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Kenneth Wainstein, assistant attorney general for national security, announced a new campaign by the Department of Justice and several partner agencies to reduce illegal exports of military and other technology that could be used for nuclear or terrorist purposes on October 11, 2007 at the Justice Department building in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Stephanie Kuykendal/Bloomberg News)

Cadwalader Litigation Co-Chair to Join Davis Polk

Cadwalader Litigation Co-Chair to Join Davis Polk

Kenneth Wainstein, the former homeland security advisor in the George W. Bush Administration and co-chair of the litigation group at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, is entering a new chapter in his career. After joining Cadwalader in 2012 from O’Melveny & Myers, he is bringing his practice to the New York-centric Davis Polk & Wardwell, where he

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Goldman Sachs Lawyer On Joining Cadwalader Immigration Clinic

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft and Goldman Sachs are teaming up on an unusual project given their lines of business: helping eligible undocumented immigrants apply for lawful permanent residency in the U.S. Cadwalader’s Black & Latino Association, a mentorship, leadership and advocacy group for attorneys at the firm, originally started the clinic two years ago as a way

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Dechert Snags Cadwalader’s Antitrust Team in Brussels

Dechert boosted its antitrust and competition practices in Brussels, hiring a four-lawyer team away from Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft. The team is led by Alec Burnside and includes Anne MacGregor, Marjolein De Backer and Adam Kidane. Burnside has been a managing partner of Cadwalader’s offices in Brussels since May 2011. In August, Cadwalader lost four

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Cadwalader Hires Litigation Co-Chair

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft announced on Monday that it has hired Jason M. Halper, the co-chair of the financial services litigation practice at Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe. Halper, who works in Manhattan, will co-chair Cadwalader’s global litigation group with Washington, D.C. partner Ken Wainstein, the firm said in a statement. The addition replenishes the firm’s

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Cadwalader to Close Hong Kong, Beijing Offices, Lay Off 25 Lawyers

After several months of discussions, Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft will shutter two offices in China — in Hong Kong and Beijing — and with it, lay off 25 lawyers, the firm’s managing partner Pat Quinn told Big Law Business in an interview this week. The two offices, which staff four equity partners, will close by Dec. 31,

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Cadwalader Loses Top Executive Pay Partner to McDermott

After a busy end-of-August in the business of law world, news broke again over Labor Day: Steve Eckhaus, the chair of Cadwalader’s executive compensation practice group, is joining McDermott Will & Emery. That’s one more out the door of the New York law firm, which in August saw its top antitrust team in Washington, D.C.  decamp

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Cadwalader Cancels 2017 Summer Associate Program in D.C.

Cadwalader has cancelled its 2017 summer associate program in Washington, D.C., the firm confirmed to Big Law Business. “To be fair to students, and ensure that we have appropriate opportunities for all our program participants, we have decided to take a year off from our DC office summer program,” said a firm spokeswoman in a

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UPDATED: Top. D.C. Antitrust Lawyers to Leave Cadwalader

Four antitrust partners in Washington, D.C. whose clients include Microsoft and Cigna, are leaving Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft to join Paul, Weiss Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison. Leading the group is Charles “Rick” Rule, the head of Cadwalader’s antitrust group, chair of the firm’s litigation department and managing partner of its Washington, D.C. office, according to a

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This Top Deutsche Bank Lawyer is Coming Out of Retirement

Joseph Polizzotto is coming out of retirement to take a senior leadership role at one of the country’s biggest legal outsourcing companies. If you don’t know the name, Polizzotto ran Deutsche Bank Americas as its general counsel from March 2009 to June 2014, when he handed off the reins to Michael Chepiga, a longtime litigator of

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