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Rankings & Recognition

Chambers USA Recognizes Cahill as a Top Tier Firm for Corporate Finance and Litigation in 2014 Rankings

Date: 05/23/14

Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP

The 2014 edition of Chambers USA has ranked Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP as a leading law firm nationally in Capital Markets: Debt & Equity and Banking & Finance, including the only Band 1 ranking in High Yield products. The new edition also ranks Cahill among New York's "Elite" Commercial Litigation practices and among the leading Securities Litigation; White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations; Media Litigation; Insurance Litigation; and Antitrust practices as well as the top Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite practices in Washington, D.C. Over a third of Cahill's partners have also been ranked in the 2014 edition.

Ranked as the sole firm in Band 1 nationally in Capital Markets: High Yield Products, Chambers USA reported that Cahill "Maintains an outstanding and formidable reputation for representing high-yield bond managers," and cited clients commenting "They are not just legal folks, they are also very capable of helping us from a commercial side." 

Chambers also ranked Cahill among the top five Banking & Finance practices nationally, citing clients as saying, "They give very good advice and it has the benefit of a commercial perspective. They're very smart, they work extremely hard and have a lot of depth and not only at the partner level," and, "They are a real pleasure, very smart and very market-savvy. They have a great sense of the market."

The guide also ranked Cahill among New York’s “Elite” firms for Commercial Litigation, including Securities Litigation and White Collar Crime & Government Investigations, citing clients as saying, "They are terrific lawyers; very smart, very practical and very client-oriented," and that "They understand the client goals rather than just the requirements of the case."

Chambers also ranked Cahill among the two leading Insurance Litigation practices in New York and ranked the top nine Insurance Litigation practices nationally, explaining that Cahill has an “Outstanding group with in-depth knowledge of insurance and reinsurance matters and strong capabilities in trial, arbitration and appellate cases," citing sources as commenting, "The strength of Cahill is that it has clear and strong specialist expertise in insurance disputes, commercial litigation and the arbitration of insurance disputes," and "Cahill is one of the major corporate and litigation firms in New York and an undoubted heavyweight."

Cahill also ranked among the top three Media Litigation practices in New York, based in part for having a "Preeminent media litigation practice offering a broad range of capabilities across the sector, with expertise in First Amendment issues," and citing clients as commenting, "The people they have are very intelligent, skilled and capable lawyers." With respect to ranking Cahill among the leading firms for Antitrust in New York, the guide cited clients as saying, "The expertise and the knowledge are outstanding - they are very business-minded and understand our business well," and "They make you feel as if you are their only client."

Regarding Telecom, Chambers USA ranked Cahill among the leading practices in Washington, D.C., reporting that Cahill "Combines excellent regulatory knowledge with impressive capability in transactions and financings involving telecoms companies. Substantial presence in litigation and dispute resolution for companies requiring assistance before the state and federal courts and the FCC," and cited sources as commenting, "The team is well versed in both private corporate and governmental legal matters. They are extremely knowledgeable and their advice has always been timely and accurate."

About Chambers USA 
Chambers USA ranks the leading firms and lawyers in an extensive range of practice areas throughout America. A description of the selection methodology can be found at: