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Rankings & Recognition

Cahill Named Among the Nation's Elite Law Firms by The Legal 500

37 Cahill Attorneys also Named as Leaders in their Field(s)

Date: 06/27/14

Cahill has again been named one of the nation's leading law firms by The Legal 500 United States. The new 2014 edition highly recommends Cahill's practice in the areas of: corporate finance, mergers, acquisitions and buyouts; Securities Litigation; White-collar Criminal Defense; Insurance; and Telecoms and Broadcast. Additionally, 37 Cahill lawyers have also been named among the nation's leading practitioners in their field(s). Cahill has been recommended by The Legal 500 in each of its United States editions since 2006.

The new edition again ranked Cahill’s high yield debt practice among the top three nationally, reporting that the firm has retained its status as a “real leader in the space,” and that it is “renowned for its underwriter practice,” with respect to other debt and equity capital markets practice. On the bank side, Cahill ranked among the leading five practices nationally, with the guide nothing that Cahill has “an incredibly strong and deep bench of finance lawyers,” and citing client praise for “its commercial approach, particularly when it comes to advising the lenders on major leveraged buyouts.”

With respect to M&A: middle-market (under $500 million), The Legal 500 has ranked Cahill as a top tier law firm, citing the support of the firm’s strong leveraged finance practice.  With respect to Insurance: advise to insurers, The Legal 500 has recommended Cahill based on sources describing the firm’s “speedy, comprehensive and appropriate responses”, as well as it’s “enormous experience and knowledge of the field.”

The new edition recommends Cahill in Securities: Shareholder Litigation and in White Collar Defense, noting the firm manages "high-profile cases for household name clients, often with an international element," citing clients who praised the firm for its "great people and great client relationships."

Within Telecoms and broadcast: regulatory and transactional categories, The Legal 500 recommends Cahill’s Washington-D.C.-based communications practice, praising Cahill’s successful representation of Cable ONE before the FCC, state and federal courts and state agencies in connection with its video, VoIP and internet access services.

Now in its 27th year, The Legal 500 Series is widely acknowledged as the world’s largest legal referral guide. The Legal 500 United States is an independent guide that surveys and interviews more than 250,000 corporate counsel globally each year. Firms and individuals are recommended purely on merit. It is the only guide to truly reflect the needs of corporate counsel by focusing on the strength in depth of the teams (practice and associates) rather than simply list individual partners.