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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

4 Star Rating

4 Reviews

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Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP Reviews

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Reviewed on May 19, 2024

Current Employee Current Employee Mr. San Francisco

Advice to law firm management:
The leadership team is doing a great job staying accessible to even the new associates at the firm. It's nice to see an open door policy that actually works.

This is a great place for those looking to advance their careers. I've found the leadership team to be incredibly accessible and approachable, which is a breath of fresh air. Even new associates are given exposure to large, high-profile cases at a level that I haven't seen in corporate finance firms before.

This is a very specialized firm, so those looking to be exposed to a wide variety of clients and cases probably won't be too happy here. Compensation for new associates could probably stand some adjustment, as well.

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Length of Employment:
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Reviewed on May 19, 2024

Former Employee Former Employee Mr. San Francisco

Advice to law firm management:
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.

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Headline: Experience Excellence at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP is one of the nation's premier law firms with a global reach. Founded in 1919, the firm quickly built a reputation for excellence in the financial and corporate areas. Over the years, Cahill has developed into a leading litigation firm, handling high profile cases and complex challenges for some of the top financial services firms and other multinational corporations. Attorneys who join Cahill will be part of a team of highly client-driven professionals, passionate about challenging and distinctive work. The firm has a history of success managing difficult situations, and its lawyers are adept at developing innovative trial strategies and financing solutions that draw on the strengths of the entire firm. Cahill is home to many lawyers who have had distinguished careers in government, including those who have served in the Securities and Exchange Commission, United States Department of Justice, Department of the Treasury, Federal Trade Commission and other federal and state agencies. The firm also has a strong commitment to pro bono work, having been recognized by The Legal Aid Society with the Pro Bono Publico Award several times in the last decade. Working at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP offers attorneys the opportunity to gain experience in the financial and corporate legal fields, as well as the chance to join a team of dedicated professionals committed to achieving justice. Attorneys can benefit from the firm's innovative approach to litigation and proven track record of success in the most complex of cases.

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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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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