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Rankings & Recognition

Julie Cohen
Director of Marketing and Communications

Cahill Receives Exceptional Rankings in Legal 500 US 2024

Date: 06/13/24

Cahill has once again been named one of the country’s top firms in the Legal 500 US 2024 guide.

The firm received 18 practice area rankings, including Tier 1 recognition in Capital Markets: High-Yield Debt Offerings and Commercial Lending (Advice to Lenders). The publication also recommended 40 Cahill attorneys in their respective practice areas.

Legal 500 US, which covers the top firms and lawyers in the United States in nationwide rankings, referenced a wide range of positive market commentary regarding the quality of Cahill’s work. Feedback from clients and peers included:

  • Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense: “The Cahill team has provided exceptional and comprehensive white-collar criminal defense services. The primary driving factor which differentiates this team from others is the quality of the people providing the services. They are extremely smart, strategic, dedicated, innovative, and perhaps most importantly, they truly care about the client and the outcome of the case.”
  • Capital Markets: “The Cahill debt team is very strong - they have a ton of experience, which ensures they have their finger on the pulse of the market. It also gives them great judgment for recent activity and what investors care about today.”; “They are personable, smart, quick thinking, and hard working.”
  • Commercial Lending (Advice to Lenders): “Cahill is one of the long-standing leaders in the leverage loan market. [The firm] has long standing relationships with nearly all the key banks on the street.”
  • Corporate Governance: “Brilliant, well-informed, and creative practitioners.”; “I view Cahill as a practical advisor for all aspects of my business and brand. I also value the versatility that the Cahill team has demonstrated, advising on a range of issues, including corporate governance, strategic partnerships, new merchandising and ventures, intellectual property, and business tax issues.”
  • Dispute Resolution: “They are exceptionally adept at negotiating with sophisticated parties.”
  • Financial Services Litigation: “Cahill has both broad and deep knowledge of and expertise in the financial services sector.”; “They provide timely, pragmatic, and actionable advice and excellent advocacy.”
  • Environment (Transactional): “A strong team that knows the market and is very commercial.”; “They are smart, hard-working, and willing to get the right answers.”
  • FinTech: “Cahill has a famously strong banking-led transactional practice, which also extends to the fintech and crypto space, including advice on contentious, regulatory, and transactional matters.”
  • M&A: Middle-Market (Sub-$500M): “Professional, reasonable, and commercial team.”
  • Media and Entertainment: Litigation: “Expert First Amendment litigators. Decades of experience. Innovative constitutional theorists.”; “I preferred a collaborative approach, and Cahill accommodated that in a way that felt natural, made the experience enjoyable, and produced an exceptional result.”; “This team is very strong on the substantive law – they really know it and the case law inside and out, and demonstrate very good judgment on legal issues.”
  • Patents: Litigation: “Cahill is a growing group of experts in patent infringement disputes, particularly in the pharmaceuticals, biotech, and biosimilars industries.”
  • Tax: Non-contentious: “The tax team has excellent subject matter expertise and broad capabilities covering all areas of taxation. They go above/beyond to ensure their clients needs are met even if out of the standard scope of the engagement.”; “The team is responsive and able to quickly understand complex situations. The team’s knowledge of the tax code is apparent in the quality of feedback provided.”

To view the firm’s full rankings, click here.