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Diversity

"Mission and Motivation Cadwalader is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment that supports the development and advancement of individuals of all background, so as to better serve our clients and our communities. The Cadwalader Center for Diversity & Inclusion (CCDI) serves as a central resource for the Firm's diversity programs, initiatives and policies, and aims to enhance gender, racial/ethnic and LGBT diversity and inclusion within the Firm to create an unrivalled environment that..."

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Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

200 Liberty Street
New York, NY 10281
Phone: (212) 504-6000

Stats

Managing Partner: Patrick Quinn
Hiring Partners: Lisa J. Pauquette (New York), Henry A. LaBrun (Charlotte), Jodi L. Avergun (Washington, DC)
Total No. Attorneys 2019:
250 - 500

Base Salary

U.S. offices
1st year: $190,000
2nd year: $200,000
3rd year: $220,000
4th year: $255,000
5th year: $280,000
6th year: $305,000
7th year: $325,000
8th year: $340,000
9th year: $350,000
10th year: $360,000
Summer associate: $3,653/week

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
33 out of 35 (2Ls) (2018)

No. of Summer Associates:
35 total (All 2Ls) (2018)

Employment Contact

New York
Tara Conlon
Director of Legal Recruitment
(212) 993-2929
tara.conlon@cwt.com
See firm website for more information.

Major Office Locations

Charlotte, NC
New York, NY (HQ)
Washington, DC
Brussels
London

Major Departments

Antitrust
Capital Markets
Corporate
Derivatives & Structured Products
Executive Compensation, Benefits & ERISA
Finance
Financial Regulation
Financial Restructuring
Financial Services
Insurance and Reinsurance
Intellectual Property
Investment Management
Litigation
Private Wealth
Real Estate
Securitization & Asset Based Finance
Tax
White Collar Defense and Investigations
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.