and worldwide.