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Julie Cohen
Director of Marketing and Communications

Cahill Named a Top Firm in the 2023 Legal 500 US Guide

Date: 06/08/23

The Legal 500 United States edition has again named Cahill as one of the country’s top firms as part of the publication’s 2023 guide. The firm has been named a leading law firm in: Antitrust Civil Litigation/Class Action: Defense; Antitrust Merger Control; Capital Markets representation across Debt, Equity Offerings, and High-Yield; Commercial Lending (Advice to Lenders); Corporate Governance; Corporate Investigations & White Collar Defense for both Advice to Individuals and Advice to Corporates; Environmental (Transactional); General Commercial Disputes; Insurance (Advice to Insurers); Middle-Market M&A; Media, Technology and Telecoms Broadcast: Transactional; Securities Litigation Defense; Tax; and for the first time, Financial Services Litigation and FinTech. Additionally, 32 individual Cahill attorneys were recommended by The Legal 500.

Cahill’s Banking & Finance practice continues to be distinguished as a tier-one ranked firm in the Finance: Commercial Lending table, praised as a “market leading team” by clients. The review published by The Legal 500 in the 2023 guide noted that Cahill is “one of the few law firms that can truly handle large, complex financings involving numerous financing products.” In the high-yield debt space, Cahill maintained its tier-one ranking with clients lauding the firm for their “vast market share” and “wealth of knowledge.” Clients commented that Cahill is “the best at representing lenders with respect to syndicated loans and bridge loans to high yield capital markets offerings.”

Cahill was also ranked as a top firm for debt and equity offerings, described as having a “market-leading team” that is “very commercial and deal/solution oriented,” with a notable record in tech and gaming company offerings.

Cahill has continued to rise in the rankings among the top firms for Corporate Investigations & White Collar Defense by The Legal 500. Testimonials published in the 2023 guide remarked that the team has “outstanding knowledge and understanding of processes” and is able to “address and overcome difficult virtually impossible situations achieving favorable results and outcomes” with “extremely strong technical expertise.”

For the second year in a row, Cahill has been ranked in the Corporate Governance arena, with sources commenting on the team’s “top-flight talent” and praising the team’s “deep bench” handling a range of work, with an increasing focus on ESG matters.

Cahill’s antitrust department continues to be ranked among the leading law firms in both the Merger Control and Civil Litigation/Class Actions: Defense tables. In commenting to The Legal 500, clients praised Cahill, saying it is an “excellent firm” and has a “strong reputation for antitrust.”

The Securities litigation and General Commercial litigation teams were again lauded in the 2023 guide by The Legal 500 for their “great collaborative effort, great attention to detail and the ability to implement litigation strategy.”

Cahill’s insurance practice continues to be highly ranked by The Legal 500, with the publication noting the firm’s experience in their representation of a number of major insurers and reinsurers in significant national disputes. In the telecoms space, Cahill’s practice in D.C. was noted for its breadth of expertise, working with high-profile, international financial institutions, representing them in all aspects, including regulatory, of major financing transactions connected to market-leading telecoms companies.

The firm’s tax practice has maintained its ranking among the top law firms in The Legal 500’s 2023 publication, with clients applauding the team’s “deep industry knowledge and responsiveness to any queries.”

Newly ranked this year is the firm’s Cryptocurrency & Blockchain practice, ranked as a “Firm to Watch” by The Legal 500 in the FinTech table. The team is noted for its efforts in the fintech and crypto space, including advice on contentious, regulatory and transactional matters. 

The firm was also ranked in the Financial Services Litigation space, and praised as “extremely intelligent” and “extremely experienced,” highlighting the landmark victory for Credit Suisse in FX litigation.

In this year’s 2023 guide, Cahill’s environmental practice earned a tier-two ranking with one source remarking to The Legal 500 that the team is “in the lead on the growing issue of ESG in all its manifestations. They are without doubt the firm I would choose if you want the best environmental expertise going.”