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Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP

Main Office: 80 Pine Street | New York City | NY | 10005-1702
Phone: 212-701-3000 | Fax: 212-269-5420
The epitome of a top-notch legal firm, Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP is where you'll find the best in legal services. They're the obvious choice with talented lawyers, a fantastic work culture, strong leadership, and seamless operations. My recommendation is without hesitation.
Noelle Fletcher impressed us with their professional approach, quick response, and great impression on our staff.
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Founder of BCG Attorney Search and America's top legal recruiter

BCG Attorney Search works with over 25,000 law firms. Every month, ten of thousands of attorneys submitted their resume to Harrison and he works with less than 2% of them. Harrison knows quality and dose whatever it takes to get his candidates jobs: Since 2000, Harrison has personally made thousands of placements and is by far the most effective legal placement professional in history.





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Reviewed on December 18, 2017
Former Employee

The law office really should look into appreciating their employees more for the work they do. Also, the firm should continue to offer incentives to employees.

The law firm does a great job of offering incentives to employees like a good vacation and various health care plans. Partners at the firm do a great job of offering their knowledge by being open to easily work with them.

The management team at the law firm lacks in understanding the work which staff and employees perform. Staff and employees are sometimes replaced by contractors out of the law firm.

Former Employee

Reviewed on October 26, 2017
Former Employee

I would like to see the senior attorneys take more risk and diversify. They should take on larger more interesting cases. I would also like to see them take on fewer cases as a whole while diversifying.

The great attorneys at this firm taught me a lot as an intern. The work environment is fast paced with a lot of large cases and you will be forced to learn quickly, which I find to be a good thing.

The senior attorneys seem stuck in their ways, and thus, don't expect much change from this firm if you start to work here. The work environment can be too fast paced at times.

Former Employee



Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP was founded in 1919 and quickly built a national reputation for excellence in the financial and corporate areas. During the mid to late 1930's, Cahill earned status as a "Securities Act" firm and during and after the Second World War, under the leadership of John T. Cahill, the legendary former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Cahill grew dramatically. Maintaining its innovative corporate law practice, the firm also came to be counted among the leading litigation firms in the nation. Cahill has thrived for nearly a century by focusing on the most significant opportunities and complex challenges facing the top financial services firms and other multinational corporations. Our premier transactional and litigation groups have developed impressive records of accomplishment in high profile cases and headline-grabbing deals. Cahill lawyers are highly client-driven. The firm is specifically chosen by clients because of our experience, depth of knowledge and facility in managing challenging situations. Cahill is known for innovative trial strategies and financing solutions that draw on the strengths of the entire firm and reflect a wider perspective than that typically afforded by the specialized niches and micro practices that make up a large law firm. A passion for challenging and distinctive work is at the heart of our firm culture and explains why Cahill consistently wins cases and ranks among the most active firms in the financial league tables year after year. Among our ranks are lawyers who joined Cahill following distinguished careers in the Securities and Exchange Commission, United States Department of Justice, Department of the Treasury, Federal Trade Commission and other federal and state agencies. Our lawyers are committed to advancing the goals of not-for-profit organizations through our pro bono program, and we are proud of our unique partnership with The Legal Aid Society, which helps disadvantaged New Yorkers, including children, immigrants and the disabled achieve justice under the law. Each year since 2005, The Legal Aid Society has presented the firm or our lawyers with the Pro Bono Publico Award "in recognition of Cahill's outstanding commitment to the cause of equal justice through pro bono service."

Practice Areas

Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP practices law in the following areas and works with its clients to provide the best possible legal solutions.

Hiring Criteria

Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP follows the set of hiring criteria outlined below.

Cahill seeks intellectual ability and evidence of the motivation and self confidence among the attorney aspirants. The firm recruits through campus placements as well as job fairs too. The law firm visited 12 law schools for placements and attended 5 job fairs during 2011.

Pro bono

The pro bono services provided by Cahill attorneys include issues involving criminal, immigration, and civil rights. One of the firm's more unique pro bono ventures is the

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Notable cases

Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP Awards and Recognitions Write a review

In spite of being a relatively small law firm in the US, Cahill has successfully marked its presence by not only drawing attention of its prospective clients but also it has been able to get national and international recognition for its law practice.

Cahill has been consistently ranked no.1 by Bloomberg for representing investment banks in the over $250 billion (2011) US corporate high yield debt markets and also Thomson Reuters conferred the law firm with the no.1 position for representing lenders and arrangers in the over $400 billion (2011) US corporate leveraged syndicated loan markets.

Cahill's Capital Markets Practice has achieved Top Rankings by Bloomberg in Q3 Global Legal Advisory League Tables

The firm repeatedly topped lists for volume and number of big corporate deals and was named a

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The firm believes that the diverse backgrounds of its lawyers and staff foster creativity and innovation that enable the firm to provide a higher level of service to its clients. Cahill was an original signatory of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York's (ABCNY) 1991 "Statement of Diversity Principles", which was revised in 2003.

The firm is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and, in conformity with federal, state and local law, prohibiting discrimination on account of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, citizenship, disability or sexual orientation with respect to any and all terms of employment.

Summer associate program

Cahill has a 10-week summer program, where associates are expected to complete about 10 assignments and attend weekly training sessions. The firm maintains flexible policy for its summer program staffing and allows summers to work in a variety of practice groups or to concentrate in one area.

Summer associates are assigned a Liaison Partner, who assists the summer associate in finding assignments in any and all areas in which the summer associate expresses an interest, including pro bono work. It may be noted that in 2010, 100% of the firm's 15 summer associates received offers.

The firm encourages its summer associates to capitalize on different opportunities to represent, on a one-on-one basis, pro bono clients of The Legal Aid Society of New York, who lack the legal counsel indispensable to secure benefits that profoundly impact their lives.

Working for the Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
Cahill operates more on a free-market system. Though, there are no official minimum billable hours required to qualify for a bonus, it is believed that 1,800 hours is the minimum annual expectation.

Working for Cahill also brings partnership prospects. The eligibility to qualify for a partnership is set at seven to eight years of practice at the firm.

The firm believes that it has a culture of professionalism, mutual respect, and appreciation for each other's individuality fosters a welcoming environment where people work together in the way that best suit its clients' needs and promotes career satisfaction in its attorneys.


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