”J.P. Morgan Deal Maker Joins Law Firm,” read the headline in The Wall Street Journal, which announced that James Woolery will join Cadwalader as Deputy Chairman and Co-Chair of the Corporate Department.
Woolery, who is widely recognized as one of the country’s leading M&A advisors, was co-head of North American Mergers and Acquisitions at JPMorgan Chase & Co. He has been involved in some of the most important M&A transactions in recent history.
“Jim Woolery is the epitome of the Cadwalader lawyer – an exceptional legal mind that can fashion practical business solutions to complex legal problems,” said W. Christopher White, Chairman of Cadwalader.
“Joining Cadwalader allows me to return to the practice of law while continuing to advise CEOs, general counsels and boards of directors on critical issues relating to corporate strategy and business risk,” Woolery said. “Cadwalader’s rich history of combining leading legal and regulatory counsel with a deep understanding of business operations and strategy will allow us to continue to meet increasingly complex client needs in an evolving market environment. I feel energized and humbled to have the opportunity to join the partnership and work with the firm’s stellar team of lawyers.” read more