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Rankings & Recognition

Julie Cohen
Director of Marketing and Communications

Cahill Corporate Lawyers Awarded Top Ranks by Chambers USA 2023

Date: 06/05/23

Chambers USA has recognized fifteen of our corporate lawyers as leaders in various practice categories, including Antitrust; Banking & Finance; Bankruptcy/Restructuring; Capital Markets: Debt & Equity; Environment: Mainly Transactional; Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer; Tax and Telecom; and Broadcast & Satellite, as part of the publication's 2023 guide.

The 2023 publication marks Cahill’s twelfth consecutive year ranked as a Band 1 firm nationwide in Capital Markets: High-Yield Products and the continued Band 1 ranking for Banking & Finance in New York and nationally, a table the firm has been a leader on for sixteen years.

Bill Hartnett has achieved continued recognition for his efforts in Banking & Finance and Capital Markets: Debt & Equity, respectively. In addition, partner Jim Clark has long been recognized as a leading attorney for banking and capital markets transactions. Partner Jonathan Schaffzin, ranked Band 1 in Banking & Finance and highly ranked in the Capital Markets: Debt & Equity table, was lauded by clients as a “seasoned professional with great commercial sense." Clients similarly praised partner Adam Dworkin, well-regarded in the banking & finance space, as “fantastic”, adding that he is “very knowledgeable with regards to leveraged finance." Partner Bill Miller who rose in the Capital Markets: Debt & Equity table and maintains high ranking in the Banking & Finance category, was applauded by clients for his efficiency and hard work, with one client noting, “Bill is very knowledgeable and deal-savvy, and gives great practical advice." Partner John Tripodoro, long ranked by Chambers USA in the nationwide Capital Markets table, was commended by clients for his “deep market knowledge” and experience in “complex transactions."

Praised by clients as “extremely well-rounded” and a “knowledgeable tax professional," partner and head of Cahill’s tax group, Craig Horowitz achieved continued ranking in the Chambers 2023 guide for his efforts on behalf of financial institutions. Partner Thorn Rosenthal maintained Band 1 and Band 2 rankings in the New York and nationwide categories for Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer tables, respectively. Clients praised Thorn as a "great adviser who takes care of the hard problems."

Cahill’s Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite practice, based in our D.C. office, has earned continued success with clients who lauded partner and Chair of Cahill’s communications practice group Chérie Kiser’s transactional and regulatory practice, with one client commenting, "Chérie's level of knowledge and ability to provide guidance and strategy is remarkable. She's a truly amazing lawyer." Additionally, counsel Angela Collins achieved rankings in the D.C. table with clients noting “she fully understands the regulatory landscape.”

Cahill’s Environmental team has been consistently recognized by Chambers USA in New York, commended for its extensive experience advising prominent lenders and underwriters on major financial and corporate transactions. Counsel Greg Battista was praised as a “voice of reason,” with clients noting that “he's thoughtful and knows how to prioritize what should be prioritized.” Commenting on senior attorney Lynn Schmidt’s efforts in the space, one client stated, “Lynn is very smart, very practical and very good at getting negotiations moving."