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Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

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Calawader, Wichersham & Taft LLP (also known as CWT) is a New York-based law firm that works on a lot of high-profile transactions. Recently ranked #44 on Vault's 2011 Top 100 Law Firms, CWT has over 200 years of legal experience.[1]

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Introduction

Founded in 1792, CWT is now considered to have the oldest continuing Wall Street law practice in the United States. 

CWT Practice Areas

Linklaters offers a number of specialized practice areas:[2]

  • Banking
  • Capital Markets
  • Competition/Antitrust
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Employment & Incentives
  • Environment & Climate Change
  • Financial Regulation
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Investment Management
  • Litigation & Arbitration
  • Pensions
  • Private Equity
  • Projects
  • Public & Administrative Law
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Regulatory
  • Restructuring & Insolvency
  • Tax
  • Technology Media & Telecommunications
  • Trusts, Private Client and Charities

CWT Offices

Linklahas 5 offices in 19 countries:[3]

  • Belgium
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Luxembourg
  • Netherlands
  • The Nordics
  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom
  • Poland
  • Russia
  • United States
  • Brazil
  • China
  • Hong Kong
  • Japan
  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • Dubai

CWT Size

Linklaters has over 2,200 lawyers employed globally throughout the firms 26 offices in 19 countries. The firm’s London Office, which has a staff of around 765 lawyers, is the largest when it comes to lawyers staffed in one office.[4]

CWT Recruiting

CWT attorneys appreciate the high pay and intellectually stimulating work product.

CWT Salary and Bonuses

CWT provides a competitive salary for its employees.

Associate Base Salary Bonus Range Bonus Comments
Year
Low High Discretionary

1st Year
$160,000

$30,000
No Prorated for 1st years
2nd Year
$170,000

$35,000 No
3rd Year
$185,000

$40,000 No
4th Year
$210,000

$45,000 No
5th Year $230,000
$50,000 No
6th Year $250,000
$55,000 No
  • Salary based on June 2006 figures.[5]

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References

  1. http://www.vault.com/wps/portal/usa/companies/profile?companyId=1631
  2. http://www.linklaters.com/WhatWeDo/Practices/Pages/index.aspx
  3. http://www.linklaters.com/Locations/Pages/Index.aspx?WT.sp=Top
  4. http://www.linklaters.com/WHOWEARE/OURPEOPLE/Pages/Index.aspx?WT.sp=Primary
  5. http://www.infirmation.com/shared/lss/one-payscale.tcl?employer_id=NY2050





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